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Resident Engagement Coordinator, RuralEdge/VHCB
Gain valuable skills and experience while serving low income Vermonters living in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. By serving as the Resident Engagement Coordinator, you’ll gain valuable skills, exposure to leaders in the field, and experience that will strengthen your resume. RuralEdge is a non-profit affordable housing and community development corporation that has served the Northeast Kingdom for over 30 years. Our mission is to strengthen Northeast Kingdom communities, one home at a time. We are a chartered Neighborworks Member, and a participant in their Community Building & Engagement (CB&E) program. Following their model, the goal of CB&E efforts is to develop skilled, engaged resident leaders, support resident-driven groups, and facilitate community building activities. RuralEdge is about more than just housing people; once a tenant is in our property, we seek to provide everything that the individual or family needs to thrive! Service will primarily be performed in properties that have an office available, but will also require travel to and from properties and working directly with residents, and as such may require time spent outdoors and/or physical labor. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. However, as this position requires direct contact with residents, hours will vary based on resident need. As such, this position will require serving the occasional night and/or weekend. Position begins September 11, 2023 and ends August 9, 2024. This position is Full Time: Requires 1,720 hours for an average of 40 hours per week for 47 weeks. Member will receive a living allowance of $26,000 (pre-tax), a monthly housing allowance of $300, and an education award of $6,895 (pre-tax) upon successful completion of service. Other benefits include health insurance, federal school loan forbearance, and various training and networking opportunities. Full position description at
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Member Duties : • Conduct regularly scheduled community meetings at properties and conduct follow-up to ensure that Property Management and Resident Service staff provide adequate service to residents. The member will also utilize these meetings to develop programming tailored to the specific community. • Maintain regular hours at larger housing developments, offering community building events and providing service coordination services to residents. • Organize and help maintain all community gardens. • Assist in the organization and operation of the Community Leadership Institute (CLI) through Neighborworks, if applicable. • Conduct resident surveys throughout the course of the AmeriCorps term. • Represent RuralEdge at community partner meetings as needed. • Participate in all VHCB AmeriCorps Trainings, Service Days, Events, and Program Initiatives. • Engage in professional and personal development activities and networking opportunities.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Homelessness ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Hunger ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Public Safety ,  Health ,  Veterans ,  Housing ,  Elder Care ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Social Services ,  Community Organization ,  General Skills . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Resident Engagement Coordinator, RuralEdge/VHCB

Program Start/End Date
09/11/2023  -   08/09/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations VERMONT  

Accepting Applications
From  05/24/2023  To  09/25/2023 

Contact Robert Little
48 Elm St
Lyndonville   VT   05851

Listing ID 100488