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Eco3.23 Duluth Transportation and Sustainability VISTA
 
 
 
The VISTA will work with the City of Duluth Sustainability Officer and the Senior Transportation Planner to research, plan, and conduct engagement activities that help to identify and implement actions and policies that advance sustainability and more equitably serve Duluth residents and neighborhoods. Major efforts and supporting tasks include: – Gather data on potential projects, analyze and improve metrics, and research examples and lessons learned from other cities’ progress. Use data to assess the need for program development and engagement in Duluth and identify common setbacks of potential projects or policies. – Assist in developing strategies for transportation sustainability metrics reporting (ex: GreenStep Cities, Carbon Disclosure Project) – Assist in developing priorities for transportation sustainability and climate action work planning that reduce inequities, as identified in the Duluth Climate Vulnerability Assessment – Program planning and delivery related to transportation sustainability goals in the Imagine Duluth 2035 Comprehensive Plan – Assist in program development and delivery that support implementation of the Imagine Duluth 2035 Comprehensive Plan’s transportation sustainability-related goals, including: 1) Assist in transportation related programs and events, within the City and community, including the development of a transportation demand management program. 2) Contribute to grant writing to engage residents and businesses on transportation topics (urban street designs, multi-modal and active transportation projects and policies, etc.) 3) Contribute to transportation and sustainability engagement and outreach in Duluth. The VISTA member will be part of the Eco3 VISTA cohort serving in northeastern Minnesota. Although each member will participate in VISTA specific activities such as regular cohort meetings, collaborative projects, professional development opportunities, and trainings.
 
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Member Duties : 1) Perform research and improving metrics around transportation and sustainability including research examples and lessons learned from other cities’ progress. Assess the need for program development and engagement, identify common setbacks of potential projects or policies. 2) Assist in program development and delivery that support implementation of the Climate Action Work Plan and Imagine Duluth 2035 Comprehensive Plans. 3) Engage residents and communicate transportation and sustainability stories, progress, and challenges.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit https://americorps.gov/members-volunteers/vista/benefits.
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Environment ,  Neighborhood Revitalization . 
 
Skills :
Architectural Planning ,  Communications ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Urban Planning ,  Environment . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Eco3.23 Duluth Transportation and Sustainability VISTA

Program Start/End Date
08/14/2023  -   08/12/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  

Accepting Applications
From  06/09/2023  To  08/01/2023 

Contact Patrick Weber
2014 W 3rd St
Duluth   MN   55806
218-336-1038
patrick@ecolibrium3.org
www.ecolibrium3.org/joinvista

Listing ID 119659


       

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