Host Site Application

  • 2022-2023 VHCB AmeriCorps Program Year

    Intent-To-Apply Due: April 29th, 2022

    Applications Due: May 13th, 2022

    Thank you for your interest in partnering with the Vermont Housing & Conservation Board AmeriCorps (VHCB AmeriCorps). Please read the following information regarding hosting a VHCB AmeriCorps member and the application process.


    Intent To Apply

    By April 29th, 2022, please submit the Intent-To-Apply Form.  The brief electronic form asks for:

    1. Name of Organization and contact information.
    2. The type and number of positions your organization is interested in hosting.
    3. A title or very brief overview of of each position.

    The Intent-To-Apply Form is NOT required for applications submitted on or prior to April 29th.

    Click Here to access the Intent-To-Apply Form.


    Application

    By May 13th, 2022 5:00 pm, please complete the following Application materials to host VHCB AmeriCorps Members.  A complete application consists of the electronic Host Site Application, a Position Description using the 22-23 AmeriCorps Position Description Template, and a Risk Assessment. Additionally, a New Supervisor Form is required for new sites or changes in Supervision.

    1. Host Site Application
    2. Position Description (must use this template and return as a Word Doc. Do not edit an old Position Description from a previous year, old position description templates are outdated and will not work)
    3. Risk Assessment
    4. New Supervisor Form (only required for new supervisors)

    This application should be used for all positions that fall within the September ‘22 – August ‘23 period, including 2023 Spring and summer-only positions.


    Program Year Information

    The upcoming program year will begin September 7, 2022 and will end August 11, 2023. Members must attend an AmeriCorps Pre-Service Orientation before beginning service at the host site which will take place September 7-9, 2022. Members will begin service at the Host Site on September 12, 2022.

    Please review the following information about hosting a VHCB AmeriCorps Members: 

    1. 2022-2023 VHCB AmeriCorps Slot information
    2. 2022-2023 VHCB AmeriCorps Performance Goals
    3. Host Site Selection Guidelines

    Priority is give to positions that align with at least one of our Performance GoalsThe Site Selection Guidelines are available for your reference, which we use for partner assessments and the slot allotment process. We give very careful consideration to how slots are allotted. During this process, we may be in contact with you regarding clarification or areas of concern. You can expect to be notified of your request status by late-May. If your organization is awarded a slot, you should be prepared to begin recruiting immediately. Upon award notification, you will receive information about the recruitment process. If your organization is not awarded a slot but it meets all the eligibility criteria, it may be possible to place your organization to our Wait List in the case a slot opens up at a later date.

    Please contact Francis Sharpstene, VHCB AmeriCorps Director, with questions at 802-828-3253 or by email to @email.