This position is: Full Time Requires 1700 hours for an average of 40 hours per week for 11 months of service. Member will receive a living allowance of $20,400 (pre-tax), and an education award of $ 6095 (pre-tax) upon successful completion of service. Other benefits include health insurance, federal school loan forbearance, and various training and networking opportunities.
Application deadline: August 26 2019
This position is part of the Vermont Housing & Conservation Board AmeriCorps (VHCB AmeriCorps). The VHCB AmeriCorps program supports the innovative dual-goal approach to creating stable affordable housing opportunities for Vermont residents while preserving the natural and working landscape. VHCB AmeriCorps is a national service program that places members with non-profit housing or land and energy conservation organizations around the state.
COVER’s mission is to foster hope and build community in the Upper Valley and is located in White River Junction, Vermont. We do this by bringing together staff, volunteers and homeowners in fellowship to complete urgently needed home repair projects and to facilitate the effective reuse of household goods and building materials. The goal of the position is to facilitate building community through the process of volunteer-assisted home repair.
Service Condition: The Home Repair and Weatherization Assistant will need to serve BOTH outside (60%) and inside (40%) in both winter and summer.
Appropriate training and supervision are provided.
This position does have recurring access to vulnerable populations (youth, persons over 60, individuals with disabilities).
To Apply: http://www.vhcb.org/our-programs/vhcb-americorps/americorps-positions
For questions about this position or to send additional materials:
John Heath, Home Repair Director
Additional information on AmeriCorps is available at www.americorps.org.
The Vermont Housing & Conservation Board (VHCB) is sponsoring this AmeriCorps position through their AmeriCorps Program. VHCB is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Positions are open to all applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ethnicity, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran’s status, religion or creed.