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Community Planning Support Position at HACBED
The work will also focus on connecting community partners to one another and helping individual partners to join existing networks so that organizations are able to share resources and increase the impact of their activities and build collective capacity. Objectives of the Assignment: (1) Support individuals, families, and community organizations by lifting up community voice to develop strategies that share community concerns and tackle general well-being through indirect support including capacity building, program design, and development assistance. (2) Focus on cross collaboration, network facilitation, technical assistance, and resource sharing to support existing and new programs. Work with program partners to better assist those who receive government benefits. (3) Collaborate with community partners and families to engage them in culturally-relevant strategies to address financial and housing-related issues. (4) Support various HACBED-related projects and networks including an Affordable Housing Coalition, the Hoowaiwai Network, Hawaii Island General Plan Update, Resources Match, Hawaii Island Disaster Recovery, and Financial Empowerment Centers. Useful Skills: (1) Cultural sensitivity. (2) Strong writing skills, including grant writing. (3) Active listening. (4) Adaptability and willingness to learn. (5) Quantitative and qualitative research background. (6) Strong organizational skills. (7) Ability to consistently/flexibly assess program progress. (8) Self-motivation. (9) Ability to be highly productive in an office setting. (10) Proficiency in popular desktop/office software, including Google Suites and MS Office.
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Member Duties : Member duties: (1) Utilize interview and transcription skills to document. (2) Assist with various community partnership building activities including meeting facilitation, community outreach, organizing events, and data collection. (3) Leverage resources to maximize the impact of actions and sustainability of efforts with activities such as research, grant writing support, and community engagement. (4) Conduct various types of research (historical, demographic, etc.) and data collection for reports and grant applications. (5) Support community initiatives by providing ongoing convening and facilitation support as well as synthesis of community input into action items. Support implementation of next steps with technical assistance, follow-up meetings with partners, creating/updating databases, mapping products, and tracking data. (6) Explore and establish additional opportunities and partnerships statewide to employ and scale justice-based initiatives.
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Technology ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Homelessness ,  Housing . 
Skills :
Regional Planning ,  General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Community Organization ,  Urban Planning ,  Communications . 
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Community Planning Support Position at HACBED

Program Start/End Date
02/19/2019  -   02/19/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations HAWAII  


Accepting Applications
From  12/26/2018  To  02/19/2019 

Contact Keoki Noji
1575 S Beretania St
Honolulu   HI   96826
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 81927