Help The Homeless Find Housing - Volunteer Housing Acquisition Specialist
- Volunteer Opportunity posted by Sacramento Self-Help Housing
Times of day
A few hours per week
Long-Term (6 months-1 year)
PO Box 188445
Sacramento Self-Help Housing is developing a network of volunteers to comprehensively combat the affordable housing and homeless crisis in the Sacramento region.
Looking for a way to gain valuable experience working on one of today's most complicated and far-reaching issues WHILE ALSO making a difference in your community? ... The need is great, volunteer with us today.
Volunteer Housing Acquisition Specialist
The Volunteer Housing Acquisition Specialist (VHAS) is responsible for finding affordable housing for those homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. By using various digital and print mediums, and SSHH resources you will be navigating the Sacramento housing market to produce potential housing options for the local homeless.
Practical digital and print research skills.
Basic understanding of Google Docs or similar online file-sharing applications.
Time Commitment (Optional*)
2 hours a week
1 hour twice a month for a conference call*
1 hour every other month for a volunteer thank you lunch-in sponsored by SSHH or community partner*
The Big Picture
The VHAS position is part of a the larger "Helping the Homeless find Housing" volunteer network, organized by the non-profit Sacramento Self-Help Housing. Its purpose is to develop an empowered group of volunteers to assist the homeless in Sacramento, while also highlighting the broader complexities of homelessness and the affordable housing crisis.
Other positions in the "Helping the Homeless find Housing" include Volunteer Housing Councilor, Resource Management Volunteer, Volunteer Director of Community Engagement, and Volunteer Administrative Assistance.
- Training Provided
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