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Rehab Coordinator--Midtown Alliance of Neighbors Paducah KY

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Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

August 1, 2021 - July 31, 2022

Application Window

March 15, 2021 - July 1, 2021

Location

  • Paducah, KY

Contact Information

Sharon Poat
(270) 556-0826
poats@bellsouth.net

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Position Details

Construction AmeriCorps Member

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POSITION DESCRIPTION
One-year commitment as AmeriCorps Service Member-- A non-profit working with low- and moderate-income homeowners seeks a Rehabilitation Coordinator to serve as an AmeriCorps member for 1 year beginning August 1, 2021. (A second year of service at the site is possible.)

The Midtown Alliance of Neighbors--a Paducah, Kentucky-based nonprofit--is one of several service sites across Kentucky partnering with the Homeless and Housing Coalition of Kentucky in their Homes for All program. This program is one of many AmeriCorps programs across the country. For more information about the Homes for All program, check out HHCK's website at www.hhck.org.

The service position offers an annual living allowance of $15,100. Health care coverage. Child care assistance, if needed. Student loan deferment. And an education award of $6,345 upon completion of 1,700 hours of service. (Can be used for past or future educational costs.) Student loans are deferred during the service period.

Applications for this position will be taken through June 30, 2021.


QUALIFICATIONS
--Thorough and organized with strong orientation to detail.

--Ability to work as a member of a team, meet deadlines, and plan work.

--Strong aptitude and some hands-on experience in construction is strongly preferred.

--Excellent communication skills, with ability to communicate with community-based volunteers, youth volunteers, halfway house inmate community service workers, and low- and moderate-income homeowner clients; and to speak to groups to recruit and lead volunteers. Should be comfortable with telephone, mail, e-mail, facebook, website, and public speaking as modes of communication.

--Ability to effectively motivate and train volunteers to participate in construction activities.

--Ability to create and edit documents in Microsoft Word and Excel.

--Ability to create and edit plans in Revvit, Sketchup, or similar program is preferred.

--Commitment to AmeriCorps and its policies and philosophies and to the non-profit's work toward eliminating substandard housing.


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
The Rehabilitation/Construction Coordinator will assist with the following activities:

(1) Coordinate volunteer-led work events throughout the year, helping approximately 20-25 homeowners. (Duties related to this program will take approximately 75% of the member's time.)

Work will include all aspects of the event--review of applications, visits to identify and prioritize work, outreach and recruitment of volunteers, pricing and purchase of materials as needed, coordination of work to be done, hands-on work as experience with home repairs, tracking of expenses, and completion of all related paperwork required by the granting agency.


(2) Assist in coordinating moderate and major rehabilitations for low-income homeowners or homebuyers. (Duties related to this program will take approximately 10% of the member's time.)

Work with staff and homeowner to define scope of work. Assist in working with contractors, and supervise volunteer work crews in completing additional work. As directed, take responsibility for recordkeeping associated with each project, which may include client intake, final income and ownership verification, preparation of drawings or development of scope of work, procurement of contractors, agreements and contracts with clients and contractors, scheduling of inspections with the granting agency, tracking of expenditures, and all other required documentation.


(3) Assist with homebuyer program. (Duties related to this program will take approximately 5% of the member's time.)

-- Help with identification of qualified homebuyers and with development and delivery of information to buyer/clients. Information may be related to several aspects of their homebuying experience, including homebuyer education, completion/signing of homebuyer agreements and selection of finishes. Member duties may include other final steps necessary to acquire funding, to complete construction (including possible coordination of volunteers), and to get buyer clients set up as owners of their new homes.


(4) Other Duties Related to the Homes for All Program (Approximately 10% of the member's total time will be spent on these activities).

--Member will participate in 6 Homes for all Corps Trainings throughout the program year (PSO, Launch, MLK Day, Mayor's Day, End of service, and one program service project)
--Member will complete necessary Homes for All paperwork and reporting.



TO APPLY
For more information about the organization, check our website at kymidtownalliance.org. (Currently being updated. Expected to be live by early April.)

Send resume or questions to Sharon Poat at poats@bellsouth.net or call 270-556-0826.

Additional steps are required to apply to the AmeriCorps program. Additional information will be provided.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
One-year commitment as AmeriCorps Service Member-- A non-profit working with low- and moderate-income homeowners seeks a Rehabilitation Coordinator to serve as an AmeriCorps member for 1 year beginning August 1, 2021. (A second year of service at the site is possible.)

The Midtown Alliance of Neighbors--a Paducah, Kentucky-based nonprofit--is one of several service sites across Kentucky partnering with the Homeless and Housing Coalition of Kentucky in their Homes for All program. This program is one of many AmeriCorps programs across the country. For more information about the Homes for All program, check out HHCK's website at www.hhck.org.

The service position offers an annual living allowance of $15,100. Health care coverage. Child care assistance, if needed. Student loan deferment. And an education award of $6,345 upon completion of 1,700 hours of service. (Can be used for past or future educational costs.) Student loans are deferred during the service period.

Applications for this position will be taken through June 30, 2021.


QUALIFICATIONS
--Thorough and organized with strong orientation to detail.

--Ability to work as a member of a team, meet deadlines, and plan work.

--Strong aptitude and some hands-on experience in construction is strongly preferred.

--Excellent communication skills, with ability to communicate with community-based volunteers, youth volunteers, halfway house inmate community service workers, and low- and moderate-income homeowner clients; and to speak to groups to recruit and lead volunteers. Should be comfortable with telephone, mail, e-mail, facebook, website, and public speaking as modes of communication.

--Ability to effectively motivate and train volunteers to participate in construction activities.

--Ability to create and edit documents in Microsoft Word and Excel.

--Ability to create and edit plans in Revvit, Sketchup, or similar program is preferred.

--Commitment to AmeriCorps and its policies and philosophies and to the non-profit's work toward eliminating substandard housing.


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
The Rehabilitation/Construction Coordinator will assist with the following activities:

(1) Coordinate volunteer-led work events throughout the year, helping approximately 20-25 homeowners. (Duties related to this program will take approximately 75% of the member's time.)

Work will include all aspects of the event--review of applications, visits to identify and prioritize work, outreach and recruitment of volunteers, pricing and purchase of materials as needed, coordination of work to be done, hands-on work as experience with home repairs, tracking of expenses, and completion of all related paperwork required by the granting agency.


(2) Assist in coordinating moderate and major rehabilitations for low-income homeowners or homebuyers. (Duties related to this program will take approximately 10% of the member's time.)

Work with staff and homeowner to define scope of work. Assist in working with contractors, and supervise volunteer work crews in completing additional work. As directed, take responsibility for recordkeeping associated with each project, which may include client intake, final income and ownership verification, preparation of drawings or development of scope of work, procurement of contractors, agreements and contracts with clients and contractors, scheduling of inspections with the granting agency, tracking of expenditures, and all other required documentation.


(3) Assist with homebuyer program. (Duties related to this program will take approximately 5% of the member's time.)

-- Help with identification of qualified homebuyers and with development and delivery of information to buyer/clients. Information may be related to several aspects of their homebuying experience, including homebuyer education, completion/signing of homebuyer agreements and selection of finishes. Member duties may include other final steps necessary to acquire funding, to complete construction (including possible coordination of volunteers), and to get buyer clients set up as owners of their new homes.


(4) Other Duties Related to the Homes for All Program (Approximately 10% of the member's total time will be spent on these activities).

--Member will participate in 6 Homes for all Corps Trainings throughout the program year (PSO, Launch, MLK Day, Mayor's Day, End of service, and one program service project)
--Member will complete necessary Homes for All paperwork and reporting.



TO APPLY
For more information about the organization, check our website at kymidtownalliance.org. (Currently being updated. Expected to be live by early April.)

Send resume or questions to Sharon Poat at poats@bellsouth.net or call 270-556-0826.

Additional steps are required to apply to the AmeriCorps program. Additional information will be provided.
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Living Allowance

$1258 - $1258 monthly

Benefits

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

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS
--Thorough and organized with strong orientation to detail.

--Ability to work as a member of a team, meet deadlines, and plan work.

--Strong aptitude and some hands-on experience in construction is strongly preferred.

--Excellent communication skills, with ability to communicate with community-based volunteers, youth volunteers, halfway house inmate community service workers, and low- and moderate-income homeowner clients; and to speak to groups to recruit and lead volunteers. Should be comfortable with telephone, mail, e-mail, facebook, website, and public speaking as modes of communication.

--Ability to effectively motivate and train volunteers to participate in construction activities.

--Ability to create and edit documents in Microsoft Word and Excel.

--Ability to create and edit plans in Revvit, Sketchup, or similar program is preferred.

--Commitment to AmeriCorps and its policies and philosophies and to the non-profit's work toward eliminating substandard housing.

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Economic Security, Homelessness & Housing

Weekly Hours

37

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen, or Food Bank

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities

Contact Information

Sharon Poat
(270) 556-0826
poats@bellsouth.net

Hosted By

Position Details

Construction AmeriCorps Member

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