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Community Advocate: Tenant Engagement Community Development
 
 
 
This project will build the capacity of tenants in eligible Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)-assisted properties to increase opportunities for tenants and engage them regarding their rights, responsibilities, and options. The project aims to: (1) increase tenant outreach and training capacity of qualified local nonprofit organizations in at least 15 cities and (2) help tenants of RAD housing to address community economic and social needs. VISTA members will build the capacity of tenant organizations through outreach, education, leadership development, and legal aid over the two-year project. *PLEASE INDICATE IN YOUR PERSONAL STATEMENT WHETHER YOU ARE WILLING OR INTERESTED IN RELOCATION.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : Community Advocates and Legal Fellows will work together to provide capacity building services to their host sites, with an emphasis on empowering and building opportunities for tenants of RAD dwellings.
 
Program Benefits : Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Public Safety ,  Homelessness ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Housing ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Computers/Technology ,  Team Work ,  Social Services ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Recruitment ,  Public Speaking ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Community Advocate: Tenant Engagement Community Development

Program Start/End Date
06/11/2018  -   06/10/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations CALIFORNIA ,  PENNSYLVANIA ,  GEORGIA ,  NEW YORK ,  TEXAS   Pittsburgh ,  Los Angeles/Orange County ,  Atlanta ,  New York City (inc. Long Island CT NJ NY) ,  Houston/Galveston ,  Dallas/Ft. Worth  

Languages
Spanish language a plus

Accepting Applications
From  02/02/2017  To  05/04/2018 

Contact Kelsey Edwards
1730 M St NW
Washington   DC   20036
2024663686
VISTA@equaljusticeworks.org
www.equaljusticeworks.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 70587


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