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Recuperative Care Center Positions
TO APPLY: Email a resume and cover letter to email@example.com
The Recuperative Care Center (RCC) staff is a multi-disciplinary team that provides intensive case management and care coordination for medically vulnerable adults facing homelessness upon discharge from the hospital. The team is focused on working with partner hospitals and referring agencies to provide for the acute and ongoing medical care for patients, providing short-term supportive housing, crisis management, referral to appropriate substance abuse, physical health, and mental health treatment, access to benefits and entitlements, appropriate and affordable housing, as part of a comprehensive approach to ending homelessness and achieving self-sufficiency.
CHILDREN IN THE INN (CITI) AMERICORPS VISTA PROJECT
The Room in the Inn VISTA project will seek to create a sustainable education program and learning environment for homeless children. Through program building, research, and data management project members will build the capacity of Room in the Inn to increase children’s stability in school performance, presence, and social behavior. The project includes identifying fundraising opportunities, creating and strengthening community partnerships, building curriculum, and volunteer training and management. Three VISTA members will lead this project. All applications go through the AmeriCorps portal: Go where the need is greatest: join AmeriCorps VISTA and serve with organizations that help fight poverty. Find out more about AmeriCorps VISTA!
Establish the needs of the project and the community it serves by researching the local, state, and national data for children experiencing homelessness. Analyze the local data to guide conversations with potential partners. Identify key stakeholders in Shelby County Schools. Build strong relationships with leaders, teachers, and counselors. Research best available tools and practices for measuring project results and data sharing between Shelby County Schools and Room in the Inn.
Research the local, state, and national data for children experiencing homelessness. Compile qualitative and quantitative data based on your research. Plan for performance measurement and a marketing strategy using the needs assessment data collected. Establish community awareness and engagement with the project. Conduct research to identify any potential grant funding, un-tapped community partnerships, and other funding opportunities. Apply here.
Meet with staff and current program participants to assess current needs. Establish the needs of the project and the community it serves by researching the local, state, and national data for children experiencing homelessness. Identify how this research and data relates directly to program participants. Create after-school, tutoring, and mentoring curricula focused on learning, recreation, and behavioral health for each age group: 5-8, 9-12, 13-17. As a result of this service, volunteers will be able to lead programming tailored to the needs of program participants to continue improving homeless children’s behavioral health and academic performance. Apply here.