If you have a deep commitment to of serve families with children experiencing homelessness in our community, this job may be right for you! We are looking for a highly motivated person who is interested in making a difference in the lives of others.
The Road Home’s Family Support AmeriCorps member will work with families with children at the Midvale Family Resource Center shelter experiencing homelessness to help them transition quickly out of the emergency shelter and into housing within our community. This AmeriCorps member will provide everyday support and services to families, such as transportation assistance, assistance with housing searches, advocacy with landlords, and helping families navigate the housing process.
In addition to housing-related tasks, this AmeriCorps member will play an integral role in establishing a support and empowerment network for the families assisted by the Road Home. Additionally, they will assist in the operations of an internal task force that is designed to make the agency’s facilities and programming more developmentally enriching for young children.
Option for Service:
Full Time, 1700 Hours Minimum. Start date: January 1, 2021. A minimum of 35 service hours per week, with service ending December 30, 2021
Full-time AmeriCorps Members are provided a modest financial compensation in the form of cost-of-living allowances; referred to as a “living stipend” up to $18,250; Proof of Healthcare reimbursement up to $100 per month if eligible and participation, paid Student Loan Deferment, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Child Care Assistance if needed, and the AmeriCorps Education Award. After successfully completing their term of service, full-time members may receive the Education Award of up to $6,195. The Education Award can pay for additional college, graduate school courses, or it can pay off existing qualifying federal student loans.
Full-time members are required to commit to a full year service agreement and complete a “minimum” of:
Employment opportunities with The Road Home vary based on availability and season. We are an equal opportunity employer with a diverse, multicultural staff. If you have any questions regarding any of our employment opportunities, please contact:[email protected]
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Note: The Road home is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions based upon applicable federal, state, and local laws. Employment decisions are made without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, disability, gender identification, sexual orientation, pregnancy and childbirth.