AmeriCorps Program Support Liaison - Genesee County Land Bank

Application Deadline: 
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 4:30pm
Job Location: 
Flint, MI
Employer Name: 
Genesee County Land Bank
Contact Name: 
Amy Smitter

Applications are currently being accepted for AmeriCorps members to fill a Program Support Liaison position with the Genesee County Land Bank. Please submit an application via the online AmeriCorps Member Application or by sending a cover letter and resume to Amy Smitter, Chief Operating Officer, at asmitter@habitatmichigan.org.

 

Reports to:                         Director of Planning and Neighborhood Revitalization

Duration:                            7 Months

Hours per Week:              Approximately 34 hrs/wk

Travel:                                  Minimum

 

IMPORTANT DETAILS:

  • AmeriCorps Members will receive a living stipend of $6,750, paid biweekly on the 15th and last of the month throughout the member’s term
  • AmeriCorps members receive an Educational Award at the end of the term of $2,907.50, which is good for seven years after receipt and can be used for either tuition purposes or to repay eligible federal student loans.
  • The term of service is from May 2018 – November 2018

 

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in processing applications for purchase of residential property, including review of applicants’ income and other eligibility to purchase from the GCLBA.
  • Evaluate households for eligibility under the GCLBA’s MDHHS funded remediation program.
  • Meet with community groups funded under Clean and Green on program requirements and process.
  • Process applications to allow residents to maintain and garden vacant land through lease and adoption agreements.
  • Prepare documents for use in property transactions.
  • Communicate with residents and community groups on the status of rehabilitation, greening and other programming.
  • Provide excellent customer service while assisting with the processing of applications.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma/equivalent required. College experience preferred.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident.

 

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Desire and ability to work with a diverse group of people.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Good written and oral communication.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that includes occasional evenings and/or weekends.
  • Excellent computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft office products.
  • Familiarity with Genesee County.

 

Habitat for Humanity of Michigan and all AmeriCorps host sites associated with the Michigan Habitat’s AmeriCorps program are Equal Opportunity Employers, and will not discriminate on AmeriCorps member hiring decisions based on age, disability, gender identity, ethnicity, race, sexual preference, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law or statute.