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AmeriCorps Transitional Housing Advocate Position

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

August 1, 2019 - July 31, 2020

Application Window

January 21, 2019 - July 31, 2019

Location

  • Alamosa, CO

Contact Information

Amy Lee Provence
(719) 992-2050
admin.volunteers@lapuente.net

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Description

The main purpose of the Case Manage is to work alongside the people we serve providing advocacy support, stabilization services, access to benefits and resources, and obtaining stable housing. Case managers provide services in a two-generation model, utilizing a strength-based approach. They empower clients to identify goals to overcome barriers, help them create plans to help them achieve their goals. This process includes but is not limited to assisting clients in job training, enrollment in higher education or obtaining their GED certification, accessing behavioral health and addiction counseling, parenting classes, coordinating life skills courses, and providing financial management education.

The main purpose of the Case Manage is to work alongside the people we serve providing advocacy support, stabilization services, access to benefits and resources, and obtaining stable housing. Case managers provide services in a two-generation model, utilizing a strength-based approach. They empower clients to identify goals to overcome barriers, help them create plans to help them achieve their goals. This process includes but is not limited to assisting clients in job training, enrollment in higher education or obtaining their GED certification, accessing behavioral health and addiction counseling, parenting classes, coordinating life skills courses, and providing financial management education. Read More

Living Allowance

$1144 - $1144 monthly

Benefits

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

Additional Benefits

La Puente has housing available to rent for $400 a month ($360/month + $40/month toward a $250 damage deposit you are likely to get back when you move out.) La Puente housing includes: a private bedroom and shared community spaces, a house vehicle that is shared with housemates for local use, all utilities including heating, electric, water, and city services, along with all maintenance upkeep costs. WiFi is not included in the monthly housing cost.

Education Benefits

College Degree

Education Requirements

College Graduate

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

21 - 35

Service Details

Focus Areas

Homelessness & Housing

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Rural

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Team Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Amy Lee Provence
(719) 992-2050
admin.volunteers@lapuente.net

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