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Eco3.21 Resilient Housing Regional Developer
To address access to housing you will work with the Northeast RSDP's unique approach of a citizen empowered experiment within the University of Minnesota Regional Sustainable Development Partnership. You will create and increase cross-pollination between communities in Northeast Minnesota and the University of Minnesota’s resources. Your work with this initiative will help build enduring capacity and rich collaboration with the areas of need in Duluth, adjoining towns and rural areas including Aitkin, Pine and Itasca Counties along with the Iron Range and North Shore Communities. The community engagement and whole-community systems approach and partnerships will attempt to bring together the many different individuals, communities and organizations working separately on this issues, creating efficient systems and coordinating impact to our regions most vulnerable populations. Northeast Regional Sustainable Development Partnership (NERSDP) is a unique citizen empowered experiment to connect communities in Northeast Minnesota to the University of Minnesota’s resources. Our work uses a lens of sustainability within four focus areas; Agriculture and Food Systems, Clean Energy, Natural Resources and Resilient Communities. This VISTA member will focus on Resilient Communities to work on building a more just, equitable and sustainable housing. Our team looks forward to working with you and coordinating our work and passion around resilient communities and housing as they relate to justice, equity, dignity and inclusion. VISTA member will be part of the Ecolibrium3 AmeriCorps VISTA cohort serving in northeastern Minnesota. Although each member is serving in a unique position, all cohort members will participate in VISTA specific activities such as regular cohort meetings, collaborative projects, professional development opportunities, and trainings.
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Member Duties : 1) Develop an understanding of housing issues with organization embedded in the work. 2) Conduct informational interviews with low-income members of the regional communities, homeowners and related organizations, local University and community champions working in the housing movement. Support the emerging groups and housing initiatives with an eye to real and lasting solutions that address a diversity of physical, sociological and ecological goals. 3). Identify models (local, regional, state, national and international) that work to address housing access models and models of wealth building through housing systems with the goals of building a more equitable, just and sustainable housing solution. 4) Work with existing projects and groups including Maji ya Chai Land Sanctuary, Show & Tell Green New Deal Housing Pilot, Trans-formative Solutions for Innovative Community Impact Housing and work to broaden housing resources to the regions rural communities.
Program Benefits : Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Housing ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Architectural Planning ,  Team Work ,  Leadership ,  Environment ,  Urban Planning ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Business/Entrepreneur . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Eco3.21 Resilient Housing Regional Developer

Program Start/End Date
08/02/2021  -   08/01/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  

Accepting Applications
From  05/05/2021  To  08/01/2021 

Contact Lucas Giese
2014 W Superior St
Duluth   MN   55806

Listing ID 104209