The Housing Stability Associate will be responsible for building the capacity of the Ending Homelessness Program at United Way by building an effective monitoring and evaluation tool to evaluate data and connect people experiencing homelessness to services. Starting in early 2021, after guidance from Public Health that events can be held, this position will including building the Family Resource Exchanges events – by identifying the most appropriate locations for the events, mobilizing service providers, recruiting volunteers, and engaging companies for donations – for each event. Overall, this position will aim to increase the financial stability of families experiencing homelessness and low income people by building the capacity of UWKC Family Resource Exchanges that directly connect with unsheltered community members experiencing homeless. By building these events, this AmeriCorps member will support 3,600 economically disadvantaged individuals (in families), including homeless individuals, receive housing services. This also includes supporting 1,800 individuals transition into safe, healthy, affordable housing. In addition, they will be accelerating the impact of United Way’s work to lift 50,000 people out of poverty and reduce the unsheltered population by 50%.
Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training
$6,195 Education Award or $1,800 cash stipend upon successful completion of service.
(By law, only VISTA members who are either: US citizens, US nationals, or lawful permanent resident aliens (sometimes referred to as “lawful permanent residents”) are eligible to receive an education award. Persons legally residing in a state, but who are not US citizens, US nationals, or lawful permanent residents, are only eligible to receive an end-of-service stipend.)
Loan deferment and payment of interest accrued during service year on qualified student loans (loans must be federally-backed; personal/private loans not eligible)
Health benefits that meet the minimum standards of ACA compliance
Unlimited ORCA (bus) Pass
Childcare assistance – please let us know if you are interested in this benefits so that we can provide additional information
10 days sick leave, 10 days personal leave, 9 federal holidays
Enrollment in an assistance program with 24-hour access to phone counseling
Non-competitive eligibility for federal jobs for up to one year after completing service
Professional work experience
In-service training, skill-building and professional development
Family leave – please let us know if you anticipate needing extended time off for family/maternity leave so that we can provide additional information
Less than High School Completed
Subject to criminal background check