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Community Outreach Associate AmeriCorps*VISTA
 
 
 
To design and implement systems and materials that will expand the outreach and community presence of Propeller, which will grow our funding and the number of social enterprises served impacting the social, environmental, and economic problems of New Orleans in the areas of educational equity, healthy food, healthcare, and water. In educational equity we focus our energy and resources on addressing a few key areas that directly impact the educational gap disproportionally affecting children in poverty: funding streams, improvement in attendance and suspension rates, and the growth of vocational programming. There is also a significant gap in healthy food accessibility that keeps people in poverty that we address through improving access and affordability of healthy foods. In the area of healthcare, we address the poverty gap in quality and quantity of services by focusing our energy and resources on five key areas: access and affordability, outreach and support, infrastructure development, workforce development, and physical activity. And in water we address the pressing problems in urban water management and coastal restoration that disproportionately affect impoverished neighborhoods, making them vulnerable to natural disasters. By closing the gaps in these four areas (educational equity, healthy food, healthcare, and water), we are working improve the lives and livelihoods and move people out of poverty.
 
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Member Duties : Strengthen Propeller’s relationships with key community leaders and neighborhood organizations in Propeller’s immediate surrounding area, including Zion City, Hoffman Triangle, Gert Town, Broadmoor, and Central City. Leverage Propeller’s external communications to expand and maintain Propeller’s community of program applicants, partners, and funders, with a focus on increasing diversity. Impact: professional, compelling external communications and systems to capture new contacts. Expand pipeline of diverse applicants to Propeller job opportunities and programs. Impact: More women and people of color applying to Propeller opportunities. Expand outreach and partnerships through Propeller’s annual graduation event Propeller Pop and other opportunities to share Propeller’s mission with local, national, and international influencers.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Environment ,  Education ,  Health ,  Hurricane Katrina ,  Entrepreneur/Business . 
 
Skills :
None
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Community Outreach Associate AmeriCorps*VISTA

Program Start/End Date
05/01/2017  -   04/30/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations LOUISIANA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  02/24/2017  To  03/31/2017 

Contact Catherine Gans
4035 Washington Ave
New Orleans   LA   70125
504-322-3282
domojola@gopropeller.org
www.gopropeller.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 71669


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