CapacityCorps_Northeast Ohio

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Rebuilding Together CapacityCorps Application
Rebuilding Together is a housing nonprofit with affiliates in northeast Ohio and across the country. Together, we transform the lives of low-income homeowners by improving the safety and health of their homes and revitalizing our communities. Rebuilding Together's local affiliates and nearly 100,000 volunteers complete about 10,000 rebuild projects nationwide each year. Visit our website www.rebuildingtogether.org/capcitycorps to learn more.

We are seeking individuals who want to get involved and ensure a safe and healthy home for every person in their community. During a 11 month AmeriCorps term, you'd earn a living stipend of $12,630 and an Education Award of $5,815 upon completion of the term. The term starts on August 5, 2017, and ends June 29, 2018.  Capacity building AmeriCorps members with Rebuilding Together Northeast Ohio (also called CapacityCorps) will serve crucial roles; visit our website www.rebuildingtogether.org/capacitycorps to see full position description(s).  We're a great team, doing great work in the community! Join us to make a difference, gain valuable career skills, and earn money for your education!

About Rebuilding Together Northeast Ohio
Rebuilding Together Northeast Ohio will touch more 1400 low-income homeowners in the next twelve months, made possible through the work of our AmeriCorps members. Most of our clients are living in substandard housing lacking adequate roofs, plumbing, electrical, accessibility, or other health and safety related systems. Yet, with existing capacity and resources, we are only able to touch a very small percentage of the need that exists today. Recognizing this need, and using Rebuilding Together's unique community revitalization partnership and delivery model, we have the opportunity to play a leading role in meeting this emerging challenge within our service area. Our affiliate is rapidly building capacity and networking with government and community organizations of all types in an effort to create community based partnerships which empower volunteers and persons in need, while leveraging the public and private resources available. Our goal is to be a leading agency in addressing the housing and community involvement aspects of this and to be known locally, regionally, and nationally as an agency which provides real and lasting solutions at a high level of quality.

Thanks again for your interest in serving with Rebuilding Together AmeriCorps and making a difference in the homes and lives of people in your community.  If you have any questions about the program or technical difficulties with the application, please email me at jpermar@rebuildingtogether.org.

Have a great week,

Jessie

Jessie Permar
Senior Director, National Service Programs
Rebuilding Together
jpermar@rebuildingtogether.org
Basic Applicant Information
Veteran / Active Duty / Military Family Status *This question is required.
1. How did you first find out about this available AmeriCorps position with Rebuilding Together? *This question is required.
Skills, Experience, and Education
2. Please upload a copy of your resume.  We are interested in learning more about your work, volunteer, and education background.  If you have experience that doesn't fit in a standard resume, or is better conveyed through essay format, there is space below to add more detail. *This question is required.
References
5. Reference #1 *This question is required.
6. Reference #2 *This question is required.
Eligibility

As a federal program, AmeriCorps has set a few basic criteria for eligibility.  
Please answer the following questions about your eligibility: *This question is required.
Please answer the following questions about your eligibility: *This question is required.YesNo
Are you a US citizen, US national, or lawful permanent resident?
Will you be 18 or older before the first day of the AmeriCorps term?
Please describe your current education status.  Note: in order to be eligible to serve in AmeriCorps, you must either have a high school diploma / GED or agree to seek your high school diploma / GED during your AmeriCorps term. *This question is required.
7. You are applying for an AmeriCorps position with Rebuilding Together.  The living stipend for the entire term is $12,630 with an Education Award of $5,815 upon completion of the term. *This question is required.