Posting: AmeriCorps part-time summer position
May 25, 2021
Description: AmeriCorps part-time summer position, operating in June and July.
Organization: Volunteers of America Michigan
Position: AmeriCorps Part Time Housing Resource Specialist
Overview: This position will support the SSVF (Supportive Services for Veteran Families) Program in building a housing resource database for our homeless Veterans. This position will operate out of New Center, Detroit, MI part-time (20 hours/week). Training will be provided and service members will gain invaluable experience working with the homeless Veteran population, working with HMIS (a national Homeless Management system database) and building relationships with local organizations and landlords.
Assist with intakes to assess the housing needs of the client
Address housing barriers for the client
Create/Update a list 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
Gather and disperse food and clothing donations to clients
Facilitate delivery of needed household items to clients who receive housing
Provide follow-up support services as needed.
To apply: email email@example.com with resume