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Keep Austin Housed copy

Not Actively Recruiting

Service Dates

September 4, 2018 - July 26, 2019

Application Window

February 8, 2018 - November 30, 2018

Location

  • Austin, TX

Contact Information

Katie Kis
keepaustinhoused@frontsteps.org

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Case Management Aide

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Description

Keep Austin Housed (KAH), a project of Front Steps, affects positive change in the lives of children, youth, and adults who are at risk of experiencing or currently experiencing homelessness. KAH places 35 full-time AmeriCorps members in 11 nonprofits across Austin to address the issues of homelessness and contribute to a community that is healthy, educated, safe, and self-sustaining.

KAH AmeriCorps members work directly with individuals to overcome barriers to housing, employment, and personal stability. In addition to work at their sites, members develop personally and professionally through team-building events, trainings, and service opportunities.

Members Will:
-Serve full-time from September 2018-July 2019. Work hours vary but are typically 9:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday.
-Serve for 11 months as part of AmeriCorps, a national service initiative to help others and meet critical needs in the community. For more information about AmeriCorps, visit http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/americorps-state-and-national.
-Aid with existing case management services to address specific barriers clients are experiencing regarding his or her housing, employment, and/or personal stability goals.
-Educate the community about homelessness as well as recruit, train and coordinate volunteers in supporting client, site, and project needs.
-Attend regular trainings and participate in community service projects.
-Make lifelong friendships and connections

Member Benefits:
-Annual living allowance of $12,630
-Education award
-Health Insurance
-Childcare assistance
-Student loan forbearance on qualified federal loans
-Professional development and training opportunities

Our Partners:
Any Baby Can, Caritas of Austin, Casa Marianella, Family Eldercare, Foundation Communities, Foundation for the Homeless, Goodwill Industries of Central Texas, LifeWorks, SafePlace, and Trinity Center.


Member Qualifications:
- Members must be at least 20 years of age
- Have completed at least one year of college coursework
- Work/volunteer/intern experience with homeless and/or social services preferred
- Members must be able to establish and maintain professional boundaries as well as feel comfortable working with families, children, adolescents, and single adults in issue areas of shelter and housing, mental health, substance abuse, domestic violence, general health, education, and refugee services.
**Members will be required to pass a National Criminal Background Check before beginning service.

Keep Austin Housed (KAH), a project of Front Steps, affects positive change in the lives of children, youth, and adults who are at risk of experiencing or currently experiencing homelessness. KAH places 35 full-time AmeriCorps members in 11 nonprofits across Austin to address the issues of homelessness and contribute to a community that is healthy, educated, safe, and self-sustaining.

KAH AmeriCorps members work directly with individuals to overcome barriers to housing, employment, and personal stability. In addition to work at their sites, members develop personally and professionally through team-building events, trainings, and service opportunities.

Members Will:
-Serve full-time from September 2018-July 2019. Work hours vary but are typically 9:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday.
-Serve for 11 months as part of AmeriCorps, a national service initiative to help others and meet critical needs in the community. For more information about AmeriCorps, visit http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/americorps-state-and-national.
-Aid with existing case management services to address specific barriers clients are experiencing regarding his or her housing, employment, and/or personal stability goals.
-Educate the community about homelessness as well as recruit, train and coordinate volunteers in supporting client, site, and project needs.
-Attend regular trainings and participate in community service projects.
-Make lifelong friendships and connections

Member Benefits:
-Annual living allowance of $12,630
-Education award
-Health Insurance
-Childcare assistance
-Student loan forbearance on qualified federal loans
-Professional development and training opportunities

Our Partners:
Any Baby Can, Caritas of Austin, Casa Marianella, Family Eldercare, Foundation Communities, Foundation for the Homeless, Goodwill Industries of Central Texas, LifeWorks, SafePlace, and Trinity Center.


Member Qualifications:
- Members must be at least 20 years of age
- Have completed at least one year of college coursework
- Work/volunteer/intern experience with homeless and/or social services preferred
- Members must be able to establish and maintain professional boundaries as well as feel comfortable working with families, children, adolescents, and single adults in issue areas of shelter and housing, mental health, substance abuse, domestic violence, general health, education, and refugee services.
**Members will be required to pass a National Criminal Background Check before beginning service.
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Living Allowance

$1140 - $1140 monthly

Benefits

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

Additional Benefits

SNAP eligibility

Education Benefits

College Degree, Credential or Certification

Education Requirements

Some College

Desired Languages

English, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese

Other Conditions

Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

20 - 100

Service Details

Focus Areas

Aging, Disability, Education & Youth, Veterans & Military Families

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Suburban, Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen, or Food Bank, National Nonprofit/Affiliate

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Katie Kis
keepaustinhoused@frontsteps.org

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Case Management Aide

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