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Rebuilding Together CapacityCorps Application

Rebuilding Together Twin Cities CapacityCorps Application

Rebuilding Together is a housing nonprofit with affiliates in the Twin Cities 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/capacitycorps 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 $13,992 and an Education Award of upon completion of the term. The term starts in mid August and ends at the end of June 2020.  Capacity building AmeriCorps members with Rebuilding Together Twin Cities (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!

Rebuilding Together Twin Cities
The Minneapolis/St Paul community has a changing demographic. The Twin Cities has an ever increase need for services that deal with accessibility whether that is a client that is physically disable or an elder client that just wants to age in place.In addition there are under-served segment of the Twin Cities metro with regard to ethnicity. Rebuilding Together has a strong presence in the African American and Hmong communities but is in need of increase service offerings to the Hispanic and Other Asian and African. Both Program Coordinators will work extensively to bring the services associated with the respective
Safe at Home Program and Home Repair programs to these groups. Currently Rebuilding Together twin Cities has a 300+ backlog of clients awaiting our service. The potential need is easily 10 times that number.

Rebuilding Together Twin Cities currently serves the seven county metro area including Minneapolis and St Paul. RTTC is in the process of assessing the possibility of serving the entire state of MN as RTMN. The Twin Cities is consistently ranked high in livability with many amenities such as parks and other entertainment offerings. The Twin Cities includes over 15 college and universities and is considered a desired place to live by many young people. A good public transportation system and reasonably affordable housing and cost of living make the Twin Cities one of the more desirable major metropolitan areas to live.

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.
2. How did you first find out about this available AmeriCorps position with Rebuilding Together? *This question is required.
Skills, Experience, and Education
3. 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
6. Reference #1 *This question is required.
This question requires a valid email address.
7. Reference #2 *This question is required.
This question requires a valid email address.
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.
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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.
8. You are applying for an AmeriCorps position with Rebuilding Together.  The living stipend for the entire term is $13,992 with an Education Award  upon completion of the term. *This question is required.