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Thriving Neighborhoods
 
 
 
The Neighborhood Preservation Coalition of New York State(NPCNYS) is a statewide membership organization of community-based, not-for-profit housing companies and other interested parties committed to revitalizing New York State’s neighborhoods. Located in Albany, NY, NPCNYS provides technical assistance to help groups with issues such as organizational development, strategic planning, contract compliance, and community assessments to its 143 Neighborhood Preservation Companies (NPCs), which are located in urban and suburban communities throughout New York State. If you have served at least one year as a VISTA, and you want to continue to develop your leadership skills, NPCNYS encourages you to apply for this position. The Thriving Neighborhoods VISTA members will help create and deliver outreach plans and campaigns in historically underserved, low-and moderate-income communities throughout New York State. The program seeks to increase the capacity of Neighborhood Preservation Companies (NPCs) in order to increase housing and economic opportunities to neighborhood residents served by the NPCs. In addition to working on outreach plan and campaign development, VISTAs will identify partnership and collaboration opportunities and help with grant writing. NPCNYS is recruiting one VISTA Leader to work with our program staff in developing resources, providing training, and developing a strong network among VISTA members placed throughout the state. The VISTA Leader will primarily focus on development and provision of project specific resources and training to members. The VISTA Leader will also facilitate communication and networking among members, helping to develop the Thriving Neighborhoods program identity.
 
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Member Duties : VISTA Project Support: VISTA Leader will develop resources and training to support the VISTAs in achieving the goals of their VISTA projects; VISTA Leader will coordinate with VISTA members to support long-term sustainability of the Thriving Neighborhoods program. Member Networking and Communication: VISTA Leader will support member communication and networking via one-one calls, webinars, and discussion/networking opportunities. VISTA Leader will increase member best practice sharing and peer to peer engagement; VISTA Leader will act as a resource contact for members to assist with finding information, materials and resources related to their project; VISTA Leader will provide peer support to members to assist with common issues such as living on a budget; fatigue during the service year; and feeling connected to their community impact.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Housing ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Communications ,  General Skills ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Leadership ,  Writing/Editing ,  Public Speaking ,  Computers/Technology ,  Recruitment ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA Leaders

Program
Thriving Neighborhoods

Program Start/End Date
07/17/2017  -   07/20/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW YORK  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  04/14/2017  To  07/17/2017 

Contact Cara Long Corra
126 State St
Albany   NY   12207
5184326757
c.long@npcnys.org
npcnys.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 73382


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