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CBCOG Community Development Coordinator
This project will focus on the 11 Counties and 23 Cities of the Coastal Bend Council of Governments (CBCOG). CBCOG partners with the U.S. Economic Development Administration to provide region-wide strategic economic development planning. The VISTA will have the opportunity to work heavily in all aspects of Regional Economic Development. The VISTA will work with the community to Obtain and analyze data to improve the resiliency of the region, Identify existing Broadband Infrastructure to develop comprehensive plan for being fully connected and to Promote and Coordinate implementation of CEDS targets.
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Member Duties : VISTA will work with the Regional Resiliency Partnership (RRP) Committee to collect data such as existing building codes, current insurance rates and existing infrastructure to identify areas that are prone to extensive storm and flood damage. VISTA will assist the Homeland Security team to host the annual Hurricane conference. VISTA will work with the Community Outreach Coordinator to catalogue existing broadband and telecom infrastructure using GIS information. VISTA will identify areas of improvement and recommend mitigation strategies. VISTA will outreach stakeholders for each CEDS goal, schedule and conduct meetings, assist in developing action plans, follow up on key tasks, track progress and report to CEDS committee. The economic development capacity built by the VISTA will provide the communities the tools to bounce back from unexpected events and maintain positive trajectory towards prosperity.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Skills :
Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  MS Word and Excel ,  Computers/Technology . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

CBCOG Community Development Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
06/07/2021  -   06/06/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Associates degree (AA)

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS  


Accepting Applications
From  03/30/2021  To  08/10/2021 

Contact Emily Martinez
2910 Leopard St
Corpus Christi   TX   78408

Listing ID 102754