Cornerstone West CDC is a non-profit organization based in Wilmington, DE. Cornerstone West CDC’s mission is to create affordable housing and promote the revitalization of Wilmington’s West Side, a unique and historic neighborhood made up of a collection of four small but cohesive communities at the doorstep of downtown. A testament to Wilmington’s diversity, the West Side is home to some of the most economically, racially, and socially diverse communities in the state. Cornerstone facilitated the development of a West Side Revitalization Plan in 2012 and is leading implementation efforts in the areas of economic development, housing, and community engagement. For more information, see our website: www.westsidegrows.org or find us on Facebook: West Side Grows (Wilmington, DE).
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES
The staff person in this position will work across disciplines to improve the quality of life for West Side residents, business owners, and community leaders through neighborhood activation, while participating in and supporting a wide variety of community engagement and development projects. The Community Engagement Intern will work closely with the Community Development Manager and a variety of stakeholders to implement and evaluate core programs in the organization's focus areas of housing, economic development, and community engagement. The Community Engagement Intern reports to Cornerstone’s Community Development Manager and is a part-time, exempt position.
COMPENSATION & CONDITIONS
COVID-19 SAFETY GUIDELINES
We consider the health and well-being of our customers and staff to be of the utmost importance. Cornerstone West CDC operates out of West End Neighborhood House, which is considered an essential organization and has remained open to the public during the pandemic. Cornerstone West CDC staff operates primarily from home, and is required to be in the office on an occasional, as-needed basis. West End Neighborhood House follows all CDC guidelines, and requires any exposed staff and customer who was within 6 feet for 15 minutes or more must quarantine for 14 days per Department of Health guidelines. Additionally, all staff are required to have their temperature taken upon entry, wear a mask at all times in the building, as well as use hand sanitizer regularly. Full coronavirus mitigation plan may be found at westendnh.org.
For consideration for this internship, please email your resume and cover letter to April Pagliassotti at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. EOE/M/F/D/V
Cornerstone West CDC | 710 N. Lincoln Street, Wilmington, DE 19805 | westsidegrows.org
Cornerstone West CDC is a non-profit organization based in Wilmington, DE. Cornerstone West CDC’s mission is to create affordable housing and promote the revitalization of Wilmington’s West Side, a unique and…