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Love Your Block Summer Associate- Pottstown, PA
 
 
 
The Love Your Block program neighborhood leaders and residents together to build stronger neighborhoods, one block at a time. Typically, communities implementing Love Your Block invite resident groups to identify priority projects and award mini-grants to support neighborhood-driven solutions that the community can implement. This program focuses on helping neighborhood leaders to activate resident volunteers to repair, remediate, or otherwise address blight in their neighborhoods. Blighted properties include, but are not limited to, single-family homes, apartment buildings, commercial buildings, vacant lots, parks, and other public spaces. This position requires a high level of community interaction, calling on VISTA members to build relationships with residents and partner organizations. The AmeriCorps VISTA will be working with the Pottstown Community Action group.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : Work directly with community groups and mini-grant recipients to implement projects related to litter reduction, minor exterior home repairs, and vacant lot activation; Cultivate and maintain partnerships among stakeholders such as community organizations, city agencies, nonprofit organizations, neighborhood associations, and block groups; Review and coordinate service requests from resident stakeholders with internal departments; Draft press releases pertaining to program activities; Design program flyers and brochures; Work with neighborhoods to recruit volunteers; Create and maintain a database of projects, partners, and volunteers; Assist in managing mini-grant recipient and partner relationships; Coordinate project volunteers; Collect testimonials from residents that demonstrate program impact; Write stories about the impact of mini-grant projects; Build and maintain a social media presence for the program
 
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit https://americorps.gov/members-volunteers/vista/benefits.
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Social Services ,  Writing/Editing ,  Urban Planning ,  Leadership ,  Computers/Technology ,  Public Speaking ,  Team Work ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Love Your Block Summer Associate- Pottstown, PA

Program Start/End Date
06/05/2023  -   08/06/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations PENNSYLVANIA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  04/01/2023  To  06/05/2023 

Contact Alejandra Garcia
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore   MD   21218
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alejandra.garcia@jhu.edu

Listing ID 117829


       

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