Join Our Team: Workforce Development AmeriCorps VISTA
Greater Collinwood Development Corporation is proud to announce we were awarded an AmeriCorps VISTA through Ohio CDC Association (OCDCA) AmeriCorps program. We are seeking an ambitious AmeriCorps VISTA to assist in the development of a workforce development program for Northshore Collinwood, Collinwood Nottingham Villages, Euclid Green and Glenville East. This position will be one-year of service, the service year will begin June 8, 2020 and end June 7, 2021.
The VISTA duties will include:
- accessing businesses’ needs towards resident employability in target Collinwood districts.
- applying local strategies to regional and global strategies.
- securing partnerships with support service agencies to assist in overcoming barriers to employment.
- planning of youth internship/training leadership program with area schools and experts.
- assisting GCDC in 2nd Annual Employment and Training Resource Fair.
Applicants should be professional and should possess excellent research and verbal/written communication skills. If you are interested and would like more information, please contact Kristian Hunter 216-268-2138 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like to apply for this position and have an opportunity to interview, please visit www.greatercollinwood.org and go to About GCDC and click on Join Our Team tab.
Collinwood & Nottingham Villages Development Corporation
Founded in 1982 as Collinwood Villages Development, our name and service area have changed several times through the years, but our commitment to the communities we serve has remained steadfast. Throughout the years we have constructed new homes and retail businesses along St. Clair Avenue, provided land assembly for large scale industrial projects along South Waterloo Rd., engaged residents at community and civic meetings and worked with community stakeholders to craft neighborhood plans that guided neighborhood development. In July 2018 what was Collinwood and Nottingham Villages Development expanded its service area north to the lakefront, and now serves the communities of North Shore Collinwood, Collinwood Village/Five Pointes, Nottingham Village, and Euclid Green.
Greater Collinwood Development Corporation’s mission is to advance equitable and inclusive economic development, community engagement and neighborhood stabilization & revitalization strategies within the communities we serve. To achieve these goals, GCDC focuses its work in the following key areas: real estate development, housing initiatives, community engagement programs, business support services and neighborhood planning.