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Community Engagement Specialist - APAC
 
 
 
All Parks Alliance for Change is the statewide organization for Minnesota’s 180,000 manufactured home park residents. As the only organization of its kind in the state, APAC is critical to providing an effective voice for manufactured home owners to express their needs and concerns in their parks and in the larger community. Through education, grassroots organizing and leadership development, APAC works to improve the quality of life in park neighborhoods, protect the rights of park residents, advance public policy change that supports safe, affordable, and stable park communities, preserve these vital units of affordable housing, and promote racial justice.
 
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Please note:
This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : Manufactured home parks are a critical source of affordable housing, but they face the threat of a park being closed due to bankruptcy and foreclosure. Through this project, we will: (1) Develop models for identifying risk factors for park foreclosure; (2) Improve resources and education about resident rights and park preservation strategies, including tenant remedies actions and conversion of parks to nonprofit or resident ownership; (3) Expand and maintain community partners, particularly housing advocates, affordable housing funders, and nonprofit developers; and (4) Increase the capacity for residents to take collective action on foreclosure through stronger community associations.
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Housing ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Team Work ,  Urban Planning ,  Communications ,  General Skills ,  Public Speaking ,  Recruitment ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Community Engagement Specialist - APAC

Program Start/End Date
07/25/2017  -   07/28/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  

Accepting Applications
From  04/04/2017  To  06/12/2017 

Contact David Anderson
2380 Wycliff St
Saint Paul   MN   55114
651-644-5525
dave@allparksallianceforchange.org
www.mcnvista.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 73203


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