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Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative (Hempstead)
The Village of Hempstead was selected as one of 16 communities statewide to participate in the Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative (ESPRI). ESPRI is modeled after the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative and is an exciting opportunity for community members to work together to develop and execute an innovative plan to reduce the number/percentage of households in the Village of Hempstead residing in poverty and increase the number/percentage of households with earned income above poverty.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : The VISTA Community Engagement Specialist (VISTA CES) will build capacity for the initiative and the community to help bring individuals and communities out of poverty. (S)he will develop a framework that expands the scale and reach of the initiative to encourage residents to participate in listening sessions, focus groups, public surveys (online and paper) and information forums. The VISTA CES will provide assistance in the preparation of needs assessments, develop community assessment tools, help develop workforce development programs, progress reports, manage information culled from the Task Force, workgroups, community stakeholders and guide data collection and interpret data.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance . 
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Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  Leadership . 
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Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative (Hempstead)

Program Start/End Date
07/01/2017  -   08/31/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW YORK   New York City (inc. Long Island CT NJ NY)  

Haitian Creole

Accepting Applications
From  05/18/2017  To  12/31/2017 

Contact Biena Depena
United Way of Long Island
Deer Park   NY   11729

Listing ID 74546


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