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Construction AmeriCorps Member - Paducah, KY

Not Actively Recruiting

Service Dates

November 1, 2022 - July 31, 2023

Application Window

September 7, 2022 - October 22, 2022

Locations

  • Paducah, KY
  • Paducah, KY

Contact Information

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

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Construction AmeriCorps Member

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Description

Homeless and Housing Coalition of Kentucky--Homes for All AmeriCorps members serve 1200 hours by July 31st with different housing nonprofits throughout Kentucky. Most positions will work alongside experienced contractors, allowing members the opportunity to learn tangible skills through hands-on experience.

The AmeriCorps member will serve in a construction capacity at Paducah Alliance of Neighbors. The AmeriCorps member will coordinate volunteers to provide home repair services and will work with volunteers and staff in preparing newly-constructed homes for new homebuyers. The member will also Complete activities related to the continuation of programs and services for clients, including the development of work plans, intake and assessment, personnel activity records, creating and maintaining client files, writing and submitting client and data reports, and completing record keeping related to client funding sources. For more information about Paducah Alliance of Neighbors check out the website at paducahallianceofneighbors.org.

Homeless and Housing Coalition of Kentucky--Homes for All AmeriCorps members serve 1200 hours by July 31st with different housing nonprofits throughout Kentucky. Most positions will work alongside experienced contractors, allowing members the opportunity to learn tangible skills through hands-on experience.

The AmeriCorps member will serve in a construction capacity at Paducah Alliance of Neighbors. The AmeriCorps member will coordinate volunteers to provide home repair services and will work with volunteers and staff in preparing newly-constructed homes for new homebuyers. The member will also Complete activities related to the continuation of programs and services for clients, including the development of work plans, intake and assessment, personnel activity records, creating and maintaining client files, writing and submitting client and data reports, and completing record keeping related to client funding sources. For more information about Paducah Alliance of Neighbors check out the website at paducahallianceofneighbors.org.
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Living Allowance

$1341 - $1341 monthly

Benefits

Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training

Education Benefits

College Degree, GED/High School Diploma

Education Requirements

GED

Desired Certifications or 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 preferred. Willingness to learn and practice construction skills required.

 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 a bonus.

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

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

18 - 99

Service Details

Focus Areas

Economic Security, Homelessness & Housing

Weekly Hours

35

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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