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2022 Habitat Sustainability VISTA – La Crosse Habitat for Humanity’s vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Nearly 20% of Wisconsin residents pay more than 50% of their family income for housing. With an already large but increasing need for affordable housing in our state, the 38 local Habitat for Humanity affiliates in Wisconsin are working hard to address that need by partnering with low-income families to build, rehab or repair homes. The Habitat for Humanity of Wisconsin VISTA program’s goal is to strengthen affiliates and increase their capacity. With passion, commitment, and hard work our VISTA members help affiliates as they bring individuals and communities out of poverty. Located along the beautiful Mississippi River, HFH La Crosse serves La Crosse, Vernon, and Trempealeau counties in western Wisconsin, and Houston County in Minnesota. Dedicated to bringing people together to build homes, communities, and hope, HFH La Crosse has built over 40 homes since becoming an affiliate in 1992 and continues to improve housing conditions as it gets ready to celebrate its 30th anniversary. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here. Member Duties : You’ll create a Sustainability Department within HFH La Crosse, including researching, developing partnerships, implementing, and expanding new and existing programming – supporting Habitat’s mission of affordable housing and the environment. Research programming ideas and ways to expand current programming, including ReClaim Salvage Program, ReStore landfill diversion, and Neighborhood Revitalization programs. Develop community partnerships and recruit volunteers to support sustainability programming. Research and complete applications for funding opportunities. Interviews are done on a rolling basis. Please submit application as soon as possible to ensure consideration. Selection may be made before deadline date posted. Program Benefits : Living Allowance , Training , Education award upon successful completion of service , Health Coverage* , Relocation Allowance , Stipend , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Childcare assistance if eligible . Terms : Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours , Car recommended . Service Areas : Neighborhood Revitalization , Housing . Skills : Writing/Editing , Communications , Community Organization , Non-Profit Management , Recruitment , Leadership , Team Work , Fund raising/Grant Writing .

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