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Tremont West Community Development VISTA
 
 
 
The Tremont West VISTA project is focused on assisting the Tremont residents most in need. Tremont West chose to touch on three important goals that will address the health of our residents: connecting residents to employment, educating them on how to lower their energy consumption to lower their monthly expenses and housing counseling. Employment is often a first step to helping a person get out of poverty. The VISTA will take a grassroots approach to assisting under and un-employed residents find employment. There first needs to be an understanding of their needs and wants in finding employment. Tremont is robust with small businesses and a large hospital system. How can we build connections to help both residents and businesses? The Tremont West 2019 VISTA Project will be a great opportunity for a young professional interested in many aspects of community development. This opportunity will provide an individual exposure to working directly with the residents and businesses of Tremont. The year will include program development and implementation around employment access, housing counseling, and bringing energy and water efficiency into the homes of Tremont residents.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : The VISTA will develop sustainable programs around creating employment access in Tremont, housing counseling and assisting in making Tremont homes more energy and water efficient. Activities include: research, current program evaluation, marketing and outreach, grant writing and fund development, developing a housing counseling program, and setting up outreach systems.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Writing/Editing ,  Public Speaking ,  Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Tremont West Community Development VISTA

Program Start/End Date
06/10/2019  -   06/08/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO   Cleveland/ Akron  

Accepting Applications
From  02/26/2019  To  04/30/2019 

Contact Alana Perez
2406 Professor Ave
Cleveland   OH   44113
6144616392
aperez@ohiocdc.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 86509


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