People Experiencing Homelessness and Veterans

AmeriCorps members will assist qualifying individuals find and retain appropriate housing, find the resources to support use of appropriate housing, and assist individuals in accessing the appropriate housing in Santa Barbara County to include the cities of Carpinteria, Santa Barbara, Goleta, Lompoc, and Santa Maria. AmeriCorps members will work with qualified individuals to assist them in supportive services, such as attending medical appointments and applying for public benefits, with an end goal of attaining housing. AmeriCorps members will also recruit one time and on-going volunteers to assist with service activities and to participate in Day of Service events.

Terms :

Car recommended , Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours . Service Areas :

Veterans , Hunger , Housing , Community and Economic Development , Health , Community Outreach , Neighborhood Revitalization , Homelessness , Ex-Offender Reentry . Skills :

Counseling , General Skills , Education , Medicine , Law , Communications , Fund raising/Grant Writing , Leadership , Community Organization , Computers/Technology , Public Health , Youth Development , Conflict Resolution.