THE SERVICE: Launched in June 2021 as a program of Placer People of Faith Together, HomeShare American River is a FREE, nonprofit housemate-matching and -support service that serves to quickly unlock affordability in the housing we already have. Even better, match agreements often include exchanges of lower rent for affordable in-home services for "Hosts" (and thus informal employment for "Guests").
Our service is open to all, from middle-class workers to housing-challenged seniors, students, transition age foster youth, veterans, etc. We help keep local folks local, and also help people afford the homes they recently bought at record prices. Our service area runs between Nevada City, Elk Grove, West Sacramento, and Placerville.
THE OPPORTUNITY: Are you a natural "people person" and a keen judge of character? Is building and supporting relationships between others your idea of a good time? Are you passionate about helping people solve each others' needs for income, affordable housing, in-home services, informal (tax-free!) employment, and neighborliness?
We use the 40+ year-old "staff-volunteer Matchmaker" model of HomeShare Vermont. Watch this video and/or read here what they say about why and how much they love bringing (and keeping!) matches together as a learning team.
Interested? Please don’t hesitate to reach out to Justin, HSAR’s Executive Director.
Please reach out to Executive Director Justin Ellerby to discuss this opportunity, preferably after you've visited HSAR's front page and Volunteer page to get the basics, at email@example.com or (530) 746-8681.
Please reach out to Executive Director Justin Ellerby to discuss this opportunity, preferably after you've visited HSAR's front page and Volunteer page to get the basics, at justin…