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S. Community Building & Engagement Coord - RuralEdge/VHCB
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 serving 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 March 1st, 2021 and ends August 27th, 2021 This position is Half Time: Requires 900 hours for an average of 40 hours per week for 26 weeks. Member will receive a living allowance of $10,800 (pre-tax), and an education award of $3,047.50 (pre-tax) upon successful completion of service. Other benefits include health insurance, federal school loan forbearance, and various training and networking opportunities
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : • Operate, manage, & develop new & existing Community Building & Engagement efforts at RuralEdge properties • Conduct monthly tenant meetings at properties, along with property management & Support & Services at Home staff, particularly in properties with community rooms. • Coordinate & expand community garden efforts at affordable housing communities. This includes meeting with residents, planning, implementation & providing ongoing support. • Establish contact with individual residents quarterly, assisting them in taking advantage of resources • Serve as a liaison between property management & tenant when lease violations occur, assisting the tenant do what they need to do to stay in their unit. • Participate in an Independent Service Project under the guidance of VHCB AmeriCorps • Participate in VHCB AmeriCorps Trainings, Events, & Program Initiatives Please visit for full description.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage . 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Housing ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Social Services ,  General Skills . 
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S. Community Building & Engagement Coord - RuralEdge/VHCB

Program Start/End Date
03/01/2021  -   08/27/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations VERMONT  

Accepting Applications
From  12/11/2020  To  02/14/2021 

Contact Robert Little
48 Elm St
Lyndonville   VT   05851

Listing ID 100490