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Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation VISTA
Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation (YNDC) is seeking candidates for AmeriCorps VISTA positions focused on the following critical activities: 1) Strengthening YNDC’s capacity to reach those in need of affordable housing and housing counseling; 2) Empowering residents by developing and executing community-driven neighborhood plans and projects; 3) Building the scale and reach of YNDC’s neighborhood stabilization programming centered on volunteer workdays, securing vacant homes, and re-purposing vacant land. 4) Improving neighborhood safety by engaging law enforcement in an intentional way to revitalize neighborhoods. YNDC seeks individuals who are eager to make a real and lasting impact transforming neighborhoods into meaningful places where people invest time, money, and energy into their homes and community. Candidates should possess strong written and verbal communication skills, basic computer abilities including Microsoft Office, the ability to work with a diverse group of people, a strong work-ethic, and an earnest desire to get things done. Individuals interested in community planning positions should possess strong research skills and a high proficiency with Microsoft Excel.
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Member Duties : AmeriCorps members will serve in various capacities at YNDC to recruit and coordinate volunteers, conduct community needs assessments and surveys, to build resources, and to assist with the development of programming that will increase the scale and reach of YNDC's affordable housing, marketing, community planning, and neighborhood stabilization programming in the neighborhoods Youngstown, Ohio. VISTAs will work with program staff in each of these areas on a daily basis to complete these tasks and will contribute to broader efforts to improve the quality of life and physical condition of the neighborhoods of the City of Youngstown, fostering an environment where economic opportunity can thrive.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community Outreach ,  Housing ,  Public Safety ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Environment ,  Technology . 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Social Services ,  Recruitment ,  Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing ,  Urban Planning ,  Computers/Technology . 
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Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation VISTA

Program Start/End Date
07/29/2017  -   07/28/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO  

Accepting Applications
From  02/27/2017  To  02/26/2018 

Contact Jack Daugherty
820 Canfield Rd
Youngstown   OH   44511
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 64975