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VISTA Member Wanted

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Community Progress, Inc. is a Corning-based nonprofit housing agency with 47 years experience in providing a variety of housing services to lower income residents in Steuben, Schuyler and Chemung Counties in New York’s Southern Tier. To learn more about our agency and our programs, please visit their website.

CPI seeks applicants for a VISTA member slot funded through the Americorps VISTA program. This position will build the capacity of our agency to assist more families in need of housing services through grantwriting, conducting needs research in the communities we serve, helping with contract compliance and reporting, and improving the public relations value of our website and increasing our exposure on social media platforms.

We seek a college graduate with an interest in the field of community development and affordable housing to work with us over the next year on our important mission. This is a great opportunity to learn about affordable housing as a career path. The successful candidate must be creative, a self-starter, and comfortable in a public speaking/presentation role. Excellent writing skills are essential, as is familiarity with the Microsoft Office suite of software. We are a small office, where you will have a big impact. Willingness to pitch in as a member of the team is critical.

Applicants must use the VISTA program online portal to learn about becoming a VISTA member and eligibility for this position. The online position description is available here.

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