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Project Coordinator FIXUP! Mid City-MCRA
Mid City Redevelopment Alliance prioritizes the preservation of homeownership through the provision of owner-occupied resident-led rehab and blight remediation program supported and guided by our project manager that will empower residents to preserve their homes, reduce blight and ensure quality of life. Examples of this include: -Re-establish the FIXUP MID CITY! program which is a community-wide day of service where multiple repair projects such as external handicap disability updates, house painting and landscaping are completed. -Encourage resident-led home repair, blight clean-up and beautification projects through promotion and assistance with our Tool Lending Library program. Providing the tools, resources and materials for the resident-led projects. -Partner with local organizations to support community projects (Landscaping, Blight Clean up, Painting) with our Mobile Community Maker. -Engage residents with Warehouse Workshops where residents have access to learn how to perform their own home preservation repairs. -Emphasize affordable, sustainable, and meaningful home preservation projects for low-income families in predominantly Black neighborhoods; and -Provide assistance in the completion of clean-ups, home painting, and beautification projects. It is our priority to implement interventions that result in meaningful and measurable gains in stabilizing our targeted areas Mid City and North Baton Rouge low- to moderate-income households, seniors, disabled residents. With the support of the Mid City Redevelopment's Community Building Manager, AmeriCorps Members will lead program outreach, develop home repair or community projects, volunteer engagement, project execution, and ultimately project evaluation.
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Member Duties : As the Project Coordinator for FIXUP! Mid City, the AmeriCorps member will work to bring change to MCRA's designated area through rehabilitation projects. The AmeriCorps member will identify homes that fit within the FIXUP! program scope of work; Landscaping, Paint, and Handicap Accessible upgrades. The AmeriCorps member will manage and lead 6 identified resident-led home repair services throughout their term. AmeriCorps member will assist in identifying future home repair services needed within the target area. Service duties will include; Identifying home repairs/blight remediation services within target areas, reviewing applications, performing repair and blight assessments, and leading repair efforts with a group of volunteers.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
Terms :
Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Housing . 
Skills :
Trade/Construction ,  General Skills ,  Community Organization ,  Team Work . 
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Project Coordinator FIXUP! Mid City-MCRA

Program Start/End Date
10/25/2022  -   10/24/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  None

Program Locations LOUISIANA  


Accepting Applications
From  09/21/2022  To  12/31/2023 

Contact Ashley Orphe
419 North 19th Street
Baton Rouge   LA   70802

Listing ID 114903


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