Job Openings

Working In Neighborhoods is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.


Community Development & Food Access VISTA

About AmeriCorps VISTA
VISTA, Volunteers in Service to America, was conceived by President John F. Kennedy as a domestic counterpart to the Peace Corps and is the national service program that works to eliminate poverty. AmeriCorps VISTA members serve full time (~40 hours/week) for 1 full year at a community organization on anti-poverty projects that build the capacity of their organization.  This VISTA position is full-time (~40 hrs/week) for one year, (06/22/2018 – 06/21/2019).

VISTA Member Duties
Assist WIN’s community development team with the South Cumminsville “Out of Poverty” project, with a focus on healthy food. Create a workshop series on nutrition topics, such as eating healthily on a budget, preparing healthy meals, and growing your own food, nutrition. Manage and expand WIN’s existing fresh food projects, including the South Cumminsville Community Garden, WIN’s weekly “Harvest Day” produce stand project, connecting SNAP eligible residents to the Produce Perks program. Work with community members as they implement their “Local Food Local Places” action plan.

Program Benefits
Training , Living Allowance , Education Award,  Relocation Allowance , Health Coverage , Childcare assistance (if eligible).

Skills 
Communications , Public Speaking , Leadership , Writing/Editing , Fund raising/Grant Writing , Recruitment , Business/Entrepreneur , Community Organization , Computers/Technology , General Skills .

To Apply
Please apply for this position online here.  Deadline to apply is April 14, 2018.

For questions about AmeriCorps VISTA service or this position at WIN, please contact Rigel by email or call (513) 541-4109 x.103


Community Development & Financial Capability VISTA

About AmeriCorps VISTA
VISTA, Volunteers in Service to America, was conceived by President John F. Kennedy as a domestic counterpart to the Peace Corps and is the national service program that works to eliminate poverty. AmeriCorps VISTA members serve full time (~40 hours/week) for 1 full year at a community organization on anti-poverty projects that build the capacity of their organization.  This VISTA position is full-time (~40 hrs/week) for one year, (06/22/2018  –   06/21/2019).

VISTA Member Duties
Assist WIN with expansion of our community development work into three additional neighborhoods with a focus on financial literacy.  The VISTA will help WIN plan a series of financial education workshops, conduct research to help WIN assess the feasibility of lending circles for our organization, and work closely with WIN’s Community Development Planner to engage residents and develop community partnerships. The VISTA  will also develop marketing materials and conduct community outreach, communications and research.

Program Benefits
Training , Living Allowance , Education Award,  Relocation Allowance , Health Coverage , Childcare assistance (if eligible).

Skills
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Public Speaking ,  Computers/Technology ,  Recruitment ,  Trade/Construction ,  General Skills ,  Leadership

To Apply
Please apply for this position online here.  Deadline to apply is April 14, 2018.

For questions about AmeriCorps VISTA service or this position at WIN, please contact Rigel by email or call (513) 541-4109 x.103


HOUSING DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

Organization Background
Central to Working in Neighborhoods’ (WIN) mission is building neighborhood stability through increasing and maintaining home ownership.  Since 1978, WIN has revitalized communities and helped families build equity by providing home buyer and credit counseling, sponsoring financial literacy classes, renovating and building homes for first-time home owners,  and training neighborhood residents to work together to improve their own communities.  WIN accomplishes its work of providing safe, decent, affordable housing by focusing on three core areas: community building, economic learning, and housing primarily for homeownership.  WIN works closely with neighborhood groups and other stakeholders to ensure all homes are a welcome and integral part of the community.  Since 1981 WIN has been involved in the construction and rehab of over 160 units of housing.

Position Description
The Housing Development Coordinator is responsible for the development of WIN’s homeownership opportunities and community revitalization in targeted areas to achieve WIN’s mission.  Responsibilities include all aspects of the development process including but not limited to: project feasibility, site acquisition, financing, construction, and sale of the property.  The Housing Development Coordinator will interact and collaborate with neighborhood groups, community partners, funders, and public officials to achieve WIN’s housing development goals.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Masters preferred.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in a related field and supervisory experience.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Computer skills
  • Thorough knowledge of the development process including construction financing.
  • Familiarity with government housing programs, lending process, and planning process.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people including agency staff, community partners, contractors, funders, and residents.

To Apply
Please submit a letter of interest and resume to:

Working In Neighborhoods Personnel Committee

1814 Dreman Avenue

Cincinnati, Ohio 45223

or email: winfo@wincincy.org

(No calls please)