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Eco3.22 Oldenburg Arts & Cultural Community Liaison
 
 
 
Oldenburg Arts and Cultural Community (OACC) launched in 2018 following lengthy discussions with the region’s artists, culture bearers, food producers and conservationists. OACC's mission is to encourage our region’s vitality through what we call ‘locally inspired, arts activated’ community development. We do this underneath our umbrella program called Carlton Area Creatives Collaborative from which we deploy two of our greatest but unrecognized and under-valued assets: our region's extraordinary geography, rich cultural history, and the developing sense of trust among Native and Non-Native creatives. Our organizational goal is to activate community memory, story and imagination to 1) grow respect for our shared civic life and trust in each other; 2) work together to define our problems, share stories and knowledge of our assets, and inspire promising solutions; and 3) connect our new knowledge with other communities that share similar goals. By bringing together Native and non-Native individual creatives and organizations to strengthen our economy and bridge community cleavages we 1) provide tools for improving economic and creative dimensions of creatives’ lives; and 2) embed creative placemaking into Reservation and County planning functions. OACC’s goal for the VISTA position is to leverage capacity building for further developing the Collaborative’s impact in the area. Over 150 individual creatives across the Fond du Lac Region and Carlton County have been involved in creative community development pilot projects. Native and Non-Native creatives have been informally working together on organizing the Collaborative (and its programs), using this ‘locally inspired arts activated’ community development – the intended goal of which is to build sustainable, inclusive, equitable and healthy prosperity for all our residents.
 
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Member Duties : 1) Organizational impact to deepen OACC’s program effectiveness promoting the respect and appreciation for diverse backgrounds, perspectives of Native and Non-Native residents, strengthening residents' commitment to DEI 2) Engagement between creatives and the business/tribal community to build meaningful, sustainable partnerships and collaborations to promote the investment in new jobs, average hourly wages, and median household income 3) Awareness and appreciation of creatives’ positive economic impact and social well-being of the community to motivate and support their continued growth 4) Cross-collaboration between organizations to promote access, diversity, equity, and inclusion community-side 5) Opportunity and participation of community residents in creative placemaking as a viable alternative source of income
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Stipend ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Tribal ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Fine Arts/Crafts . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Eco3.22 Oldenburg Arts & Cultural Community Liaison

Program Start/End Date
10/24/2022  -   10/23/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  

Accepting Applications
From  09/01/2022  To  10/05/2022 

Contact Patrick Weber
2014 W 3rd St
Duluth   MN   55806
12183361038
patrick@ecolibrium3.org
www.ecolibrium3.org/joinvista/

Listing ID 104216


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