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Ohio History Service Corps – Community Surveyor
 
 
 
Ohio History Service Corps COMMUNITY SURVEYOR members serve in Cincinnati and Cleveland, Ohio. They will survey historic properties to identify and record historic themes and buildings, focusing on the mid-20th century, historic properties associated with African-American history, women’s history and other under-represented groups, and additional local survey priorities as appropriate for the 2020-2021 program service year. These properties will be added to the Ohio Historic Inventory database. Members will recruit and engage with local community volunteers in their projects. Applicants need to have a bachelor’s degree in history, architecture, architectural history, historic preservation, humanities, urban planning, or a related field. A working knowledge of architectural styles and terminology, Ohio history, educational and work or volunteer experience in historic preservation with knowledge of state and federal preservation programs is preferred. Research and writing experience required. Computer proficiency including Microsoft Office products is required. Proficiency in Photoshop and/or WordPress preferred but not required. Members will be full-time (35-40 hrs/wk) from September 16, 2020 to August 31, 2021. Members must complete a minimum of 1700 service hours and 170 training hours to successfully complete their service and to receive an education award. Members will receive training in volunteer management, meeting facilitation, project management and education program development, public history best practices, community mapping, historic preservation, heritage tourism/community-based economic development, leadership and team building, and non-profit administration. 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, 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 history, architecture, architectural history, historic preservation, humanities, urban planning, or a related field.
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training . 
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Technology ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Architectural Planning ,  Education ,  Computers/Technology ,  Communications ,  Public Speaking ,  Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Writing/Editing ,  Urban Planning . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Ohio History Service Corps – Community Surveyor

Program Start/End Date
09/16/2020  -   08/31/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  21    Maximum:  99

Program Locations OHIO  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  04/30/2020  To  12/15/2021 

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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