Home Repairs Program Expansion - AmeriCorps VISTA Position with HFH Washington Dodge

Position starts July 8. Applications due by June 14.

Group of volunteers during Women’s Build Week with HFH Washington Dodge.

Group of volunteers during Women’s Build Week with HFH Washington Dodge.

VISTA Project Goal

This VISTA will expand HFH Washington Dodge’s repair program by improving efficiencies, expanding the program to serve more low income homeowners, and establishing them as an official Veterans Build affiliate.

Project Objectives

This VISTA will expand HFH Washington Dodge’s repair program by improving efficiencies, expanding into Dodge County to serve more low income homeowners, and integrating veterans build components into the program.

IMPLEMENT VETERANS BUILD PROTOCOL – Follow Habitat International’s guide to establish HFH Door County as an official Veterans Build affiliate.

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.

 
Fall scene taken from the lookout tower at Lapham Peak Unit, Kettle Moraine State Forest.  Copyright 2005 WI DNR

Fall scene taken from the lookout tower at Lapham Peak Unit, Kettle Moraine State Forest. Copyright 2005 WI DNR

About HFH WAshing & Dodge Counties

Located 30 minutes north of Milwaukee & 100 miles south of Green Bay, West Bend’s quaint downtown is home to a craft brewery, several restaurants, and the Wisconsin Museum of Art. Washington County contains a large portion of the Kettle Moraine State Forest and State Park, a popular destination for camping, fishing, and hiking. HFH Washington/Dodge has built over 26 homes since becoming an affiliate in 1995, and their Home Repair Program helps low-income, elderly, disabled, and veteran homeowners who struggle to maintain their homes.

Benefits

In addition to the standard VISTA benefits, this position offers in depth project management experience.