Critical Home Repairs Program Expansion - AmeriCorps VISTA Project with HFH La Crosse

Position starts July 8. Applications due by June 14.

Volunteers spruced up a home as part of La Crosse’s reNEW Program.

Volunteers spruced up a home as part of La Crosse’s reNEW Program.

VISTA Project Goal

This VISTA will expand HFH La Crosse’s critical home repair program by 20% and strengthen their veterans build programming.

Project Objectives

EXPAND CRITICAL HOME REPAIR PROGRAM BY 20% – Develop and implement a plan to increase the number critical home repairs completed by 20% each year for the next three years

DEVELOP VETERANS BUILD PROGRAMMING – Follow Habitat International’s guide to establish HFH La Crosse as an official Veterans Build affiliate, with a goal of completing 1000 veterans build volunteer hours.

INCREASE SUSTAINABILITY THROUGH FUNDRAISING – Research public and private funding opportunities and develop programs and marketing materials for corporate partners – corporate build days, repair sponsors, etc.

Apply today! Start July 8. VISTA positions are filled on a rolling basis.

Grandad bluff.  Copyright 2013, Jim Bauer

About HFH La Crosse Area

Located along the beautiful Mississippi River, HFH La Crosse serves La Crosse, Vernon, and Trempealeau counties in western Wisconsin, and Houston County in Minnesota. They are dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating, and preserving homes for families in need. As part of their three-year strategic plan, HFH La Crosse is finishing up their $1.6 million capital campaign.


In addition to the standard VISTA benefits, while serving with HFH La Crosse, you’ll learn how a nonprofit puts their strategic plan into action.