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Economic Development Corps
Economic Development Corps (EDC) is a New York State AmeriCorps program committed to fighting poverty and helping individuals achieve economic self-sufficiency through financial education and training. EDC members will serve in non-profit and educational institutions across the Buffalo-Niagara Region acting as financial coaches to decrease the number of economically disadvantaged individuals. EDC members will strive to reach economically disadvantaged adults aged 16 or older with a special focus on Opportunity Youth defined as individuals between the ages of 16 and 24 who are neither in school nor working.
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Member Duties : EDC members serve in a wide variety of capacities within their host sites including: one-on-one and group financial training, refugee resettlement services, assistance with first time home buyers, assistance with public benefits applications, assistance in foreclosure prevention, homeless outreach and prevention and job skills training
Program Benefits : Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Veterans ,  Ex-Offender Reentry ,  Homelessness ,  Housing ,  Children/Youth ,  Education ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Elder Care ,  Community Outreach ,  Health ,  Hunger . 
Skills :
Social Services ,  Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Youth Development . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Economic Development Corps

Program Start/End Date
11/06/2017  -   12/31/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW YORK  

Accepting Applications
From  08/30/2017  To  12/31/2017 

Contact Olivia Gerhardt
173 Elm St
Buffalo   NY   14203

Listing ID 76532