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Analyst for Economic Planning VISTA in Eastern New Mexico
The VISTA will review and make recommendations of our current Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) and apply best practices by comparing and contrasting other regional CEDS within the state and with other comparable organizations and regions. The review efforts will include research, outreach and assessment of needs in our communities, industry needs, and other efforts to assess and plan for effective strategies to address the unique rural issues within the district. These CEDS update efforts will ultimately improve the services and effectiveness of our organization to provide solutions for our region. The VISTA will assist EPCOG with the implementation of the Regional Recovery Plan in response to the global pandemic. This will include capacity building for the region as well as business retention and expansion. The VISTA will work with staff and consultants on the utilization of data and industry needs as well as assessing the impacts of the pandemic on the community. This plan will also include possible best practices for future economic disruptions.
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Member Duties : The VISTA will work directly with community leaders, gathering in-depth information about local economic development needs to help create jobs and improve quality of life in our rural communities. During their service, the VISTA will partner with the community to problem-solve, recommend economic development activities, and identify potential resources and collaborations for those communities. The economic development capacity built by the VISTA will provide the communities the tools to build job opportunities for community members and improve quality of life. This work will be reflected in the development of the update of the CEDS and the implementation of the plan in tandem with the Regional Recovery Plan.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
MS Office, Data Analysis ,  Writing/Editing ,  Team Work ,  Public Speaking ,  Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology . 
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Analyst for Economic Planning VISTA in Eastern New Mexico

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW MEXICO  


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

Contact Vincent Soule
418 N Main St
Clovis   NM   88101

Listing ID 102771