As support to Habitat Chicago's programs team, the Homeownership Programs VISTA will further project management research, document project management processes and support the homeownership programs team as we implement new programs and pivot to new delivery models in our current programs team as we work to create safe ways to meet our mission.  This role would focus on implementation of homeownership programs developed by full-time staff & assist with logistical support of project management, giving feedback to help improve and streamline our systems.


Who we are looking for: 

You are a detail oriented, talented communicator who understands the importance of organization and systems creation.  You have a curious, organized mind and are energized by a job well done!  


Key Responsibilities  

Homeownership Programs (80%)  

Working alongside the rest of the homeownership programs team, this person helps to plan for and facilitate homeownership related trainings, classes, and meetings.  They also work to ensure we have accurate data about all of our homeownership program participants.  


Communications (10%) 

Serving as a member of our communications and stewardship program team, you’ll be a part of developing communications aimed at all volunteers as well as assisting in the stewardship of individual and group volunteers.  


Leadership and Teamwork (10%) 

As a key Programs Team member, contribute to our organizational health through enthusiastic collaboration, leadership and personal integrity.  




AmeriCorps members will receive a monthly living stipend, health plan benefits, worker’s compensation, and loan deferral. Habitat Chicago provides an additional $250 stipend for food and transportation in the form of a CTA pass, gas gift card or grocery gift card.  Members receive an education award at the completion of their term of service (1700 hours). 


To Apply 

After reviewing the attached Full Position Description, please submit a cover letter and resume to katie.clendenning@habitatchicago.org with “AmeriCorps Homeownership Programs VISTA – Your Name” in the subject line by 8/15/20. Only successful applicants will be contacted and interviews will take place on a rolling basis. No phone calls, please. 


Full Description


Habitat for Humanity Chicago is an equal opportunity employer. This organization does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.



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