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VVC Social Services Advocate

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

August 21, 2022 - July 19, 2023

Application Window

September 28, 2021 - June 19, 2022

Location

  • Cincinnati, OH

Contact Information

Vincentian Volunteers of Cincinnati
VVC@SVDPcincinnati.org

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Position Details

VVC Social Services Associate

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Description

The Social Services team works directly with those we serve, helping them overcome barriers to stability, providing personal assistance with food, clothing, rent, utilities, furniture, and transportation. As a team, you will work to provide help to those seeking assistance, through home visits and one-on-one in-office meetings. You will also have the opportunity to be involved in other projects, such as overseeing one of our client support programs which provide transportation or furniture assistance; the Sweet Cheeks diaper program; facilitating financial literacy trainings; or working with programs designed to build and enhance community.

This position is part of the Vincentian Volunteers of Cincinnati (VVC) program, a faith-based, year-long, residential service program, providing young professionals in their twenties an opportunity to grow in faith, friendship and service by giving deeply of themselves to individuals and families in need.

VVC members serve full-time in a unique work placement with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. They live together in a house provided by the program, in the West End neighborhood of Cincinnati, walking distance from SVDP’s Outreach Center. 100% of program alumni reported experiencing personal and professional growth through VVC.

The Social Services team works directly with those we serve, helping them overcome barriers to stability, providing personal assistance with food, clothing, rent, utilities, furniture, and transportation. As a team, you will work to provide help to those seeking assistance, through home visits and one-on-one in-office meetings. You will also have the opportunity to be involved in other projects, such as overseeing one of our client support programs which provide transportation or furniture assistance; the Sweet Cheeks diaper program; facilitating financial literacy trainings; or working with programs designed to build and enhance community.

This position is part of the Vincentian Volunteers of Cincinnati (VVC) program, a faith-based, year-long, residential service program, providing young professionals in their twenties an opportunity to grow in faith, friendship and service by giving deeply of themselves to individuals and families in need.

VVC members serve full-time in a unique work placement with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. They live together in a house provided by the program, in the West End neighborhood of Cincinnati, walking distance from SVDP’s Outreach Center. 100% of program alumni reported experiencing personal and professional growth through VVC.
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Living Allowance

$145 - $145 monthly

Benefits

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

Additional Benefits

This program also covers: three overnight retreats during the program year; weekly formation meetings on topics of social justice with program manager; monthly leadership development workshops; 1:1 professional mentor (meet monthly); all basic living expenses (room, utilities, board, internet); health insurance; renter's insurance; monthly personal stipend ($145); monthly phone stipend ($50); monthly transportation stipend ($30 - local bus tickets); plus an Education Award (~ $6,000) upon completion of service.

Education Requirements

College Graduate

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

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

Age Requirement

21 - 30

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Economic Security, Health & Nutrition, Homelessness & Housing

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, National Nonprofit/Affiliate, Religious Organization

Activity Types

Office Activities

Contact Information

Vincentian Volunteers of Cincinnati
VVC@SVDPcincinnati.org

Hosted By

Position Details

VVC Social Services Associate

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