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M:STL- Urban Strategies Inc. East St. Louis Resident VISTA
Urban Strategies, Inc. is a national leader in its field, a not-for-profit organization that specializes in results informed human services development, planning, and strategy implementation as part of comprehensive neighborhood revitalization. We believe in an equitable opportunity where all children and families are stable and thriving. All voices are acknowledged and promoted. All systems are positively aligned and equally contributing. We believe families remain at the center of our usage of data to support our work and our expertise and assembly of professionals support our contributions as thought leaders.
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Member Duties : The Resident Leadership & Capacity Building VISTA member will build the leadership capacity of Downtown East St. Louis residents, specifically residents of the Samuel Gompers Homes, by developing and implementing a robust and streamlined playbook and experience for training residents on organizing, group facilitation, peer communication and collective action. Currently, 82% of Downtown East St. Louis residents live in poverty. As a result of the VISTA member’s service, poverty alleviation will be advanced through growing a stronger, more engaged and vocal resident body that can explore, challenge and take advantage of new economic development initiatives and resources emerging in their community.
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Housing . 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Urban Planning ,  Community Organization ,  Team Work . 
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M:STL- Urban Strategies Inc. East St. Louis Resident VISTA

Program Start/End Date
05/13/2019  -   05/12/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MISSOURI  

Accepting Applications
From  03/25/2019  To  04/22/2019 

Contact Shannon Dickerson
720 Olive St
Saint Louis   MO   63101
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 86265