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Rebuilding Together CapacityCorps Application

Rebuilding Together Metro Denver CapacityCorps Application

Rebuilding Together is a housing nonprofit with affiliates across the country. Together, we transform the lives of low-income homeowners by improving the safety and health of their homes and revitalizing our communities. Rebuilding Together's local affiliates and nearly 100,000 volunteers complete about 10,000 rebuild projects nationwide each year. Visit our website www.rebuildingtogether.org/capacitycorps to learn more.

We are seeking individuals who want to get involved and ensure a safe and healthy home for every person in their community. During a 11 month AmeriCorps term, you'd earn a living stipend of $15,000 and an Education Award of $6,095 upon completion of the term. We have multiple terms starting in July 2020, August 2020, October 2020, January 2021 and March 2021. Within the application, please specify all start dates you are available.

Capacity building AmeriCorps members with Rebuilding Together Greater Des Moines (also called CapacityCorps) will serve crucial roles; visit our website www.rebuildingtogether.org/capacitycorps to see full position description(s).  We're a great team, doing great work in the community! Join us to make a difference, gain valuable career skills, and earn money for your education!

About Rebuilding Together Metro Denver
Surrounded by the beautiful Rocky Mountains and enjoying an average of 200 days of sunshine a year, the mile-high city, Denver, and its metro area, is one of the fastest growing in the country. This area is a mecca for those who love the great outdoors!

Its natural beauty, amazing wildlife, drier climate and welcoming nature of its people, make the Metro area an extraordinary place to live. The Denver metro area's massive growth has been a double-edged sword. While the growth has helped bring in new industry and has allowed for terrific job opportunities, the need for affordable housing is at an all-time high. Neighborhoods are undergoing immense change, amplifying the disparity in wealth as brand new high-end homes appear right next to modest houses in need of critical maintenance. With limited affordable home repair options, longtime residents are facing pressure to leave their communities. One of Rebuilding Together Metro Denver's objectives is to preserve neighborhood diversity by mobilizing volunteers and community members to offer free home repairs for our neighbors in need. When you join Rebuilding Together, you'll have the chance to affect change in your own backyard, as we strategically concentrate resources in neighborhoods to build safe homes and communities. You also are able to be a part of something larger, as we belong to a network of approximately 130 affiliates across the country working to make safe homes and communities for everyone!

Thanks again for your interest in serving with Rebuilding Together AmeriCorps and making a difference in the homes and lives of people in your community.  If you have any questions about the program or technical difficulties with the application, please email me at spatterson@rebuildingtogether.org.

Have a great week,

Stacy

Stacy Patterson
Manager, National Service Programs
Rebuilding Together
spatterson@rebuildingtogether.org
Basic Applicant Information
Veteran / Active Duty / Military Family Status *This question is required.
2. How did you first find out about this available AmeriCorps position with Rebuilding Together? *This question is required.
3. Select all start dates you are available for. Please note that not all positions are available during each start date. *This question is required.
Skills, Experience, and Education
4. Please upload a copy of your resume.  We are interested in learning more about your work, volunteer, and education background.  If you have experience that doesn't fit in a standard resume, or is better conveyed through essay format, there is space below to add more detail. *This question is required.
References
7. Reference #1 *This question is required.
This question requires a valid email address.
8. Reference #2 *This question is required.
This question requires a valid email address.
Eligibility

As a federal program, AmeriCorps has set a few basic criteria for eligibility.  
Please answer the following questions about your eligibility: *This question is required.
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Are you a US citizen, US national, or lawful permanent resident?
Will you be 18 or older before the first day of the AmeriCorps term?
Please describe your current education status.  Note: in order to be eligible to serve in AmeriCorps, you must either have a high school diploma / GED or agree to seek your high school diploma / GED during your AmeriCorps term. *This question is required.
9. You are applying for an AmeriCorps position with Rebuilding Together.  The living stipend for the entire term is $15,000 and an Education Award upon completion of the term. *This question is required.