Housing Assistance Corporation

Contact:   Stephanie Kompathoum, Volunteer Coordinator

Mailing Address:   PO Box 2057
Hendersonville, NC 28793

Phone Number:   828-692-4744 ext 110

Fax Number:   828-692-3009

Email Address:   info@housing-assistance.com

Website Address:   www.housing-assistance.com
www.facebook.com/HousingAssistance   

Office Hours:   Monday-Thursday: 7:30am-5:30pm Friday: 7:30am-11:30am
Others by appointment.

Location:  

Located at 602 Kanuga Street, Hendersonville, NC.

Agency Description:  

The Housing Assistance Corporation is a private, non-profit organization committed to providing safe and affordable housing for persons of limited income living in Henderson County and surrounding areas, because we believe every human being deserves the opportunity to live in a decent home.

Housing Assistance performs repairs for health and safety on homes throughout the year. The agency also conducts a Fall Prevention program that is designed to educate low income elderly and disabled people about the risks of falling in the home and offers suggestions for how to prevent falling. The program also complete modifications and safety upgrades to homes so homeowners may remain living independently, safely and with a sense of security in their own homes. Other programs include homebuyer education and new homes construction including a self-help program for homeowners to assist in the building of their own homes.

Training:   Training is dependent upon the volunteer position and specific assignments. A basic orientation to the agency and our services and programs will be provided for every volunteer.

Time Commitment:   Flexible. There are one-time and ongoing opportunities.

Skills, Experience, and Special Requirements:   A wide variety of skills and experience are needed and welcome. Interested beginners have the opportunity to learn new skills, and experienced workers can contribute in very meaningful ways. Background checks will be completed for volunteers age 18 and older.

Volunteer Involvement:   Housing Assistance relies on support from volunteers for a variety of tasks and we are always in need of people with the following skill sets or areas of expertise: administrative office support, advocacy & public policy, computers, construction, editing, fundraising, group dynamics, home repairs, language interpretation, legal, marketing, real estate, speaking, teaching & education, video or photography and word processing.
 

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