Community Frameworks is a local non-profit developer of affordable housing based in Spokane, WA. This position will focus on enhancing formal communications strategy and processes including public engagement, visual identity, media relations and campaigning.
The VISTA will be responsible for developing Community Frameworks' formal strategy for acquiring and remodeling distressed properties. Additionally, the VISTA will generate new relationships and foster existing partnerships with local nonprofits. A VISTA in this position can look forward to completing the key objective of developing strategies for identifying distressed properties, determining their availability, and deciding if they would work for the acquisition rehab program.
Activities this VISTA can look forward to doing on a day-to-day basis may include researching and screening available properties, communicating with neighborhood councils about problem properties, exploring options for new or different ways to acquire properties, looking for new ways to cut cost during the remodel, such as working with local apprentice programs and job training programs.
This is a hands-on position for an individual who wants to influence the effectiveness of the organization and help build stronger communities.
This is an AMERICORP VISTA position - benefits of this program can be found at: https://www.vistacampus.gov/in-service/benefits-service
Key Applicant Attributes:
- Verbal and written communications skills
- Proven initiative
- Strong team player and independent worker
- Strategic and creative solution-oriented individual
- Proven ability to develop relationships with a diverse group of people
- Organized and efficient by nature
You must apply for this position through the Americorp website: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=74663&fromSearch=true
Contact information is on the Americorp application page.
Community Frameworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.