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
- 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
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
United Way of the Greater LV is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled