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CNHED’s flagship executive education program, ELEVATE which stands for Executive Leadership Education Venture Advancing Talented Entrepreneurs, aims to provide best-in-class training to minority small business enterprises (MBE’s) located in the District of Columbia to acquire new skills that will allow them to manage their business’ products and services and increase revenue and employment opportunities for others more effectively and efficiently. CNHED recognizes the barriers that minority businesses owners and entrepreneurs encounter to sustain and grow their business. Entrepreneurship and starting a business is one route low- and medium-income residents can take when working to escape poverty. Therefore, the ELEVATE program is critical in helping business owners expand and diversify their social capital and network will help to increase their opportunities.
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Member Duties : The ELEVATE VISTA will review background on CNHED’s economic development strategy, related initiatives, and related materials to better comprehend their purposes and goals. Conduct an environmental scan looking at programs similar to ELEVATE and conduct interviews with ELEVATE participants to identify opportunities for improvement, collect feedback, and gain an understanding of what benefit an alumni network can provide. Conduct interviews with ELEVATE cohort graduates to learn about their needs and get their feedback on the creation of an alumni network, and then draft a proposed value proposition for an ELEVATE alumni network. execute the ideas and improvements outlined in the ELEVATE 2.0 proposal the framework and programs of the ELEVATE Alumni Network.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Housing Stipend . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Entrepreneur/Business . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Computers/Technology ,  General Skills ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA


Program Start/End Date
07/17/2023  -   07/15/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA   Washington/Baltimore  


Accepting Applications
From  08/25/2022  To  06/23/2023 

Contact Evette Banfield
727 15th St NW
Washington   DC   20005

Listing ID 114487


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