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Community Organizer: Affordable Housing Preservation Project
VISTA members will work with community organizers and lawyers on a national project that focuses to preserve project based section 8 buildings as affordable. The work will focus on tenant outreach, community presentations, law and organizing partnerships, and will require a self-motivated team-player who is ready to engage in these issues.
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Member Duties : Community Organizers and Legal Fellows will work together to provide capacity building services to their host sites, with an emphasis on the preservation of project-based section 8 dwellings. *PLEASE INDICATE IN YOUR PERSONAL STATEMENT WHETHER YOU ARE WILLING OR INTERESTED IN RELOCATION.
Program Benefits : Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Housing ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Public Safety ,  Homelessness . 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Conflict Resolution ,  General Skills ,  Community Organization ,  Recruitment ,  Law ,  Social Services ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Community Organizer: Affordable Housing Preservation Project

Program Start/End Date
01/30/2018  -   09/30/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MICHIGAN ,  NEW YORK ,  TEXAS ,  ILLINOIS ,  CALIFORNIA ,  WASHINGTON ,  PENNSYLVANIA ,  INDIANA   New York City (inc. Long Island CT NJ NY) ,  Dallas/Ft. Worth ,  Detroit/Ann Arbor/Flint ,  Seattle/Tacoma/Bremerton ,  Chicago ,  Pittsburgh ,  Los Angeles/Orange County  

Spanish language a plus

Accepting Applications
From  11/01/2016  To  09/30/2018 

Contact Kelsey Edwards
1730 M St NW
Washington   DC   20036
(202) 466-3686
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 58341