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NOAH Seeking Two Outstanding LISC AmeriCorps Volunteers

Seeking Two 10-Month AmeriCorps: 1. Housing Construction Projects Coordinator & 2. Community Engagement & Job Training Coordinator
Please note that these positions have been filled.
 

Neighborhood of Affordable Housing, Inc. seeks two outstanding individuals to provide ten months of full-time service through two LISC Americorps volunteer opportunities. Neighborhood of Affordable Housing, Inc. (NOAH) is a community-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide resources and opportunities to low-income families and communities. Our AmeriCorps will function as core parts of our staff devoted to bringing low-income individuals and communities out of poverty.  

Full-time AmeriCorps member positions are for 10 months of service and within those 10 months at least 1,700 hours must be served.  Some specifics of a full-time member position are that the member:

  • Serves a ten month period beginning on November 1, 2016 and ending on August 31, 2017
  • Is required to complete a minimum of 1,700 hours within the term of service
  • Earns an $15,000 stipend payable via LISC in increments on the 15th and the last day of the month
  • Earns a $5,775 education award to either return to school or pay off an existing, qualified student loan if service is completed successfully
  • Is eligible for health insurance and can apply for a child care benefit (income eligibility basis)
  • Is expected to attend the National Leadership Conference in March 2017 as part of LISC’s career development for members

1. Housing Construction Projects Coordinator: Activities include assisting in construction of 41 affordable rental units at Coppersmith Village; rehabbing of multi-families units in East Boston and several potential pipeline projects; specifically: researching; applying; meeting; and negotiating w/potential partners; helping with proformas; coordinating and participating in community & construction- related meetings; working on construction drawings, plans and jobs; meeting with contractors; loan closings; assisting with outreach and lottery application processes as needed.

2. Community Engagement & Job Training Coordinator: The member selected to serve in this capacity will be responsible for: Recruiting new community volunteers from East Boston; assisting in/training youth ages 13-17 who are members of NOAH’s EBE Leadership Youth Crew; develop and implement training curriculum for youth crew members to ensure they have access to valuable vocational job and leadership training; mentor youth crew members to ensure their continued progress towards educational and employment goals; coordinate programming for youth crew around community-based campaigns to improve quality of life for East Boston residents around issues of affordable housing, open-space, and public safety; creating a Volunteer Training Curriculum and/or accompanying manual; creating a process for ongoing communication with/engagement of existing volunteers; training new volunteers; assisting with social media platform content related to volunteer engagement; supervising active volunteers to ensure effective utilization of individual volunteers’ skill set; measuring and reporting annual volunteer impact; and assisting Director of Community Building and Environment with special recruitment efforts around Climate Change Adaptation/Mitigation movement in East Boston.

Process: Interested candidates please contact Linda Miller-Foster at lmillerfoster@noahcdc.org.


 

Movie Night Is ON for Tonight, Friday, 7/29

Everyone, the free Movie Night is ON for tonight, Friday, July 29, at 8:15 PM at Brophy Park, at Sumner and Lamson in East Boston. Bring your blanket or chair! Showing 'Rio'.

Free Kayaking Thanks to the NOAH Youth!

Don't miss NOAH's community kayaking programming this summer!

Kudos to NOAH's Youth leaders who are spearheading this fun family activity.

Check it and other events out online at Boston Magazine!

 

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