AmeriCorps Housing Support Member-United Way & Catholic Charities

United Way of the Greater LV Allentown, PA $8471.00 per year
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Do you have a passion for creating connections and finding resources for families and individuals? United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley is seeking individuals to serve as AmeriCorps members here in the Lehigh Valley.

The AmeriCorps Housing Support Member will support COVID-19 response and its substantial impact on the housing sector. AmeriCorps member will be placed at Catholic Charities in Allentown, PA and will be responsible for the following:

  • Complete intakes and basic assessments for households in need of case management services.  Case management includes housing related services such as hotel/motel assistance, rental assistance, security deposits and other housing related needs.  
  • Complete Service Plans on households who are considered longer term clients.  These include households who are making a commitment towards being as self-sufficient as possible.   
  • Assist with households who have immigration related issues.  This may include those who are undocumented, those with VISAS, Green Cards, or other related immigration issues within the household
  • Support and assistance include both virtual and in-person communication with the household. 

The service term will begin ASAP and end in August/September 2022.. Members will serve approximately 20-30 hours per week. Hours are 8:30am-4:30pm. Supervised by Catholic Charities Executive Director.

AmeriCorps members earn a living stipend based on their service hours and upon successful completion of their term, they are eligible for an educational award that can be applied toward student loans or further educational expenses.

STIPEND - $8,471. Stipend will be split evenly across bi weekly pay periods.

EDUCATIONAL AWARD - $3,172

For more information, apply here or contact Gina Nichols, Assistant Director, Education at ginan@unitedwayglv.org

United Way of the Greater LV is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
 
 
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