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Economic Opportunities in North Central NM_City of Santa Fe
 
 
 
You will assist to research strategic installation of free broadband access in low-income neighborhoods and facilitate communications between the involved City Departments, low-income tenants, and property owners on which the network devices will be installed. You will also work closely with staff members in Economic Development and the IT department to develop a strategic broadband plan that will guide expansion to be anti-poverty centered during stages of the process, including rollout and deployment of funds toward broadband infrastructure and access to high-speed internet for low-income residents throughout the City.
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA member will develop a strategic broadband plan that will guide expansion of Wifi in the city with an antipoverty focus. Research will look specifically on broadband deployment in southside Santa Fe, an area with a high vulnerability index, greatly affected by the pandemic. This research will assist with the free wi-fi at mobile home parks and apartment buildings efforts. The member will also act as a coordinator between economic development, IT, broadband vendors and real estate managers/proprietors. VISTAs would be responsible for documenting key milestones and providing research on effective low-income broadband strategy.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Training . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Education ,  General Skills ,  Community Organization ,  Computers/Technology ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Writing/Editing ,  Urban Planning ,  Public Speaking . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Economic Opportunities in North Central NM_City of Santa Fe

Program Start/End Date
10/25/2021  -   10/24/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW MEXICO  

Accepting Applications
From  09/08/2021  To  11/01/2021 

Contact Elizabeth Camacho
500 Market Street
Santa Fe   NM   87501
5059556042
excamacho@santafenm.gov

Listing ID 107038


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