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Affordable Housing Leader
Three VISTA members will employ and hone their research, report writing, and community engagement skills to build new programs and teams equipped to reduce poverty rates in the City of Cincinnati. A cross-departmental approach including City Planning, Health, and Economic Development departments will encourage VISTAs to develop creative approaches to deep-rooted issues. They will also gain insight to a range of municipal governance functions as well as local non-profit and community organization networks. This position will be based in the Department of City Planning with a focus on affordable housing. In Year Two, the Affordable Housing VISTA member will assess the current housing inventory in the Walnut Hills neighborhood, collect housing data using the Year One VISTA’s methodology, and refine that methodology as needed to maintain both accuracy and replicability. The Year Two VISTA will also create and maintain relationships with key Walnut Hills community and City stakeholders, including residents, business owners, property owners, and Walnut Hills Area Council (WHAC) leadership.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : Review data and reports about the history of housing in Walnut Hills. Create a housing inventory for the Walnut Hills neighborhood and work with the Department of City Planning to understand the VISTA Year One methodology and refine it as needed. Present results of the inventory and methodology to stakeholders at the City of Cincinnati and community members. Train any new stakeholders in the City Planning tracking system. Identify and develop relationships with key Walnut Hills and City stakeholders, including residents, businesses, property owners, and the Walnut Hills Area Council (WHAC). Devise a communication plan amongst key stakeholders and maintain regular communication throughout the inventory process. Collaborate with stakeholders and encourage participation in the housing inventory process. Attend WHAC meetings to provide project updates and receive feedback. Engage in community conversations about local housing and participate in relevant neighborhood events.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Housing . 
Skills :
Conflict Resolution ,  Urban Planning ,  Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Computers/Technology ,  Writing/Editing ,  Public Speaking ,  Communications . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Affordable Housing Leader

Program Start/End Date
07/08/2019  -   07/06/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO  

Accepting Applications
From  04/23/2019  To  05/17/2019 

Contact Marc Von Allmen
805 Central Ave
Cincinnati   OH   45202

Listing ID 88445


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