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SERVE Philadelphia Water Outreach Ambassador
The Philadelphia Water Department’s (PWD) Public Affairs Division is looking for a Philadelphia Water Outreach Ambassador to generate public support for PWD’s environmental investments by empowering residents to become Green City, Clean Water ambassadors. Green City, Clean Waters is Philadelphia's plan to reduce stormwater pollution currently entering our Combined Sewer System through the use of green infrastructure. To date, Clean Waters is setting the national standard for environmentally-friendly stormwater management. The approach is to generate green sites throughout the city, such as vacant lots, parks, and schools, in an effort to combat water pollution in city waterways. The Water Outreach Ambassador will join the Public Engagement Team to work to generate public support for PWD’s environmental investments and existing traditional infrastructure (i.e. maintaining underground pipes). The Public Engagement Team’s approach is to inform, involve and inspire community members and other stakeholders through residential, community and watershed-wide opportunities.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : Essential duties include: Study targeted communities and research resources that help build capacity to support bringing more amenities to communities (i.e. playground equipment), which will complement the green stormwater infrastructure. Propose an outreach plan (including training) for targeted communities. Develop a communications campaign for identified sites. Develop toolkit with resources for community leaders. Implement outreach plan and communications campaign. Test new VISTA-designed outreach and communications model. Hold a celebratory event and strengthen partnerships with communities.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Service Areas :
Skills :
Communications ,  General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Environment ,  Community Organization ,  Writing/Editing . 
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SERVE Philadelphia Water Outreach Ambassador

Program Start/End Date
07/18/2016  -   07/21/2017

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations PENNSYLVANIA   Philadelphia/Wilmington/Atlantic City  

Accepting Applications
From  04/13/2016  To  06/06/2016 

Contact Brandon Vaughan
1401 John F Kennedy Blvd
Philadelphia   PA   19102
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 66614