Join the FutureHeights team!
The Ohio CDC Association has awarded FutureHeights a 2020 AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) placement through a competitive grant-making process. This one-year, full-time position will begin Nov. 9, 2020 and will assist FutureHeights in developing an outreach and housing development strategy for the FutureHomes program.
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.
To apply, go to the AmeriCorps! website.
Applications for the position will be reviewed on a rolling basis until Oct. 7, 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.