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.
HV Connections is a Housing Vermont initiative with a goal of improving property performance and resident well-being within its communities by connecting outside organizations, resources and activities with the affordable housing development and measuring success of those connections through results based accountability. The HV Connections Coordinator will work with the HV Asset Management team and with local partners, management companies, residents, and other stakeholders to identify and coordinate proven low-income resident services and eviction prevention strategies. This position will assist affordable housing managers in developing comprehensive resident services programming in identified communities with the goal of improving resident’s financial stability and social well-being. This position will collect and analyze resident property quantitative and qualitative data, property performance and management reports, and other economic indicators.
The mission of Housing Vermont is to produce permanently affordable housing and enable investments in economic and community development to beneﬁt Vermonters through partnerships with communities and the private sector. As an organization, though, aspirations to fully embrace our mission extend beyond building permanently affordable housing. Numerous studies correlate increased resident success with improved property performance. The nexus between resident opportunity and portfolio health is where our program, HV Connections, will expand our circle of influence.
Position will require regular travel to housing developments around Vermont and may include some evening and weekend hours.
Position begins September 10th, 2018 and ends August 9th, 2019.
This position is Full Time: Requires 1,700 hours for an average of 40 hours per week for 48 weeks. Member will receive a living allowance of $20,400 (pre-tax), and an education award of $5,920 (pre-tax) upon successful completion of service. Other benefits include health insurance, federal school loan forbearance, and various training and networking opportunities.
This position does have recurring access to vulnerable populations (youth, persons over 60, individuals with disabilities).
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