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Fairmont Community Development Partnership
 
 
 
The Fairmont Community Development Partnership has served the Fairmont Community since 1992. Over the past thirty years, the partnership has seen many successes, including the construction of twenty-four affordable housing units on eleven different properties, providing safe, comfortable housing for dozens of families. FCDP promotes community and economic development along with neighborhood revitalization and affordable housing in targeted low-income areas. Its mission is to improve quality of life by assisting low-income families with safe, decent, housing and promoting business growth as part of local community development. After the challenges of the past year created by the pandemic and organizational changes, FCDP is seeking a VISTA to help develop a strategic plan through thoughtful community engagement, improve internal organizational capacity, and support families to be better prepared for future disasters or emergencies.
 
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Member Duties : The Community Engagement Coordinator VISTA will build the capacity of Fairmont Community Development Partnership by developing and implementing a community needs assessment, supporting internal organizational capacity growth, volunteer management and recruitment systems, and disaster preparedness resources for low-income families in Fairmont/Marion County, West Virginia.
 
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Housing ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Disaster Relief ,  Elder Care ,  Housing ,  Public Safety ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Health ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Homelessness . 
 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Disaster Services ,  Writing/Editing ,  Public Health ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Education ,  Public Speaking ,  Recruitment ,  General Skills ,  Social Services ,  Communications ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Youth Development ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Computers/Technology . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Fairmont Community Development Partnership

Program Start/End Date
06/07/2021  -   06/06/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WEST VIRGINIA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  04/19/2021  To  10/19/2021 

Contact Erin Susman
424A Shrewsbury St
Charleston   WV   25301
304-533-1077
e.susman@wvhub.org
www.wvhub.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 103256


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