[Burnett, Polk, Rusk and Washburn County] – Wild Rivers Habitat for Humanity has been awarded two AmeriCorps member positions and is looking for motivated, qualified candidates to serve locally during the 2019 – 2020 service year, which begins in August. Habitat AmeriCorps members serve in full-time, stipend positions, helping to meet the housing needs of communities and low-income families across the U.S.
For over 22 years, Wild Rivers Habitat for Humanity has served families in need of decent, affordable housing through building and repairing homes, communities and hope. Applicants accepted as Habitat AmeriCorps members serving with Wild Rivers Habitat for Humanity will expand their understanding of the need for affordable housing while making positive connections with peers, families and communities in the areas of community outreach and resource development. They will join more than 500 other Habitat AmeriCorps members who will be placed in more than 160 communities nationwide.
AmeriCorps is a network of national service programs that engage more than 80,000 Americans each year in intensive service throughout the United States. National service programs such as AmeriCorps are funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service.
Since Habitat partnered with the Corporation for National and Community Service in 1994, more than 10,148 AmeriCorps members have served with Habitat for Humanity across the country. They have raised tens of millions of dollars, engaged 3.7 million volunteers and served 109,830 individuals, helping to build strength and stability through safe, affordable housing.
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