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19-20 HFH Vail Valley, inc. - VISTA - Family Services Development

at Habitat for Humanity

Posted: 11/20/2019
Job Reference #: 537545
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19-20 HFH Vail Valley, inc. - VISTA - Family Services Development

Posting Description
Family Services Development

Family services development VISTA members research and implement plans for homeowner family recruitment, tracking, scheduling and support with the goal of improving the overall experience for participants. As a family services development VISTA, you might design a user-friendly application process or create a comprehensive homeowner education curriculum that supports and prepares families for homeownership. In addition, you may develop a plan to engage the veteran and military community to educate them about Habitat’s mission and the various housing solutions provided. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required to build relationships with local non-profit organization, employers, community centers and faith communities to recruit a diverse base of qualified applicants. 

Required Qualifications:

• 18 years of age or older
• U.S. citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident
• High school diploma or GED equivalent (or agree to work towards one while serving)
• Valid driver’s license and ability to meet host site’s insurance requirements

Helpful Qualifications:

• Knowledge of, and willingness to promote, the mission and activities of Habitat for Humanity International and AmeriCorps
• Ability to work with a diverse group of people
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Strong research skills
• Detail oriented and highly organized
• Experience working as a member of a team
• Project management experience
• Marketing experience
 
Benefits of Service:
 
• Living allowance of $15,994.30 (paid over 1 year of full-time service) – determined by geographic area
• Education award of $6,095 or end-of-service stipend of $1,800
• Possible forbearance of qualified student loans
• Healthcare allowance available to cover out-of-pocket costs or eligibility for enrollment in a health benefit plan
• Personal and sick days — approximately 10 days total
• Workers’ compensation
• Child care benefits, if you qualify
• Member Assistance Program, which offers services such as counseling and financial planning resources

Habitat for Humanity Vail Valley provides free housing for members and a ski pass to Vail and Beaver Creek Resort

Habitat for Humanity Vail Valley

Explore the Colorado Rocky Mountains and serve with Habitat for Humanity Vail Valley.  Family Services Vista - Work with our awesome family services team to build a whole new post purchase family support program. You will get to know all of our staff and Habitat families, as well as connect to a variety of individuals and organizations within the community. Grow your organizational and planning skills, take ideas from creation to implementation and gain valuable communications experience. The Vail Valley is nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains surrounded by world-class skiing, mountain biking, hiking, camping and rafting. There are shows, concerts and festivals throughout the year. A two-hour drive gets you to Denver with all of the offerings of a major city. Please visit our website.

What’s needed to apply?

• Resume (tell us about your experience)
• Motivation Statement (express why you want to serve) – input in “Cover Letter” section

Auto req ID
4634BR

Position Category
Volunteer Opportunity

Position Type
AmeriCorps

Geographic Location
North America

Location
Vail Valley, CO