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Economic Progress Instigator
To accentuate Green River’s rural pride and pioneering spirit, Epicenter provides housing and business resources and promotes the arts. The rural town of Green River (population of just under 1000) is centrally located on the Frontier in the beautiful high desert of southeastern Utah. Positioned at the trifecta of the railroad, interstate, and the Green River itself, the town is poised for growth. Founded in 2009 under the umbrella non-profit that includes the Community Center, Thrift Store, and affordable apartments, the Epicenter is operated by young professionals whose focus is affordable housing, economic & community development and the promotion of the arts. Further information on the Epicenter can be found here (
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : VISTA member will work to inform the residents of Green River of resources available to them through outreach into the community. VISTA member will seek and write for sustaining funding for community development. VISTA member will work with local educational entities and Epicenter's internal, established programs to promote education achievement. VISTA member will work on the development of housing resources including building capacity of the established Fix It First home repair program. Lastly, the VISTA member will identify resources available to businesses and developers for rural development and economic growth.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Education ,  Housing ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Architectural Planning ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Writing/Editing ,  Trade/Construction ,  Social Services ,  Team Work ,  Education ,  Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Leadership ,  Youth Development ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Communications ,  Counseling ,  Fine Arts/Crafts ,  Non-Profit Management . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Economic Progress Instigator

Program Start/End Date
08/04/2014  -   08/03/2015

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations UTAH  

Accepting Applications
From  05/20/2014  To  08/04/2014 

Contact Jack Forinash
PO Box 444
Green River   UT   84525

Listing ID 39827


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