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Codman Square Climate Education & Support Coordinator VISTA
Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation (CSNDC) is a community organization committed to developing affordable housing and fighting for racial and economic justice by building power of low/moderate-income communities of color in Dorchester. CSNDC’s VISTA project will support establishing an integrated one-stop center connecting the community with a range of economic and financial supports at the agency and will build capacity for the agency’s climate justice work. This initiative will benefit more than 1,000 low-income, BIPOC, residents of Dorchester’s Codman Square neighborhood. The Climate Education & Support Coordinator VISTA member will work to increase community knowledge and uptake of energy efficiency measures, green jobs, and climate resilience solutions. The member will educate the community about how they can be engaged in making changes on these issues in ways that positively impact community and individual wellbeing.
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Member Duties : The Climate Education & Support Coordinator VISTA member will: 1. Recruit employer partners to develop job placement pipeline for Green Infrastructure Certification graduates. 2. Develop green infrastructure career path map. 3. Develop recruitment plan to engages men of color, young parents, and low/mod income people. 4. Track green infrastructure certification students from graduation to employment, with ongoing, periodic follow up. 5. Summarize key environmental and energy issues (e.g., legislation, policy, etc.), in plain language. 6. Provide community education to increase community members’ knowledge and ability to impact climate justice issues through collective action. 7. Research and identify resources in support of implementing the resident-identified environmental justice projects. 8. Review and summarize key environmental justice policies and green industry reports, such as the City of Boston’s Green New Deal Plan.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Monthly public transportation pass ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Hunger ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Health ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community Outreach ,  Environment . 
Skills :
Environment ,  Communications ,  Public Speaking ,  Team Work ,  Computers/Technology ,  Writing/Editing ,  General Skills ,  Community Organization ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Social Services . 
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Codman Square Climate Education & Support Coordinator VISTA

Program Start/End Date
08/29/2022  -   08/28/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MASSACHUSETTS   Boston  


Accepting Applications
From  06/15/2022  To  08/26/2023 

Contact Lynn Sanders
587 Washington St
Boston   MA   02124

Listing ID 112999