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Affordable Housing Leader
 
 
 
The City of Cincinnati will attack the problem of poverty from multiple, different angles by using three VISTA members to work on three pivotal topics over three total years: workforce, affordable housing and health. Their combined efforts will have a robust, impactful, and sustainable impact on combatting poverty in the Cincinnati region. To address the issue of Affordable Housing, one VISTA member will serve in the City Planning Department. They will help assess the current inventory of affordable housing in the Over-The-Rhine (OTR) neighborhood, develop a sustainable method of tracking this information in both Over-the-Rhine and other neighborhoods, and conduct research to develop potential changes to City housing policy. In year one, the Affordable Housing VISTA member will build relationships with Over-the-Rhine neighborhood residents, businesses, and development community and collect data to update the Housing Inventory for OTR.
 
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Member Duties : Data Collection: Develop a methodology for updating the OTR housing inventory. Review the current inventory of housing in the OTR neighborhood and work with the Community Building Institute at Xavier University to understand their original methodology. Refine the method of tracking and updating the housing inventory in OTR. Present results of updated housing inventory and methodology to key stakeholders at City of Cincinnati and in the OTR community. Train key stakeholders in new tracking system. Community Outreach: Develop relationships with key stakeholders in the OTR community and City of Cincinnati. Identify and meet with key community and City stakeholders, including property owners and Community Council leadership. Devise a communication plan amongst key stakeholders.Persuade key property owners and community members to participate in the data collection process. Create a plan to obtain feedback from all stakeholders.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Housing . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Computers/Technology ,  Community Organization ,  Writing/Editing ,  Social Services ,  Urban Planning ,  General Skills ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Affordable Housing Leader

Program Start/End Date
07/19/2018  -   07/18/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO  

Accepting Applications
From  03/22/2018  To  05/25/2018 

Contact James Flick
805 Central Ave
Cincinnati   OH   45202
5133526136
james.flick@Cincinnati-oh.gov
www.cincinnati-oh.gov/
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 79287


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