TITLE: CoC Program VISTA
REPORTS TO: Program Manager
LOCATION: Chicago, Illinois
About All Chicago:
All Chicago Making Homelessness History (All Chicago) prevents and ends homelessness through four signature approaches: emergency financial assistance, community partnerships, data analytics, and training and research. All Chicago provides the backbone support for a city-wide response to homelessness by partnering with over 40 organizations and leading them through a year-round research, evaluation, strategic planning, and federal funding application process. We provide trainings, workshops, research, and analysis to help our partners apply proven strategies to prevent and end homelessness even more effectively.
All Chicago is seeking a mission- and values-aligned, highly organized, self-starter, dependable and adept at working in partnership with various stakeholders. The ideal candidate for this position will be someone who can excel in communication, detail oriented, synthesis recommendations, and enjoys collaboration across diverse organizations.
The AmeriCorps member will strengthen efforts to serve individuals experiencing homelessness by increasing efficiencies in reducing the amount time individuals spend experiencing homelessness. The AmeriCorps member will be part of All Chicago’s Program Team and focus on the intersection on homelessness across system usage. This position will focus on improving housing connections for individuals connected through an innovative approach such as the Expedited Housing Initiative. The AmeriCorps member will also track and monitor changes made to the homeless system front door tool. The AmeriCorps member will support the team in research, gather information, data collection, and create recommendations for system level changes. The AmeriCorps member will support the team in gathering information, data collection, and create recommendations for system level changes.
This position is a part of the Housing Action VISTA Network, which is an AmeriCorps VISTA program managed by Housing Action Illinois since 2010. As such, this position will receive customized training, support, guidance, and networking opportunities, in addition to the traditional opportunities for AmeriCorps VISTA positions. Learn more about the program at Housing Action’s website.
Successful candidates will demonstrate commitment to preventing and ending homelessness in Chicago and will have the following:
AmeriCorps VISTA Associate Benefits:
Gross Bi-Weekly Living Allowance:
Choice between two End-of-Service Awards:
To Apply: Apply online with resume and cover letter.
Note: If a candidate is selected, they must complete the necessary CNCS paperwork and Americorps Portal Application must be correctly completed and submitted to Housing Action Illinois, and the candidate must accept our offer of the position through the Americorps Portal.