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Associate - SWFL Promise Zone, Hendry County
The Promise Zone designation provides the Southwest Florida Promise Zone (SFPZ) with priority access to federal funding, technical assistance, and other additional resources. The Hendry County component of the SWPZ, is designed to leverage the assistance of a Vista Associate to conduct a thorough needs assessment, alignment of local and regional partners, and consistent monitoring of relevant funding opportunities that stand to address the needs identified. The contribution of the Vista Associate, in collaboration with local and regional SWPZ is designed to achieve the local and regional goals of increased regional funding for economic development, job creation, education, and crime reduction.
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Member Duties : The VISTA member will assist key Hendry County stakeholders in leveraging federal resources available through the Southwest Florida Promise Zone. Additional activities/services include: Promote SFPZ through community meetings, networking, and outreach. Recruit Promise Zone Task Force participants. Assist in preparing for and coordinating Task Force meetings. Develop Hendry-specific SFPZ marketing and promotional materials. Develop and expand Hendry-specific SFPZ contact list.
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Entrepreneur/Business ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Housing . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Writing/Editing . 
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Associate - SWFL Promise Zone, Hendry County

Program Start/End Date
07/21/2017  -   07/21/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations FLORIDA  


Accepting Applications
From  06/01/2017  To  07/01/2017 

Contact Brent Kettler
644 S Main St
LaBelle   FL   33935
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 74894