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Posted: 07/02/2011

Midtown Alliance of Neighbors

Non-profit organization formed in 2008 in response to a revitalization plan developed by0 the City of Paducah to help, well, revitalize a wonderful early 20th century, originally middle/working class neighborhood. The broader mission of the Midtown Alliance of Neighbors is "to create stronger neighbors and neighborhoods in Paducah, Kentucky, through education, community activities, and home rehabilitation."

AmeriCorp--Construction Coordinator
Professional Opportunity
Paducah, KY

Seeking AmeriCorp Worker--Non-Profit working with low- and moderate income homeowners in an early 20th century neighborhood targeted as a revitalization area by the City of Paducah seeks a Construction Coordinator to serve as an AmeriCorp member for 1 year beginning September 1. Applications accepted through July 22, 2011. Primary job duties will include

--Serve as Project Manager, helping define scope of work, procuring and providing oversight for contractors, completing all required paperwork, and performing other tasks as necessary to complete up to six complete rehabs of low income homeowners' homes.

--Coordinate two volunteer-led work event a year, helping 15-18 homeowners. Work will include all aspects of the event--review of applications, visits to identify and prioritize work, recruitment of volunteers, and pricing and purchase of materials as needed and coordination of work to be done

--Aid and advise low- and moderate-income homeowners on work to be done as inspections occur--help with both planning and how-to.

Annual stipend of $12,100. Health care and child care if needed. Efficiency apartment at $50 a month with reduced utilities. Student loan deferment. $5,350 educational award upon completion of 1,700 hours of service.

Additional information about the Fountain Avenue Area in Paducah, KY, is available at fountainave.com.

OPen until
none given

How to apply
Send resume to Sharon Poat, Midtown Alliance of Neighbors at poats@bellsouth.net, For more information call 270-556-0826.
Sharon Poat
Phone: (270) 556-0826
300 Fountain Ave
Paducah, KY 42001

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