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Minneapolis Promise Zone-VISTA Leader
President Obama created the Promise Zone initiative to address the challenges of deep and persistent poverty. The Minneapolis Promise Zone is an overarching Economic Development strategy, implemented through the lens of racial equity. The goal is to build capacity for the City and its partners to transform distressed communities in North Minneapolis by improving community health & safety; increasing employment; improving educational outcomes; and increasing access to safe, affordable housing.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : The VISTA Leader will support and lead a team of five VISTAs who will organize the efforts of the Promise Zone Partners in five key areas: Economic Development, Resource Development, Communications & Marketing, Data Collection & Evaluation and Research Analysis. The VISTA Leader will serve as a mentor to five VISTA members and support the Promise Zone Director with project management. The Leader will ensure the other VISTA members meet their objectives of developing and maintaining strategic plans for the project, creating and maintaining lists of project partners and coordinating and maintaining communication on the City of Minneapolis’ Enterprise Equity & Inclusion work.
Program Benefits : Transportation Assistance ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Housing ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Public Safety ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Team Work ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership . 
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Minneapolis Promise Zone-VISTA Leader

Program Start/End Date
08/20/2017  -   08/18/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  


Accepting Applications
From  04/18/2017  To  06/15/2017 

Contact Julianne Leerssen
1007 W Broadway Ave
Minneapolis   MN   55411
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 73496