Community Development and Communications Specialist AmeriCorps VISTA
The candidate will address poverty through a diversity of projects including: developing local partnerships between community organizations working on fighting the opioid epidemic in the region, collecting data on regional substance misuse, assisting in the development of programs and trainings related to substance misuse, and exploring sustainable grant opportunities related to substance misuse and public health; implementing the Northwest Regional Plan by managing a data software that assesses the impact of the plan on poverty alleviation and related issues; supporting staff to write municipal plans with a focus on economic, housing, health, and hunger issues; providing outreach and assistance in communications for NRPC projects; and participating in the regional Hunger Council meetings and events. Experience in communications, research, public health, planning or grant writing is a plus. Bachelor’s degree is required.
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