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Community Building & Engagement Coord- WWH/VHCB
 
 
 
This position supports resident-driven groups, facilitates community-building activities, and in so doing helps to develop engaged resident leaders. This position serves closely with the Director of Asset and Property Management and Property Management staff in identifying, developing and implementing community-building and engagement efforts at its properties in the southern Windham County Towns of Brattleboro, Putney and Guilford. Windham & Windsor Housing Trust’s mission is to strengthen the communities of Southeast Vermont through the development and stewardship of permanently affordable housing and through ongoing support and advocacy for its residents. To accomplish this, Windham & Windsor Housing Trust (WWHT) acquires, rehabilitates or constructs, and holds land and housing in trust, providing permanent access to decent and affordable housing for citizens of Windham and Windsor Counties. The goal of the Community Building and Engagement Coordinator will be to help develop and facilitate resident-driven activities that build connection between households, create community and empower residents. Through our Community Building and Engagement Program we endeavor to develop engaged resident leaders. This position involves both field and office service. Some weekend and evening service is required. Position begins Sept 8, 2021 and ends Aug 12, 2022. This position is Full Time: Requires 1,720 hours for an average of 40 hours per week for 48 weeks. Member will receive a living allowance of $20,400 (pre-tax) and an education award of $6,345 (pre-tax) upon successful completion of service. Other benefits include health insurance, federal school loan forbearance, and various training and networking opportunities. Please visit www.vhcb.org/our-programs/vhcb-americorps for full description.
 
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Member Duties : • Operate, manage and develop new community-building and engagement efforts such as helping form resident mutual aid societies • Conduct regular community meetings at various properties • Help coordinate and expand community garden efforts at affordable housing communities • Educate residents regarding supportive service programming that is available in the community in order to increase housing retention • Represent WWHT at community partner meetings as needed • Participate in an Independent Service Project under the guidance of VHCB AmeriCorps • Participate in VHCB AmeriCorps Events, and Program Initiatives
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Health Coverage ,  Living Allowance . 
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Housing . 
 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Communications ,  Social Services ,  Community Organization ,  Team Work ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Community Building & Engagement Coord- WWH/VHCB

Program Start/End Date
09/08/2021  -   08/12/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations VERMONT  

Accepting Applications
From  06/10/2021  To  10/01/2021 

Contact Bob Crego
68 Birge St
Brattelboro   VT   05301
8022544604
ashley@vhcb.org
https://vhcb.org/our-programs/

Listing ID 104827


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