VHCB AmeriCorps - Shelter Assistant (JGS)
AmeriCorps - Vermont

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Member Duties : ¿ Identify and reach out to homeless individuals and families to build trusting relationships in order to foster empowerment and assist with transition from homelessness to housing.
¿ Assist with intake process, forms and recordkeeping as needed.
¿ Build trust and self esteem with clients through daily interaction via one on one and group activities.
¿ Encourage clients to engage with case management services.
¿ Perform preliminary assessment of client needs and priorities and make appropriate referrals.
¿ Act as an advocate in the community and assist clients with access to the services.
¿ Provide/ or help clients access transportation to necessary appointments or services.
¿ Model positive, constructive behavior for the clients.
¿ Provide consistent on-going support to help clients become as self sufficient as possible.

For full position description please visit: http://www.vhcb.org/acorps/positions.html

Program Benefits :
Childcare assistance if eligible

,

Education award upon successful completion of service

,

Health Coverage

,

Living Allowance

,

Training
.

Terms :
Car recommended

,

Permits attendance at school during off hours

,

Permits working at another job during off hours

,

Uniforms provided and required
.

Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development

,

Community Outreach

,

Children/Youth

,

Education

,

Environment

,

Neighborhood Revitalization
.

Skills :
General Skills
.

Program Benefits :
Childcare assistance if eligible

,

Education award upon successful completion of service

,

Health Coverage

,

Living Allowance

,

Training
.

Terms :
Car recommended

,

Permits attendance at school during off hours

,

Permits working at another job during off hours

,

Uniforms provided and required
.

Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development

,

Community Outreach

,

Children/Youth

,

Education

,

Environment

,

Neighborhood Revitalization
.

Skills :
General Skills
.

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