AVAILABLE: AmeriCorps VISTA Position

The George Washington Regional Commission (GWRC), lead agency of the Fredericksburg Regional Continuum of Care (CoC), is partnering with the Virginia Housing Alliance (VHA) to host a full-time AmeriCorps VISTA member in the Fredericksburg Region!

As part of the VHA VISTA cohort, the VISTA will work locally and with other VISTA members placed across the state to provide the human capital necessary to support the transition to a sustainable and more effective homelessness response system, while engaging in the causes of and solutions to homelessness. The CoC VISTA will be placed at GWRC, but will work directly with the CoC’s homeless service providers on areas such as :

  • Promoting permanent housing focused solutions to ending homelessness
  • Building strategic partnerships that advance efforts to end homelessness
  • Improving data quality and use in decision-making
  • Engaging in special initiatives to end veteran, chronic, youth and family homelessness

Additional Information on the position and what it means to be an AmeriCorps VISTA can be found in the full posting, here:

Those interested in applying can do so at my.americorps.org. Click ‘search listings’ and search “Virginia Housing Alliance’ under Program Name to find the listing for George Washington Regional Commission.

For additional information on the position or if you have any questions, please contact Samantha Shoukas at shoukas@gwregion.org or 540-642-1578.

George Washington Regional Commission is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.  We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, making a decision without regard to race, sex, national origins, disability, age, color, low-income, or limited-English proficiency.