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Housing Resource Navigator

Actively Recruiting

Openings

150 currently recruiting

Service Dates

August 28, 2023 - June 17, 2024

Application Window

March 15, 2023 - August 10, 2023

Locations

  • Anoka, MN
  • Bemidji, MN
  • Blaine, MN
  • Brooklyn Center, MN
  • Brooklyn Park, MN
  • Mankato, MN
  • Maplewood, MN
  • Milaca, MN
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • New Hope, MN
  • Northfield, MN
  • Pine City, MN
  • Rochester, MN
  • Roseville, MN
  • St Cloud, MN
  • Stillwater, MN
  • St Paul, MN

Contact Information

Brianne Benson-Schlegel
(866) 859-2825
recruitment@ampact.us

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Position Details

Housing Resource Navigator

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Description

Position Summary

All Minnesotans need access to safe and stable housing. Take action and make an impact on homelessness. By offering your time and talent as a Housing Resource Navigator, you can help people overcome barriers and achieve their housing goals. Heading Home Corps provides you with valuable, hands-on experience in housing advocacy, social services, and public assistance programs. You provide the compassion, dedication, and time that our communities need.

We are currently recruiting for the 2023-24 program year with opportunities beginning in July, August, October or January. This is an AmeriCorps member position with Heading Home Corps. Join an amazing cohort of Housing Resource Navigators from all backgrounds and experiences.


What to Expect

- Help individuals experiencing homelessness achieve their housing goals.
- Assist clients in navigating social services resources, programs, and benefit systems.
- Foster strong relationships to help clients build their confidence and skills.
- Participate in ongoing training and professional development.
- Gain hands-on experience in social services while embedded in a local organization.
- Share your experience with the wider community as a Heading Home Corps ambassador.


Perks Package
Serve as a Housing Resource Navigators and receive a scalable perks package based on your time commitment of 40 or 25 hours per week.

40 hours/week perks:

A stipend of $1,100 paid every 2 weeks
- $26,400 total for 1,700 hours of service starting in July 2023
- $25,300 total for 1,700 hours of service starting in August 2023
- $20,900 total for 1,200 hours of service starting in October 2023
- $14,300 total for 900 hours of service starting in January 2024

Up to $6,895 for tuition or student loans*
- $6,495 total for members beginning their service in July 2023
- $6,895 total for members beginning their service in August 2023
- $4,826 total for members beginning their service in October 2023
- $3,447 total for members beginning their service in January 2024

Federal student loan forbearance and interest repayment

Individual health insurance — Monthly premium 100% covered

Child care assistance — Based on family size and income

25 hours/week perks:

A stipend of $650 paid every 2 weeks
- $15,600 total for 900 hours of service starting in July 2023
- $14,300 total for 900 hours of service starting in August 2023
- $11,700 total for 675 hours of service starting in October 2023
- $7,800 total for 450 hours of service starting in January 2024

Up to $3,447 for tuition or student loans*
- $3,247 total for members beginning their service in July 2023
- $3,447 total for members beginning their service in August 2023
- $2,626 total for members beginning their service in October 2023
- $1,824 total for members beginning their service in January 2024

Federal student loan forbearance and interest repayment

*The Segal AmeriCorps Education Award can be used to pay tuition or repay qualified student loans. Individuals 55+ at the start of their service term may gift their award to their child, grandchild, foster child or stepchild.


What it Takes
Our Navigators come from all walks of life. The most important qualification is a passion to take action for your community – and meet the following minimum qualifications. By the time they begin their service, our Navigators are:

- Dependable and have a history of good attendance
- Able to understand and follow instructions
- Able to set a pace and maintain a service schedule of 40 or 25 hours per week, depending on the agreed upon hours commitment
- Competent with basic computer skills (like email and navigating online)
- Fluent in English
- 18 years of age or older with a high school diploma or equivalent
- A citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident of the United States*
- Able to successfully complete a background check

*Applicants who have received deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are not eligible to serve as AmeriCorps members at this time.

About our Organization
Heading Home Corps is powered by passionate AmeriCorps members who are on a mission to help more Minnesotans achieve stable housing. The program launched in 2021 and is administered by Ampact as part of our healthy futures program offerings.

Ampact is a national organization that demonstrates the power of national service to solve complex social problems by creating innovative programs that focus on the key areas of education, environmental stewardship, and healthy futures for communities. These programs include Reading Corps, Math Corps, Early Learning Corps, Climate Impact Corps, Heading Home Corps, Language Corps, Public Health Corps, Recovery Corps and Resettlement Corps.

Ampact will not discriminate for or against any AmeriCorps service member or applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, marital or parental status, familial status, military service, or any other category protected by law. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request.

Ampact is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As a part of this commitment, we will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing your application, interviewing, or otherwise participating in the selection process, please complete the accommodations request form to the best of your knowledge. After submitting your request, it will be reviewed by our Accommodations Coordinator who will reach out for additional information or follow-up.

Position Summary

All Minnesotans need access to safe and stable housing. Take action and make an impact on homelessness. By offering your time and talent as a Housing Resource Navigator, you can help people overcome barriers and achieve their housing goals. Heading Home Corps provides you with valuable, hands-on experience in housing advocacy, social services, and public assistance programs. You provide the compassion, dedication, and time that our communities need.

We are currently recruiting for the 2023-24 program year with opportunities beginning in July, August, October or January. This is an AmeriCorps member position with Heading Home Corps. Join an amazing cohort of Housing Resource Navigators from all backgrounds and experiences.


What to Expect

- Help individuals experiencing homelessness achieve their housing goals.
- Assist clients in navigating social services resources, programs, and benefit systems.
- Foster strong relationships to help clients build their confidence and skills.
- Participate in ongoing training and professional development.
- Gain hands-on experience in social services while embedded in a local organization.
- Share your experience with the wider community as a Heading Home Corps ambassador.


Perks Package
Serve as a Housing Resource Navigators and receive a scalable perks package based on your time commitment of 40 or 25 hours per week.

40 hours/week perks:

A stipend of $1,100 paid every 2 weeks
- $26,400 total for 1,700 hours of service starting in July 2023
- $25,300 total for 1,700 hours of service starting in August 2023
- $20,900 total for 1,200 hours of service starting in October 2023
- $14,300 total for 900 hours of service starting in January 2024

Up to $6,895 for tuition or student loans*
- $6,495 total for members beginning their service in July 2023
- $6,895 total for members beginning their service in August 2023
- $4,826 total for members beginning their service in October 2023
- $3,447 total for members beginning their service in January 2024

Federal student loan forbearance and interest repayment

Individual health insurance — Monthly premium 100% covered

Child care assistance — Based on family size and income

25 hours/week perks:

A stipend of $650 paid every 2 weeks
- $15,600 total for 900 hours of service starting in July 2023
- $14,300 total for 900 hours of service starting in August 2023
- $11,700 total for 675 hours of service starting in October 2023
- $7,800 total for 450 hours of service starting in January 2024

Up to $3,447 for tuition or student loans*
- $3,247 total for members beginning their service in July 2023
- $3,447 total for members beginning their service in August 2023
- $2,626 total for members beginning their service in October 2023
- $1,824 total for members beginning their service in January 2024

Federal student loan forbearance and interest repayment

*The Segal AmeriCorps Education Award can be used to pay tuition or repay qualified student loans. Individuals 55+ at the start of their service term may gift their award to their child, grandchild, foster child or stepchild.


What it Takes
Our Navigators come from all walks of life. The most important qualification is a passion to take action for your community – and meet the following minimum qualifications. By the time they begin their service, our Navigators are:

- Dependable and have a history of good attendance
- Able to understand and follow instructions
- Able to set a pace and maintain a service schedule of 40 or 25 hours per week, depending on the agreed upon hours commitment
- Competent with basic computer skills (like email and navigating online)
- Fluent in English
- 18 years of age or older with a high school diploma or equivalent
- A citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident of the United States*
- Able to successfully complete a background check

*Applicants who have received deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are not eligible to serve as AmeriCorps members at this time.

About our Organization
Heading Home Corps is powered by passionate AmeriCorps members who are on a mission to help more Minnesotans achieve stable housing. The program launched in 2021 and is administered by Ampact as part of our healthy futures program offerings.

Ampact is a national organization that demonstrates the power of national service to solve complex social problems by creating innovative programs that focus on the key areas of education, environmental stewardship, and healthy futures for communities. These programs include Reading Corps, Math Corps, Early Learning Corps, Climate Impact Corps, Heading Home Corps, Language Corps, Public Health Corps, Recovery Corps and Resettlement Corps.

Ampact will not discriminate for or against any AmeriCorps service member or applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, marital or parental status, familial status, military service, or any other category protected by law. Reasonable accommodations provided upon request.

Ampact is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As a part of this commitment, we will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing your application, interviewing, or otherwise participating in the selection process, please complete the accommodations request form to the best of your knowledge. After submitting your request, it will be reviewed by our Accommodations Coordinator who will reach out for additional information or follow-up.
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Living Allowance

$2200 - $2200 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Education Benefits

College Degree, GED/High School Diploma, Credential or Certification

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

18 - 99

Service Details

Focus Areas

Homelessness & Housing

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Rural, Suburban, Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen, or Food Bank, Local Government Agency, National Nonprofit/Affiliate

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Brianne Benson-Schlegel
(866) 859-2825
recruitment@ampact.us

Hosted By

Position Details

Housing Resource Navigator

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