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Habitat for Humanity Neighborhood Revitalization Specialist
 
 
 
DuPage Habitat is in the midst of substantial growth and development. We are a midsized affiliate serving over 20 families per year and we have an aggressive growth plan that will continue to increase the number of families served throughout the foreseeable future. We are seeking to make a long-term impact on the supply of affordable housing in DuPage County and the lives of Habitat homeowners. The vision for the Greenbrook Tanglewood Neighborhood is to be a welcoming and stable community recognized for its diversity, families, and strong access to good schools, open space, and local amenities that empower residents to lead fulfilling lives and call this place home. We will revitalize our neighborhood by reenergizing our residents and collaborating with our partners to create safe spaces for youth, connect families to resources around the region, and provide a clear path towards homeownership. We will realize our potential through community partnerships, youth engagement, and a resourceful spirit that focuses on achieving positive impacts in our neighborhood.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : 1. Engage residents and increase participation on the resident board by enlisting court captains by outreach of door to door solicitation 2. Assist in developing monthly newsletter with updates, information, etc. 3. Assist in current programing and events as needed 4. Design with resident feedback the garden layout, schedule and roles. 5. Oversee implementation of Second year gardening program at Tanglewood and Court J. 6. Develop with residents a succession and sustainability plan to align with Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Plan/working plan. 7. Tabling in community events, IE Cops Day Picnic at the Park, by engaging with participants that attend. 8. Assist in development of communications/marketing plan and touch points to engage new partners/collaborators.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Living Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
None
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community Outreach ,  Public Safety ,  Housing ,  Veterans ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Urban Planning ,  General Skills ,  Youth Development ,  Team Work ,  Public Speaking ,  Communications ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Leadership ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Community Organization ,  Recruitment ,  Environment . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Habitat for Humanity Neighborhood Revitalization Specialist

Program Start/End Date
06/04/2018  -   08/12/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS  

Accepting Applications
From  05/11/2018  To  06/15/2018 

Contact Vista Leader
1600 E ROOSEVELT RD
Wheaton   IL   60187
312-939-6074
vista@housingactionil.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 81214


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