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17 NY State Rural Housing Coalition VISTA Leader
The New York State Rural Housing Coalition, Inc. is a technical assistance and training provider based in Albany, New York and working across the rural counties and communities of New York State. The Coalition works to promote the development of new affordable housing, preservation of existing affordable housing, and revitalization of rural communities. The Coalition is overseeing a team of 9 VISTA members working in rural housing agencies across New York. The Rural Housing Coalition VISTA Leader will be responsible for establishing a communication network connecting the team of VISTA members. The VISTA leader will conduct research work and planning leading to the development of a monthly training program in topics related to affordable housing and community development for the VISTA team: development of relevant training content for the Coalition's annual conference; research for new grant applications for philanthropic and corporate support of VISTA training and other needs; and expansion and updating of the Rural Housing Coalition's social media outreach program to increase its effectiveness as a tool for communication and networking between the VISTA member team.
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Member Duties : Research training needs of VISTA members working at affordable housing agencies; Develop monthly Skype trainings for other VISTA members; develop conference training track on basic Affordable Housing and Community Development topics; research grant opportunities and write grant applications; update existing website and social media sites as VISTA communications and networking tools; explore potential new social media sites for use in communication and networking for VISTAs.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Housing ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Homelessness . 
Skills :
Computers/Technology ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Leadership ,  Social Services . 
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17 NY State Rural Housing Coalition VISTA Leader

Program Start/End Date
08/26/2017  -   08/25/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW YORK  


Accepting Applications
From  01/25/2017  To  06/26/2017 

Contact Colin McKnight
79 N Pearl St
Albany   NY   12207
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 71210