Work Location: 1212 N. Wolfe St. - HEBCAC Dees Place
Personnel area (School): SOM
To provide support to HEBCAC's community development work by serving as the main liaison to the neighborhood within our project area and the residents of that area and working as part of the overall project team.
Duties and Responsibilities
Organize block and neighborhood events and projects through neighborhood residents;
Convene residents when needed and build relationships on blocks in our project area;
Connect residents to leadership development opportunities;
Support community marketing efforts;
Monitor sales activity in the project area and keep a current list of all properties on the market with background on each;
Support the owner/renter unit rehab work by acting as key interface between the occupants and the contractor;
Help identify occupied units in need of repair and generate owner interest to be involved in our work;
Be active in the community association and keep HEBCAC abreast of community association "dynamics";
Help to promote an agenda of "non-housing" items that lend to the building of a more thriving neighborhood;
Help identify neighborhood residents who are potential buyers or are looking for better rental opportunities;
Support the housing needs of individual residents in a case management capacity.
Requires bachelors' and a minimum of two years related experience. Additional experience may substitute for some education, and additional education may substitute for some experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Experience with neighborhood outreach work, preferably in a community similar in profile;
Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills;
Creative planner and strong program implementer;
Ability to establish priorities and multi-task;
Ability to track and organize data and to prepare written reports;
Comfort working with individuals at various income levels;
Strong computer skills;
Good convening and group process skills,
Some college preferred.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis.
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