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Serve New York VISTA 2019: WNY Land Conservancy
 
 
 
Serve New York mobilizes AmeriCorps VISTA members to serve organizations, government agencies, and educational institutions focused on expanding educational opportunities, ensuring economic opportunity for all, and creating healthy futures for the residents of NY. The goal of Serve New York is to strengthen communities across the state and to allow organizations within them to better provide services to impoverished individuals and families. The Serve New York program has partner organizations in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Bath, Ithaca, Geneva, and White Plains. While serving, members receive support from the VISTA team at The Service Collaborative of WNY, Inc. The support includes monthly training, a social network of fellow members, and daily support from VISTA leaders.
 
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Member Duties : The Western New York Land Conservancy is a regional not-for-profit land trust that permanently protects land with significant conservation values in Western New York for the benefit of future generations. The Community Engagement Specialist VISTA will work closely with the Deputy Executive Director to support the proposed DL&W urban nature trail and greenway through the creation of an Equitable Development Plan. The VISTA will be responsible for engaging community stakeholders, the development of a volunteer program, the implementation of outdoor recreation programs, and creating a project fundraising strategy. The Community Engagement Specialist will be an integral part of the Development and Special Projects team. They will be responsible for coordination and communication with partners and stakeholders in the DL&W project, including people living in the target neighborhoods of the future trail and greenway; largely neighborhoods with consistently high poverty rates.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Environment . 
 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Writing/Editing ,  Team Work ,  Computers/Technology ,  Communications . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Serve New York VISTA 2019: WNY Land Conservancy

Program Start/End Date
08/05/2019  -   08/03/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW YORK  

Accepting Applications
From  04/12/2019  To  07/12/2019 

Contact Matt Chavez
173 Elm St
Buffalo   NY   14203
7164188500
mchavez@tscwny.org
tscwny.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 89217


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