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Housing Search & Information Specialist AmeriCorps Member

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Duration: Full-Time/ 1700 Hours (35 Hours/Week Min.). The term will run from October 2021 until the end of September 2021.

Program Objectives: Michigan's Campaign to End Homelessness (CTEH) AmeriCorps Program will support service providers by increasing their capacity to offer assistance to homeless and at-risk individuals and families. Specifically, the AmeriCorps members in the CTEH program will provide services that will increase an individual's self-sufficiency in the area of income and life skills.

Classification: According to the National and Community Service Act of 1990, AmeriCorps members are not considered employees of the agency where they serve, nor are they employees of the program or the federal government. As such, members cannot engage in activities performed by employees of the host agency or otherwise displace employees.

Essential Duties:

  • Assist with intake to assess the housing needs of the client
  • Addressing housing barriers for the client
  • Create/update lists of available housing for the clients to choose from
  • Connect clients with necessary funds to pay for security deposits, rental fees, or utility payments
  • Maintain/develop relationships with local landlords
  • Receive training for . conduct Housing Quality Standards (HQS) and other housing inspections
  • Assist with independent living skills support related to addressing to income and housing stabilization needs
  • Gather and disperse food and clothing donations to clients
  • Facilitate delivery of needed household items to clients who receive housing
  • Generate information materials for clients, such as newsletters/pamphlets/etc.
  • Provide follow-up support services as needed

Duration: Full-Time/ 1700 Hours (35 Hours/Week Min.). The term will run from October 2021 until the end of September 2021.

Program Objectives: Michigan's Campaign to End Homelessness (CTEH) AmeriCorps Program will support service providers by…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

On-site

The Salvation Army

1215 Fulton St E, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, USA

How to Apply

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