Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center

August 3, 2016

Housing Ready Crisis Resilient AmeriCorps

Position title: Housing READY Crisis RESILIENT AmeriCorps


Name of organization: United Way of King County




Position description:

Join a cohort of 25 members to end homelessness and increase financial stability in King County. All members are placed at regional access point and community colleges in the region. The Housing READY. Crisis RESILIENT program is a brand new program at United Way focused on our agency goals of reducing the unsheltered population by 50% and lifting 50,000 people out of poverty.


As a member of the team, you will reduce homelessness and poverty by providing financial interventions to improve housing readiness and financial resiliency. Help meet ambitions goals or providing 12,000 low-income people with interventions, help 3,000 economically disadvantaged individuals improve financial knowledge, and transition 1,500 people experiencing homelessness into housing.



$5,730 education award to pay for college, graduate school, or to pay back qualified student loans, as well as loan deferment on qualified loans •Opportunities to work across teams and learn non-profit and federal systems •Chance to solve the community’s toughest challenges!


Time commitment: September 2016 – July 2017


Skill requirements:

Cultural competency and experience working with diverse populations •Outgoing personality and strong presentation skills •People-oriented, with exceptional communication and relationship-building skills •Comprehensive understanding of systemic causes of poverty, racial inequities, homelessness and/or hunger •Proficiency in a second language is helpful


Start date: September 16, 2016


End date: July 31, 2017


Location: Seattle, WA 98104


How to apply: Don’t hesitate, APPLY TODAY:


Follow the above link to the online portal where you will upload a thoughtful cover letter and resume detailing your relevant experience and interest in this position.


Supervisor contact info:

Charlotte Gavell