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Burton Bell Carr Resident Engagement Summer Associate
Buckeye is one of nine neighborhoods nationwide chosen by 5/3 Bank to implement its Empowering Black Futures Program. The goal of this program is to ensure that these neighborhoods receive capital, expertise, and tools to create equitable growth and economic mobility through its Empowering Black Futures program. This includes a $2 million grant for vacant home rehabilitation to sale to low-income families and home repairs for low-income households. In Cleveland, these efforts are led by Cleveland Neighborhood Progress as the grantee, BBC as the engagement partner and grassroots connector, and CHN Housing Partners as the facilitator of home repairs. The Resident Summer Associate will support BBC’s Neighborhood Planning and Engagement team in the following efforts: Capturing resident stories, creating block club infrastructure, supporting resident led summer engagement and event planning, planning community events. To capture resident stories, the Summer Associate will interview existing block club leaders, host focus groups with neighbors on block club engagement, and support engagement events lead by NP&E team members to deep engagement efforts across Greater Buckeye, Central, and Kinsman. To create block club infrastructure, the Summer Associate will support the meeting attendance and event coordination lead by current Community Engagement Coordinators, research block club best practices. To support resident-led summer engagement and event planning, the Summer Associate will meet with resident leaders to help them prepare event grant applications (when applicable), event budgets, and event timelines. If an event is funded through BBC, Summer Associate will help resident complete necessary payment request forms to access grant funds. The Summer Associate will plan or support the planning of 3 community events in areas where extensive housing development is occurring, and neighborhood unity is the desired impact.
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Member Duties : Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc. (BBC) has invested in the fabric of neighborhoods for over 30 years by implementing the community's vision. If you are interested in working for an organization that is mission-driven and values respect, accountability, caring, and empathy then we invite you to apply. This position will build BBC’s capacity to provide affordable housing to low-income individuals through its Empowering Black Futures (EBF) initiative in the Buckeye neighborhood of Cleveland, OH. Buckeye is one of nine neighborhoods nationwide chosen by 5/3 Bank to receive capital, expertise, and tools to create equitable growth and economic mobility. The Summer Associate will support BBC by: Creating a database of housing and related infrastructure in the EBF Target area, identifying priority areas for housing acquisition and repair, identifying other resources to leverage EBF investment, creating a system for coordination of home repair services.
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Skills :
Leadership ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Writing/Editing . 
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Burton Bell Carr Resident Engagement Summer Associate

Program Start/End Date
06/12/2023  -   08/28/2023

Work Schedule Summer

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO   Cleveland/ Akron  

Accepting Applications
From  03/01/2023  To  06/12/2023 

Contact Sharri-Lynn Thomas
7201 Kinsman Rd
Cleveland   OH   44104

Listing ID 117519


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