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  • Part Time

Employer
Home, Inc.

Position
Affordable Housing Collaborator

Yellow Springs Home, Inc. is an affordable housing nonprofit that serves Yellow Springs and Miami Township. We are a
small organization that makes an impact in our community when it comes to providing affordable, quality housing
options to low- and moderate-income households in Yellow Springs. We hire Miller Fellows to help build our capacity,
while also providing key learning opportunities for those students. Some key work plan items that a Miller Fellow may
be asked to do include:

Administrative Support:
● Self-directed daily office administrative tasks including checking and relaying phone messages, scanning in
documents when needed, and checking and organizing mail
● Assisting in fundraising efforts including writing out thank you cards to donors, entering and organizing
donations, managing bulk mailings to donors, and supporting events
● Answering the general phone line, being familiar with answering FAQs about the organization, organizing office
supply orders, and acting as an office generalist
Client-First, Community-First Program Support:
● Assisting with property management such as getting quotes for needed services, communicating with clients
on the waiting list, and managing renter communications
● Aiding in event planning and supporting Inclusive and Resilient Yellow Springs Coalition activities such as
organizing affirmative outreach and engagement listening sessions
● Assisting with grant-writing activities and documentation, including gathering and organizing needed
documentation, editing grant narratives, and researching grants
● Assisting with marketing and outreach including website and social media engagement
All of the above tasks are important and have a place in our organization.

We look for Miller Fellows who are driven to do their best work, and who our small staff can count on to do what they say they will do.
Over time, Miller Fellows at our organization are given more involved work as it relates to their demonstrated abilities, skills,
and leadership. We want to be able to help Miller Fellows shape their skill set while also ensuring our capacity needs are met
to have a great cooperative relationship. Please apply only if you are willing to roll up your sleeves and contribute to our mission
responsibly and reliably as part of a diverse, fast-paced team.

We will provide access to training and context to help place the student’s work in a larger context. We encourage
students to consider their time at Yellow Springs Home, Inc. a laboratory for academic inquiry, including integrating
aspects of our mission into coursework and assignments as is relevant.

Qualifications:
Everything that Miller Fellows do at Home, Inc. helps us fulfill our mission. It is important that Miller Fellows who work
at our organization commit to:
● Being punctual and accurately reporting work hours
● Paying attention to details
● Communicating effectively with staff
● Following through on assigned work plans
● Being able and willing to self-direct and self-motivate
● Demonstrating integrity and accountability in completing work assignments
● Asking for help/clarification when needed

Miller Fellows are required to complete the Yellow Springs Community Foundation’s Nonprofit Leadership Institute
either before or during their service.

If this sounds like a position you can commit to and grow into this school year, apply to become our Miller Fellow!
Apply by sending your cover letter and resume to alexandra@yshome.org. Contact alexandra@yshome.org with any
questions or concerns.

Contact
Alexandra Scott
alexandra.yshome@gmail.com

Student Miller Fellowships are paid positions with local nonprofit organizations that are awarded grants to employ Miller Fellows.

Student Miller Fellows will need to attend the first available Nonprofit Leadership Institute (NLI) at some point during their employment with the nonprofit. The NLI provides information on philanthropy and of nonprofits, and provides grounding and framework for learning from their experiences as a Miller Fellow. Students learn how nonprofits operate, how successful nonprofits function, and the important role students play in the community, representing their schools and the YSCF. They meet nonprofit leaders in the community and gain experience through hands-on work sessions.

Miller Fellowships are offered to the following individuals:

Students:

  • A full-time, degree-seeking student in good standing at a Greene County college or university with a preference towards an Antioch College student
  • A high school student who is a resident of Yellow Springs/Miami Township or an attendee at Yellow Springs High School; high school Miller Fellows must be 16 years old or older.
  • A resident of Yellow Springs/Miami Township under the age of 25 in a gap year before or during college or home for a vacation period
  • Students must have completed the YSCF’s Nonprofit Leadership Institute (NLI) or apply and complete the next available NLI during their employment.
  • The identified Miller Fellow can be a current employee of the nonprofit if they meet the requirements above.

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To apply for this job email your details to alexandra.yshome@gmail.com