VOLUNTEER

The United Community Housing Coalition is always grateful for our volunteers. People like you are making a difference in the community every day and have a direct impact in our clients' lives.
If you are interested in volunteering, send a copy of your resume and a brief cover letter expressing your skills or desired program to work with to volunteer@uchcdetroit.org

We also have a current need for the following roles/Programs:

1.  Tax Foreclosure Prevention Project Volunteers

See below for details about each volunteer role and how to apply.


1.  Tax Foreclosure Prevention Project Volunteers

The Tax Foreclosure Prevention Project (TFPP) is looking for dedicated volunteers. Interested candidates may be asked to make phone calls to clients, aid with community events, organize files, and assist with door-to-door canvassing. 

Current Needs:
1. Show Cause Hearing
Counselor support! We need volunteers to help at the annual show cause hearings at 400 Monroe January 15-17 and 29-31. We will be on site to service thousands of Wayne County residents who received a foreclosure notice this winter. Shifts will be 8:00 am-12:00 noon and 12:00 noon- 4:00pm 
This Thursday January 10th at 1pm, we will have a training session specifically for those interested in vounteering at Show Cause. Please attend if you would like to volunteer at any show cause shifts. 

2. Office Reorganization
Move stuff! We need some people to lend their time to help us move boxes and make space in our office for new desks. Tuesdays and Thursdays are good days to work on this project. 

3. Mailers
Stuff envelopes! We have lots of correspondence going out to our clients.

4. Data Entry
Click and type! If you like looking things up online and entering data in spreadsheets, we have a great task relating to our 520 Right of Refusal homes. We want to give to our new homeowners information about their homes, and we need help pulling that information from online resources into a spreadsheet. You must have great attention to detail!

THERE WILL BE A SHOW CAUSE HEARING VOLUNTEER TRAINING ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 10TH AT 1:00PM. This will take the place of our regularly scheduled Volunteer Training for January. Show Cause Hearings are very busy for us and we would be very grateful if you could come help! You must attend this training!

TFPP Volunteers are expected to attend a Training event. We currently hold Volunteer Trainings events every 3rd Thursday at 1:00 p.m. in our offices. 
Interested parties must RSVP ahead of time with Meghan Strickland at extension 339 or at mstrickland@uchcdetroit.org. 

Upcoming Volunteer Training events are October 18th, November 15th, and December 20th. If you are unable to attend any of those dates, please email Meghan with your interests.
We look forward to working with you soon!



About UCHC

The United Community Housing Coalition (UCHC) is a nonprofit comprehensive housing assistance organization, which has provided a variety of housing-related services to Detroit's low-income residents since 1973.
The organization has worked with tenants, homesteaders, homeowners, the homeless, community organizations rebuilding neighborhoods and providing affordable housing, religious, civil rights, labor and housing advocacy organization to improve, preserve and expand affordable housing opportunities for low-income Detroiters.
Because of its long history and significant expertise as a comprehensive housing services provider in Michigan, the organization is frequently asked to provide advice to other organizations in communities across Southeast Michigan.
All service are provided to income-eligible families and individuals free of charge.

United Community Housing Coalition provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, United Community Housing Coalition complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, and termination.
Consistent with state and federal laws, UCHC is committed to maintaining a workplace free from the abuse of drugs and alcohol.