VISTA Community Impact Ambassador (CIA)
Louisville Central Community Centers, Inc. (LCCC)
The Russell Neighborhood Capacity Building Project is seeking to place four (4) Americorps/VISTA Community Impact Ambassadors who will provide capacity building, coordination and support services for family service programs and community development projects that empower community residents toward achieving economic stability. Interested candidates must commit to a twelve (12) month assignment to strengthen the Russell and surrounding west Louisville neighborhoods by helping key anchor, community institutions to be more effective in addressing critical issues that inhibit the economic mobility of low-income children and families.
VISTA Community Impact Ambassadors (CIA) build capacity for programs and initiatives in areas of: (a) Quality Early Child Development. (b) High School Graduation, College and Career Readiness for school-aged youth; (c) Innovative Work Ready Skills Training and Employment Services for adults; and, (d) Business Development and Job Creation in the Russell Neighborhood (a federally-designated transformation zone—a Choice Neighborhood initiative).
The VISTA CIA is administered by Louisville Central Community Centers, Inc. (LCCC), a 501c (3), private, non-profit community-based organization. LCCC offers a variety of programs and services in support of children and families. Early childhood education, youth development, arts education and other after school programs, economic mobility and job training services for adults. LCCC’s mission is to advance self-reliance by increasing competence and confidence among individuals and families in Russell and the larger community.
The VISTA CIA assignment engages internal and external affairs for LCCC to achieve: community needs assessments; resource development initiatives; community outreach and stakeholder engagement; marketing and promotion of program activities and events; coordination of online activities, blogging and content management; community partnership building; development of curriculum materials and program activity plans; development of worksheets, toolkits, evaluation instrumentation, development of client success stories; and development of community/program impact statements and reports.
Please submit a letter of interest and resume by August 31, 2017 to:
Adult Services Program Coordinator
Louisville Central Community Centers, Inc.
1300 W. Muhammad Ali. Blvd.
Louisville, KY 40203