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Louisville Grows Development Coordinator VISTA
To increase the capacity within Louisville Grows to empower individuals in low-income communities to break the cycle of poverty through urban forestry, urban agriculture and healthy living programs. VISTA members will build community outreach tools to engage and recruit at-risk youth and adults for training programs and to identify neighborhood needs pertaining to increasing the urban tree canopy to eliminate the urban heat island effect, provide access to fresh, locally grown food and environmental education. VISTA members will strive to increase capacity in the communities with whom we work so that we can grow together to create greener, healthier neighborhoods.
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Member Duties : Analyze and strengthen the current state of Louisville Grows’ grant-writing, fundraising and membership efforts to obtain consistent goals ensuring the sustainability of Louisville Grows’ urban forestry, urban agriculture and environmental education programs. Maintain and oversee existing “Friends of Louisville Grows” membership program. Seek, research and write grants and submit applications for other funding opportunities to sustain programming. Increase participation and sustain current membership in “Friends of Louisville Grows” membership program.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Environment . 
Skills :
Communications ,  Writing/Editing ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Community Organization ,  Team Work ,  Urban Planning ,  Environment ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Public Speaking ,  General Skills ,  Leadership ,  Recruitment . 
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Louisville Grows Development Coordinator VISTA

Program Start/End Date
11/01/2019  -   10/31/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations KENTUCKY  

Accepting Applications
From  06/07/2019  To  10/31/2019 

Contact Lisa Dettlinger
1641 Portland Ave
Louisville   KY   40203
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 89950