Join the FutureHeights team!
The Ohio CDC Association has awarded FutureHeights two 2020 AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) placements through a competitive grant-making process. The first is a one-year, full-time position beginning in June 2020 that will assist FutureHeights in developing an outreach and housing development strategy for the FutureHomes program. The second is a full-time, position for summer 2020 that will focus on creating a comprehensive marketing strategy for FutureHeights, helping us disseminate information about our programs, services and activities to the community.
The one-year, full-time FutureHeights VISTA will develop an outreach and housing development strategy for the FutureHomes program for the rehabilitation of homes, especially for low-to-moderate income households. The goal of this project is to improve housing conditions and property values in target areas, provide quality renovations that are accessible to all populations and allow for the opportunity to build wealth through home ownership. The VISTA will research target neighborhoods and community at-large through developing outreach strategies to reach residents and neighborhoods with the goals of: addressing vacant and abandoned homes that are causing neighborhood disinvestment; building relationships to provide quality home rehabilitation with trusted partners; understanding the unique local needs of individuals and neighborhoods throughout the community. See the Job Description here.
The FutureHeights VISTA Summer Associate will assist FutureHeights in creating a comprehensive marketing strategy, which will lead to the dissemination of information regarding our programs, services and activities to all community members.The VISTA will also help disseminate information about city, county, nonprofit and other services available to the public in order to better connect residents to resources with the goal of helping build family stability and improve their quality of life. See the Job Description. To apply, go to the AmeriCorps! website.
Applications for both positions will be reviewed on a rolling basis until April 21, 2020.
FutureHeights is a nonprofit community development corporation with a mission to inspire and facilitate communication, collaboration, engagement and empowerment across our communities to ensure a vibrant and sustainable future for Cleveland Heights and University Heights, Ohio.