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AmeriCorps member Kerry at a community event in Mt. Holly, VT.

AmeriCorps member Kerry at a community event in Mt. Holly, VT.

If you think home matters, and you want to make a difference in your community by helping people buy houses, make their homes safer, save energy, build wealth, and connect with their neighbors, then we have a place for you. NeighborWorks is looking for two people who are ready to help us connect with our community about sustainable home ownership, community revitalization, and energy efficiency.

 

 H.E.A.T. Squad Community Engagement Specialist – Apply Here

The goal of this position is to educate and engage with Vermont homeowners about energy efficiency (weatherization, technologies, renewables, behavioral changes) resulting in home energy audits (especially in low to moderate income households) and ultimately to completed efficiency improvements to the home, while also tracking the results and effects of the efficiency measures.

Essential Functions:

  • Work alongside the HEAT Squad team to educate, inform, and engage with the public about residential energy efficiency improvements.
  • Responsible for implementation and execution of various outreach strategies and initiatives, working with community leaders, energy committees, and other grassroots organizations to further the mission of the program.
  • Intake and audit scheduling with homeowners, providing education about the energy audit and next steps in the process.
  • Complete post-efficiency improvement home visits to determine actual energy usage compared to projected energy savings, interviewing homeowners to determine the effects of the efficiency improvements on their behaviors and to determine the likelihood of further efficiency upgrades and/or behavioral changes.

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NeighborWorks fully renovated this home thanks to the Neighborhood Stabilization Program, which helped us invest in neighborhoods hit by foreclosures.

NeighborWorks fully renovated this home thanks to the Neighborhood Stabilization Program, which helped us invest in neighborhoods hit by foreclosures.

Revitalization and Homeownership Community Engagement Specialist – Apply Here

The goal of this position is to implement housing-related community revitalization strategies aimed at increasing homeownership rates among neighborhood residents in Rutland City, and to support the NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Center education and outreach programs.

Essential Functions:

  • Work directly with Community Organizer to implement housing and homeownership-related revitalization strategies in coordination with Project VISION in Rutland City. Project VISION (projectvisionrutland.com) is an innovative community revitalization effort that has received statewide and national attention. Among other duties, this would involve working with the Community, Housing and Neighborhoods committee on community improvement projects, volunteer efforts, and direct community outreach.
  • Support NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Center education and outreach by assisting with classes, workshops, community events, and other direct outreach opportunities.

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