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Transportation Affordability Specialist
This position is offered through the DLNR's AmeriCorps VISTA Program with support from the Corporation for National and Community Service. The Transportation Affordability Specialist will help the Hawaii State Energy Office (HSEO) to lift vulnerable communities out of poverty by lowering their transportation costs, decreasing the potential negative impacts and improving the benefits of transportation energy projects, and providing higher wage, long-term employment opportunities. The VISTA member will play a key role in helping HSEO build equity into its policies and programs to ensure “no one is left behind.”
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Member Duties : 1: Assist the Hawaii State Energy Office with affordable clean transportation options to help achieve a resilient clean energy economy, with focus on the needs of vulnerable and underrepresented ALICE and low-income communities. 2: Develop strategies to identify and reach out to vulnerable, under-represented and ALICE community partners to develop cost saving clean transportation projects that will benefit these communities. 3: Contribute to the development of communications tools such as press kits, briefings and presentations for clean transportation projects for vulnerable communities. 4: Coordinate specific event-based mini-campaigns with community partners to raise awareness of clean transportation options and resilient community and multi-modal mobility hubs on vulnerable community assets.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Terms :
Service Areas :
Health ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Technology ,  Disaster Relief ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Environment . 
Skills :
Public Health ,  Communications ,  General Skills ,  Public Speaking ,  Urban Planning ,  Computers/Technology ,  Education ,  Environment ,  Community Organization ,  Writing/Editing ,  Team Work . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Transportation Affordability Specialist

Program Start/End Date
12/07/2020  -   12/06/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations HAWAII  


Accepting Applications
From  10/05/2020  To  10/28/2020 

Contact Kirsten Baumgart-Turner
235 S. Beretania Street, 5th Floor
Honolulu   HI   96813
(808) 587-3807
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 99446