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New Sun Rising Capacity VISTA
New Sun Rising works with mission aligned partners to activate the vision and plans of underserved communities in Pittsburgh. The MODE program is a collaborative social innovation network, which identifies motivated leaders, facilitates alignment with local community plans, promotes a climate of success for startups and creatives, and positions homegrown entrepreneurs to benefit from the opportunities resulting from revitalization and investment. This model deploys a place based strategy to social innovation, building both local economic opportunity and more equitable, vibrant communities. New Sun Rising’s MODE program seeks to revitalize communities through: increased knowledge and resources, increase financial investments, increased leadership capacity, increase support/resource networks, measure program outcomes and refinement of model to ensure ongoing success, and develop a replicable and scalable model for authentic community revitalization by catalyzing success for local social entrepreneurs.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : VISTA capacity building in support of New Sun Rising objectives includes: develop and manage systems for measuring program impact, research and develop collaborative social innovation network toolkit for replication, grant research and writing for long term sustainability, research and support for local social entrepreneurs, and outreach through developing materials, community event planning and coordination.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Entrepreneur/Business ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Computers/Technology ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Communications ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Leadership ,  Recruitment . 
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New Sun Rising Capacity VISTA

Program Start/End Date
07/21/2016  -   07/20/2017

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations PENNSYLVANIA   Pittsburgh  


Accepting Applications
From  04/01/2016  To  10/07/2016 

Contact Scott Wolovich
PO Box 58005
Pittsburgh   PA   15209
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 60563