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Resilience Corps
 
 
 
In the Resilience Corps, you will develop invaluable professional skills and personal vision while advancing regional resilience, accelerating civic innovation, climate action, digital equity, and accessible transportation and housing. Projects are varied, complex, interesting, and deeply important to Maine. Fellows gain high-level ‘on the job’ experience, build their personal and professional networks, and receive training, mentorship, and professional development in their desired field of future work. Resilience Corps Fellows provide support for GPCOG, municipalities, and non-profits by enhancing capacity for initiatives that build greater regional resilience via: •Data collection, analysis, and visualization •Mapping and storyboarding data •Research, outreach, and equitable public engagement •Communication, blogging, social media, and educational support •Strategic planning, implementation, and project execution While placed in varying roles internally at GPCOG or with partners, the Resilience Corps Fellows together form a cohort that learns from and with each other – participating in professional development and community service days together, weekly cohort meetings, and are encouraged to share resources, collaborate, and support one another. Most roles include a combination of remote and in-person service with some field work opportunities. Placement topics areas for Resilience Corps positions include: •Broadband expansion and equity •Climate action planning •Coastal resilience •Sustainability •Transportation and transit access and planning •Affordable housing access and planning •Land use planning •Cultural and civic inclusion •Economic Development •Digital accessibility and communications Corps Members will gain new skills in project management, cross-sector communication, public outreach, research, project implementation, storytelling, professionalism, teamwork, facilitation, note taking, and time management.
 
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Member Duties : Activities for Corps Members may include some but not all of the following: •Convening and coordinating community committees and driving progress through volunteer engagement and retention, coordination, and follow-through. •Conducting research on best practices, available data, and new systems. •Collecting data, helping organize and analyze information, and where relevant producing storyboards and data visualizations. •Conducting targeted public outreach and equitable public engagement to form plans on transportation, sustainability, economic development, and housing access. •Writing newsletters, social media, designing websites, and blogging as forms of public communication, education, and community engagement. •Participating in all-cohort community service days to learn about a broad variety of community initiatives and organizations also working to enhance regional resilience. •Developing and supporting new partnerships to address community needs.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage ,  Living Allowance ,  Training . 
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Housing ,  Environment ,  Community Outreach ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Computers/Technology ,  General Skills ,  Environment ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Urban Planning ,  Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Resilience Corps

Program Start/End Date
10/19/2022  -   09/29/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  None    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MAINE  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  06/27/2022  To  11/01/2022 

Contact Julia Breul
970 Baxter Blvd
Portland   ME   04103
(617) 612-5149
jbreul@gpcog.org
gpcog.org/

Listing ID 113194


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