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Eco3.22 Climate and Energy VISTA (Eco3)
 
 
 
Join a nationally award-winning nonprofit organization as we innovate solutions and implement programs to decrease the economic, educational, environmental, and health disparities experienced by low-income members of our community. Ecolibrium3's mission is to lead and inspire change in our community toward an equitable and sustainable future. We accomplish this mission through four program areas including 1) Climate and Energy, 2) Food Systems, 3) Lincoln Park Resilience, and 4) Eco3 VISTA. We excel at using design-thinking to create effective and innovative programs and projects to address many of our community's most pressing challenges. Our awards include White House Champion of Change Honors for building resilient communities, EPA Climate Showcase Communities Seeds of Change Award, and Main Street America's Main Street Forward Award. The Eco3 VISTA is a 45-member program designed around the Community Resilience Framework emphasizing capacity building in the areas of health and wellness, climate, energy, housing, economic development, disaster preparedness, and food access/sovereignty. Members serve at a variety of hosts sites, participate in the larger Eco3 VISTA cohort for valuable training and project assistance, and learn valuable skills while addressing poverty in Minnesota.
 
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Member Duties : Eco3 is leading Duluth in climate and energy action to address environmental justice, reduce energy poverty, and build a more sustainable future. The Climate and Energy VISTA will work with community members and stakeholders to: 1) improve access to energy efficiency upgrades for low-income households to reduce energy costs, 2) develop and coordinate outreach strategies for multiple climate and energy projects, 3) increase citizen participation in the Duluth Citizens’ Climate Action Plan, 4) coordinate community engagement on DOE supported Local Energy Action Plan process, 5) assist in the development of a community resilience hub by building resources to add solar and battery storage to ensure functioning during grid outages, and6) work with multiple nonprofit and environmental organizations to expand impact through strategy alignment. Apply your skills to advance an equity approach to climate action that prioritizes the economic and health needs of low-income households.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit https://americorps.gov/members-volunteers/vista/benefits.
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Disaster Relief ,  Environment ,  Housing ,  Community Outreach ,  Technology ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Health . 
 
Skills :
Trade/Construction ,  Team Work ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Architectural Planning ,  Urban Planning ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Leadership ,  Environment ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Eco3.22 Climate and Energy VISTA (Eco3)

Program Start/End Date
08/15/2022  -   08/14/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  05/15/2022  To  07/20/2022 

Contact Jodi Slick
2014 W 3rd St
Duluth   MN   55806
2183361038
jodi@ecolibrium3.org
www.ecolibrium3.org/joinvista/

Listing ID 112248


       

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