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Neighborhood Housing Summer Associate
The City of Austin is one of the fastest growing cities in the U.S. and it is also becoming an increasingly unaffordable place to live. The City’s Neighborhood Housing and Community Development Office (NHCD) is responsible for working inter-departmentally, inter-organizationally, with partners, and with the community to address Austin’s affordability challenges. Addressing these challenges will require creativity and collaboration.
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Member Duties : The summer associate will serve for 10 weeks to address economic opportunity by helping to implement marketing and community outreach strategies for NHCD’s social enterprise projects, particularly to increase the visibility and utilization of City of Austin’s Resources for Renters and Resources for Homebuyers initiatives. The AmeriCorps VISTA will function as a core part of our staff devoted to bringing low-income individuals and communities out of poverty. The in-service skills training can include: online computer applications (i.e., database management, geographic information systems, desktop publishing), community engagement and outreach planning to empower and stabilize communities, media management, writing for public affairs, and methods to assess and build community assets in low-income communities.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Technology ,  Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Housing ,  Homelessness . 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Education ,  Architectural Planning ,  General Skills ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Urban Planning ,  Community Organization ,  Computers/Technology ,  Social Services ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Non-Profit Management . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Neighborhood Housing Summer Associate

Program Start/End Date
05/28/2019  -   08/06/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS  


Accepting Applications
From  02/04/2019  To  05/12/2019 

Contact Elaine Kieffer
7201 Levander Loop
Austin   TX   78702
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 79639