AMERICORPS SERVICE OPPORTUNITY

LISC AmeriCorp Member: Neighborhood Housing Services of Duluth
Timeline: September 1, 2009 through August 30, 2010

AmeriCorp position is full time, paying a living stipend of $18,000 for the 1700 hour year of service, may receive health insurance benefit and child care benefits if applicable, and upon successful completion of the required hours is eligible to receive $4,725 educational stipend which can applied toward student loan debt or future education.

AmeriCorps Duties and Responsibilities

Organizes and coordinates implementation of neighborhood revitalization plans in our four NHS Core Neighborhoods of East Hillside, Central Hillside, Lincoln Park and Morgan Park working closely with NHS Neighborhood Coordinators.

·        Assists in identifying, researching, and developing strategies and solutions to address/achieve revitalization plan goals, volunteer recruitment, and document successes.
·        Coordinates the implementation of plans with neighborhood groups, residents, At Home partners, organizations, and businesses.
·        Assists neighborhood coordinators, residents and the “At Home” partners in accessing tools, funds, and resources to carry out implementation of neighborhood revitalization plans.
·        Maintains consistent presence in the 4 core neighborhoods  through written communication, meetings, events, visits, and dialogue with residents.
·        Ability to work varied hours, including evenings and weekends.

To Apply:
Please send resume with cover letter by August 19, 2009 to Debbie Isabell Nelson, Neighborhood Coordinator at:
NHS Duluth
224 East 4th Street
Duluth , MN 55808
727-8604 ext 12
Email: dnelson@nhsduluth.org

The mission of NHS Duluth is to create economically viable and healthy neighborhoods through homeownership preservation, homeownership promotion, and community stabilization activities in the Northland.

To learn more about NHS Duluth, check out our website: www.nhsduluth.org

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