housing & Gnenerational Wealth Service Opportunity

Project Name:  Project Development Coordinator – Home Buyer One Stop Portal

Project Type: Americorps VISTA

Location: Urban League of Greater Atlanta

Service Term: 1 year

Start Date: April 1, 2023

End Date: March 31, 2024

Be a solution to the housing crisis! Utilize cutting edge technology, the power of the internet and marketing media to attract and convert 5000 renters to new homebuyers by 2026. Great opportunity to make homeownership a reality for all.

Program Description: The Urban League of Greater Atlanta’s mission has been all about economic empowerment since we opened our doors more than a century ago. We are recognized as a dedicated, person to person organization committed to the economic advancement of African Americans and other under-served communities in the metropolitan area. We meet and evaluate people where they are and help them set economic advancement goals, equip them with what they need and elevate them to where they want to go to build household income and wealth. We are joined by a robust coalition of committed stakeholders to include corporate, private, civic, community, faith-based, civil rights, and individual supporters that are strongly invested in the economic success of urban communities across metropolitan Atlanta and the state. Our Financial Empowerment and Emergency Relief Center (FEERC) delivers integrated economic mobility services to youth, adults, families, and small businesses. 

Member Duties: As a member of Housing, Finance and Wealth Building Team, the VISTA Member will participate in the development and project management of a Homebuyer web-based one-stop portal – hereafter referred to as the “HUB.” The HUB is designed to streamline the home buying process for Black and Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC) households across metro Atlanta. The HUB will connect first-time and mortgage ready homebuyers to available resources, education, access affordable housing inventory and connect buyers to existing Down Payment Assistance (DPA) programs. The HUB will also support BIPOC housing developers to connect to resources, financing, and mortgage ready BIPOC buyers as well as offer housing industry partners the opportunity to receive referrals from the HUB.

Select desired education level: Bachelor’s degree preferred. Experience in Web Design, Information Technology, Marketing, Business, Finance, Real-estate, or related field.

Skills: Computers/Technology, Project Management, Professionalism, Analytical, Critical Thinking, Conflict Resolution, Collaboration, Integrity, Social Skills, Problem Solving, Active Listening, Values Diversity, Adaptability, Writing, Facilitation and Training, Adobe, and MS Office, Marketing and Communications. 

Living Allowance: The Americorps VISTA program provides a living allowance to its volunteers.  The living allowance is $17,600 for the year of service and is paid every 2 weeks. Use the link below to apply for the service opportunity: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/publicRequestSearch.do

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