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We provide housing assistance to families, elderly & disabled individuals through programs like Public Housing, Housing Choice Vouchers, Low Income Housing Tax Credits, HOME & Homeownership.

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We provide easy access to information & required forms needed by program participants. Participants also have access to an array of supportive service programs designed to maximize individual potential.

Vouchers for Spartanburg Housing Voucher Programs

Voucher Program

The Housing Choice Voucher Program is one of the best opportunities for lower income families to obtain decent, safe, & affordable housing. Families may choose from a variety of housing types and locations.

Procurement with Spartanburg Housing

Procurement

The mission of the procurement department is to acquire services, supplies, equipment, and construction at the most efficient level as well as ensuring fair and equitable treatment of all vendors.

03/31/2021

Service Opportunities

Service Opportunities

Spartanburg Housing and the United Way of the Piedmont are look​ing for five local volunteers to participate in the AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associates Program. 

Summer Associates will participate in an eight week service term at Spartanburg Housing to build capacity through direct and indirect service. 

Service will begin 5/24/2021. 

About United Way of the Piedmont:
United Way of the Piedmont is a private, nonprofit organization governed by a local board of volunteers.
Our services cover Spartanburg, Cherokee, and Union Counties.
MISSION: Connect, engage and inspire people to transform our community. 
VISION: Live united as an educated, financially stable, and healthy community.

Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, & Equity
United Way of the Piedmont, the AmeriCorps VISTAs in the Piedmont program, and all service sites are committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are committed to engaging AmeriCorps VISTA members in our collective work without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender, gender identity and expression, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, familial status, or socio-economic status.
                                                                                          Open Positions 

Program Coordinator VISTA 
The AmeriCorps VISTA will help to build capacity of the Spartanburg Housing Summer Food Programs and Youth initiatives by creating neighborhood programs that enable access to community agencies and build educational sustainability through the summer. They will also identify capacity-building opportunities for volunteers, access educational learning programs for students, and assist with the sustainability of the summer food program, and develop ongoing sufficiency tracking of students and family.
View VISTA Assignment Description 
Positions Filled: 0/4

Economic Mobility VISTA 
The AmeriCorps VISTA will  connect with individuals who have an interest in Post-Secondary Education, recent high school graduates, and those enrolled in the Family Self-Sufficiency program. 

The AmeriCorps VISTA will work with the Family Self Sufficiency Coordinator to build recruitment within Spartanburg Housing Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher Families.

They will also improve economic opportunity for families through improved data tracking, department collaboration, and referral opportunities with partnered agencies.
View VISTA Assignment Description
Positions Filled: 0/1
                                                                                              Benefits 
  • A Modest Living Allowance of $36.71 per day or $256.97 per week
  • Leave on federal holidays that are observed by the host site (Spartanburg Housing)
  • Segal AmeriCorps Education Award/ End of Service Summer Stipend upon completion of service term
  • Summer Associates are eligible to be considered for Worker's Compensation under the Federal Employee Compensation Act (FECA)
  • Income Disregard provisions apply to any Summer Associate receiving government benefits.
                                                                                                                         How to Apply 
If you are interested in being an AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associate please send your resume and cover letter to Heather Witt at hwitt@uwpiedmont.org
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