Volunteer Opportunity

2019 – Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation - Pathways to Employment MNA VISTA

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Michigan Nonprofit Association Civic Engagement AmeriCorps VISTA Program


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Start Date

August 19, 2019

End Date

August 17, 2020

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


Assist the Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation in revitalizing the communities of northwest Detroit through their economic and workforce development initiatives.

The Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation (GRDC) operates a wide variety of neighborhood improvement activities, including their Grand River WorkPlace, a business incubator and co-working space, and a neighborhood farmer's market, which serves as not only a source of fresh goods and produce for residents, but as a business incubator for food entrepreneurs. As our VISTA serving with GRDC, you would support efforts to increase engagement and support for the Grand River WorkPlace and Farmer's Market, by organizing special events and community meetings and engaging with participants and volunteers. You would also help develop and facilitate value-added trainings/workshops related to GRDC's service and resources that help improve the well-being and financial security of economically disadvantaged residents. Finally, you would collect, analyze, assess, and evaluate data related to economic development and job creation to highlight the impacts of your service. Help engage the residents of the Grandmont Rosedale community and the broader Detroit community through service with the Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation!

• Recruit volunteers and organize special events and community meetings to increase engagement and support for GRDC's Grand River WorkPlace and Farmer's Market.

• Identify, develop, and/or facilitate value-added trainings/workshops related to GRDC services and resources that contribute to the improved economic well-being and financial stability or economically disadvantaged residents.

• Collect, analyze, assess, and evaluate data related to vacant properties, beautification and placemaking, and community safety in Grandmont Rosedale.

• Develop a WorkPlace calendar of events.

Assist the Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation in revitalizing the communities of northwest Detroit through their economic and workforce development initiatives.

The Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation (GRDC…

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AmeriCorps VISTA is a national service program, for more information about AmeriCorps please visit https://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps.

For a full list of AmeriCorps positions available in the Pathways to Employment VISTA program visit us at https://sites.google.com/site/mnavistapositions/become-a-vista.

AmeriCorps VISTA is a national service program, for more information about AmeriCorps please visit https://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps.

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Location

Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation

19800 Grand River Avenue, Detroit, MI 48219
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