19-20 Wild Rivers HFH - National - Community Outreach Coordination

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 The community outreach coordinator plays a critical role in strengthening relationships through planning, coordination and implementation of projects in partnership with the community. As a community outreach coordinator, you will build relationships and partnerships with residents, local agencies, elected officials and community stakeholders. Through these partnerships, you will help identify areas where Habitat for Humanity’s housing and community development solutions can intersect with the community’s identified aspirations. You will coordinate community improvement projects and engage volunteers from the local community to support the planning and execution of these projects.

Required Qualifications:

• 18 years of age or older
• U.S. citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident
• High school diploma or GED equivalent (or agree to work towards one while serving)
• Valid driver’s license and ability to meet host site’s insurance requirements

Helpful Qualifications:

• Knowledge of, and willingness to promote, the mission and activities of Habitat for Humanity International and AmeriCorps

• Ability to work with a diverse group of people

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Strong research skills

• Detail oriented and highly organized

• Experience working with volunteers, teaching or group facilitation

• Experience working as a member of a team

• Public speaking experience

• Knowledge of community development practices

• Project management experience

Benefits of Service:

• Living allowance minimum of $13,992 for a full 46½ weeks of service
• Segal Education Award of $6,095 (upon successful completion of service) – lifetime maximum of 2
• Affordable Care Act-compliant health plan.
• Personal and sick days — approximately 10 days total.
• Student Loan Forbearance (if eligible)
• Child Care Benefits (if eligible)
• Approx. 10 holidays (dependent on service location)
• Member Assistance Program (MAP) – offers free services, such as counseling and financial planning resources

Wild Rivers Habitat for Humanity

Your adventure awaits. Enjoy the "Up North" lifestyle that northern Wisconsin has to offer in every season. Travel along 169 miles of the St. Croix River. Explore the 1.5 million acres of the Chequamegon-Nicolet ATV Trails. Chase six waterfalls including the biggest in the state at Pattison State Park. Kayak the sea caves along the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. For over 22 years, Wild Rivers Habitat for Humanity has served families in need of decent, affordable housing through building and repairing homes, communities and hope. Expand your understanding of the need for affordable housing while making positive connections with peers, families and the communities we serve.

What’s needed to apply?

• Resume (tell us about your experience)
• Motivation Statement (express why you want to serve) – input in “Cover Letter” section