New job ACOG - Community and Economic Development VISTA in Oklahoma

ACOG - Community and Economic Development VISTA

Company : AmeriCorps
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Oklahoma

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ACOG - Community and Economic Development VISTA

Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis. Please feel free to reach out directly to the program contact listed. The Association of Central Oklahoma Governments (ACOG) is the officially designated Capital Area Economic Development District (CAPEDD) of Oklahoma for the U.S. Economic Development Administration. ACOG’s mission is to ensure competitiveness at the national level by leading the local, regionally driven economic development planning process that leverages the involvement of the public, private, and nonprofit sectors and establishes a strategic blueprint for regional collaboration. ACOG has just completed the update of our region’s 4-county (Oklahoma, Cleveland, Canadian, and Logan counties) Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) to reflect the new realities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This effort focuses on collaboration between local and regional entities in economic development, working with them to follow through on projects required for economic recovery and resiliency. Through the goals underscored in the 2021 Updated CEDS, ACOG can help our communities sustain, strengthen, and prosper, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. To assist ACOG with the Updated CEDS goals implementation, ACOG is looking to fill a Community and Economic Development VISTA position.

Member Duties : Enhance Dashboard structure by integrating newly identified needs and opportunities for our communities. The live ACOG Dashboard is a new interface created to offer an accurate profile of our region and to connect our counties and municipalities with funding/grant opportunities, resources, best practices, COVID-19 resources, and community/government development organizations; Update the Dashboard periodically and work with the Community and Economic Development Division team to improve the Dashboard elements; this task entails the ability to operate and create using Tableau. Assist with the new Community Economic Resiliency Initiative (CERI) program coordination and communication. CERI is a new program that offers municipal governments the opportunity to develop planning demonstration projects that model strategic community and economic investment with a focus on sustainable economic recovery and long-term resiliency.

Program Benefits : Training , Childcare assistance if eligible , Relocation Allowance , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Health Coverage* , Living Allowance .

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    Terms :
    Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours , Car recommended .

    Service Areas :
    Community and Economic Development , Community Outreach .

    Skills :
    Communications , Team Work , Tableau (preferred) , Community Organization , General Skills , Writing/Editing , Computers/Technology .


    Program Type:

    AmeriCorps VISTA


    ACOG - Community and Economic Development VISTA

    Program Start/End Date

    06/07/2021 - 06/06/2022

    Work Schedule
    Full Time

    Education level

    College graduate

    Age Requirement

    Minimum: 18 Maximum: None

    Program Locations


    Accepting Applications

    From 03/30/2021 To 08/10/2021

    Roxana Cazan

    4205 N Lincoln Blvd

    Oklahoma City OK 73105


    Listing ID

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