Project Development VISTA, Virtual Content Manager - 2022-23

Project Development VISTA, Virtual Content Manager

Summer 2022 or open until filled

For one year, you can get paid to build sustainable solutions in a community, gain valuable hands on experience and prepare for your future. This full-time AmeriCorps service position offers a great opportunity to make a real impact in the lives of others while building your own knowledge and skillset.

AmeriCorps VISTA members are Volunteers in Service to America who perform indirect service to build capacity and sustainability solutions.

What will you do?

The project development VISTA member develops and implements new programs, creates or improves policies or procedures, and develops strategies to build leadership and leverage resources that increase the number of families served through the Habitat mission. This could look like developing plans to engage veterans at the community level, designing a home preservation program or laying the foundation for a neighborhood revitalization program.

*Develop sustainable systems or programs that will address the needs of the local Habitat.
*Develop systems to accurately track and record project related data and results, focused on ensuring sustainability and communicating results to stakeholders.
*Develop documentation processes, materials and procedures for coalition activities.

This position will focus on homeowner services, virtual/digital systems and platforms and volunteer services aspects of Habitat affiliate operations.

Where will you serve?

DeKalb County is in the north central portion of Georgia and is part of the Atlanta metropolitan area. Whether you’re interested in exploring a land that has taken 400 million years to form from atop Arabia Mountain, ready to seek adventure at Stone Mountain Park, or experience an unforgettable journey back in time at the Michael C. Carlos Museum, DeKalb County has something for most. With more than 64 different languages spoken in our area, our communities boast a cosmopolitan feel that is reflected in the county’s many international shops and restaurants. Head down the seven mile stretch of international cuisine and experience the flavors of the world along Buford Highway. There even is a Buford Highway App to get tips on places to dine! Catch an award-winning IMAX movie at FernBank Museum’s theatre. Head to Chinatown Mall in Chamblee or to one of the largest Central American indoor malls in Georgia—Plaza Fiesta. You can experience the spirit of Africa in Clarkston or take a tour of a Buddhist temple in Conley. Georgia is one of the biggest filming locations in the world and it’s no secret that Hollywood loves filming all over DeKalb County. With its four major studios, DeKalb is consistently a top choice for major film productions, TV shows and commercials.

As DeKalb County continues to grow and develop, Habitat for Humanity DeKalb is committed to providing affordable housing solutions for all. Through programs like new home construction, home rehabilitation, Aging In Place, home repairs for seniors and veterans, and community-wide projects, we are here to help ensure affordable housing options and allow current residents to preserve their piece of the American dream.

AmeriCorps members gain nonprofit experience and a deeper of understanding of the need for affordable housing and how Habitat for Humanity tackles this pressing challenge. We are an affiliate with a small team but we have big goals our AmeriCorps members can help us achieve. To learn more about our work, visit www.dekalbhabitat.org.

Benefits of AmeriCorps service

*Annual living allowance of $15,001.50.
*Segal Education Award of $6,495, upon successful completion of service.
*Health benefits and enrollment in Employee Assistance Plan.
*Ten personal and 10 medical leave days.
*Possible forbearance or deferment of qualified student loans.
*Child care benefits, if you qualify.
*Noncompetitive eligibility status for federal employment for one year after successful completion of service.
*Relocation travel assistance for members relocating more than 50 miles to serve.

Minimum Requirements

Applicants must hold one of the following citizenship statuses: US citizen, US National, Lawful Permanent Resident Aliens or is a person residing in a state that have the following legal residency classifications: refugee, asylum or asylee, temporary protected status, or deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) status. Applicants must be at least 18 or older and have a high school diploma or GED.

Preferred 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 as a member of a team.
*Basic experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel.


Location:
Tucker, GA
State/Region:
Georgia
Job Type:
Volunteer Opportunity
Employment Type:
AmeriCorps
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About Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity, founded in 1976, is a global, Christian-based nonprofit organization that grew out of an intentionally multi-racial community in rural Georgia. Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat brings together people of all faiths and people of no faith to build homes, communities and hope. Working alongside each other, we help families and individuals build and improve places to call home and achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselves. Habitat seeks individuals who have a willingness to affirm these principles and values.

 

Habitat for Humanity International is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.