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Ohio History Service Corps – Community Surveyor
 
 
 
Ohio History Service Corps members serve as Community Surveyors in Cincinnati and Cleveland Ohio. They will survey historic properties to identify and record historic themes and buildings, focusing on the mid-20th century, from 1940-1970, historic properties associated with African-American history, women’s history and other under-represented groups, and additional local survey priorities as appropriate in Ohio communities for the 2018-19 program service year. A working knowledge of architectural styles and terminology, Ohio history, and experience in research and writing is required. Applicants need to have a bachelor’s degree in American History, Architecture, Architectural History, Historic Preservation or a related field. Educational and work or volunteer experience in historic preservation with knowledge of state and federal preservation programs is preferred. Computer proficiency including Microsoft Office products is required. Proficiency in Photoshop and/or WordPress preferred but not required. These AmeriCorps positions will be full-time with service from September 18, 2019 to August 31, 2020. Members must complete a minimum of 1,700 hours to be eligible for the education award. All Ohio History Service Corps members will receive training in volunteer management, meeting facilitation, train-the-trainer, collections digitization, community mapping, historic preservation, and heritage tourism/community-based economic development. They will also attend one statewide conference, which can include the Ohio Local History Alliance annual meeting and regional meetings as well as the Heritage Ohio conference. They will be required to participate in National Days of Service and AmeriCorps Week.
 
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Member Duties : Community Surveyor members are required to complete surveys of 100 historic properties to identify and record historic themes and buildings, focusing on the mid-20th century, from 1940-1970, historic properties associated with African-American history, women’s history and other under-represented groups. These surveys will provide new information about housing, subdivisions, public and commercial buildings and the work of area builders, developers and architects from the recent past. The survey work associated with under-represented groups will provide new information about historic properties associated with important individuals, groups, neighborhoods, and historic themes. Applicants need to have a bachelor’s degree in American History, Architecture, Architectural History, Historic Preservation or a related field.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing ,  Architectural Planning . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Ohio History Service Corps – Community Surveyor

Program Start/End Date
09/18/2019  -   08/31/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  21    Maximum:  99

Program Locations OHIO  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  05/01/2019  To  12/15/2019 

Contact Sara Fisher
800 E 17th Ave
Columbus   OH   43211
6142972609
sfisher@ohiohistory.org
www.ohiohistory.org/americorps
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 42018


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