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M:STL- SLACO Economic Development Associate VISTA
SLACO’s mission is to improve the quality of life for the residents and stakeholders of neighborhoods of the St. Louis region through community-based initiatives, citizen empowerment, and neighborhood organizing, and building the resiliency of its community organizations membership. SLACO has been existence for over 40 years and reaches as a representative over 33% of the residents of the City of St. Louis.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : The Economic Development Associate VISTA member will build the capacity of 1-2 neighborhoods by engaging volunteers, community partners, and economically disadvantaged individuals in the reinvestment of the 3.5-mile Hodiamont Tracks Greenway to ensure crime reduction, reinvestment, increased affordable housing and increase employment in the targeted area. As a result of the Economic Development Associate VISTA member’s service, affected member neighborhoods will organize to decrease poverty by becoming stronger and by implementing techniques that will enhance the opportunity to increase the stability of the neighborhood association. When the neighborhood association becomes stronger, poverty will be reduced through improved economic development opportunities.
Program Benefits : $150 Housing Subsidy at Select Spots ,  Housing ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Housing ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing . 
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M:STL- SLACO Economic Development Associate VISTA

Program Start/End Date
08/30/2021  -   08/29/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MISSOURI  

Accepting Applications
From  06/12/2021  To  08/06/2021 

Contact Kevin McKinney
5888 Plymouth Ave
Saint Louis   MO   63112

Listing ID 94129


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