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Renter funds are available to help stabilize housing in the Northside!

Renter funds are available to help stabilize housing in the Northside!

The Eviction Prevention Pilot is an innovative strategy to assist residents of Hennepin County in preventing housing evictions. This pilot is a collaboration with Hennepin County, University of Minnesota, North Point Health & Well-ness Center Inc., mediation services and legal aid services.

-Case management services to work on concerns/issues identified by families and single adults

-Referrals to mediation to resolve landlord/tenant disputes

-Referrals to legal assistance for representation in landlord/tenant disputes

-Cash assistance to help stabilize housing

To enroll : Contact NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center, Inc.at 612-767-9159

LEGAL SUPPORT SPECIALIST POSITION – Minneapolis, MN

LEGAL SUPPORT SPECIALIST POSITION – Minneapolis, MN

POSITION SUMMARY:  The legal support specialist combines the skills of a legal assistant and legal secretary.  The person will perform both administrative and litigation duties as requested by the assigned attorneys.  Legal Assistant duties will include serving as a point of contact for case team attorneys; responsibility for coordinating litigation support, ranging from assisting with the drafting of discovery requests and discovery responses and other discovery-related tasks, and reviewing, analyzing, and assigning coding/bate stamping schemes to documents and/or exhibits and efiling.  Secretarial duties will include generating documents utilizing word processing, spreadsheet, and database software; litigation software, organization and maintenance of files and case calendars; and client communications.  He or she will also provide back-up to others on the support staff team.  

APPLICATIONS:  Resume, salary expectations, and a letter explaining interest in the position should be submitted online at www.mylegalaid.org/jobs by May 14, 2018.

Climate Change Organizing internship with the RE-AMP Network Organizing Hub

Climate Change Organizing internship with the RE-AMP Network Organizing Hub

The RE-AMP Network is made up of 175 nonprofits and foundations across the Midwest, collaborating to fight climate change.  Our Climate Change Organizing Interns will work alongside the leading environmental advocacy organizations in the country on campaigns to increase solar power, expand public transportation, and many other issues.

Seed Distribution coming up on April 28th from 10am-2pm at Lucy Laney and a Plant Distribution from 10am-2pm on May 19th at the parking lot at Sanctuary Covenant Church

Seed Distribution coming up on April 28th from 10am-2pm at Lucy Laney and a Plant Distribution from 10am-2pm on May 19th at the parking lot at Sanctuary Covenant Church

Looking for seeds to start your garden? Usher in spring at the Northside Seed Distribution! We will have a wide varieties of produce, herb, and flower seeds at sliding scale prices. There will also be a free meal, kid activities, music, cooking/planting demos, and more! There will be plenty of support and resources for those new to growing. Stop by any time through out the day and invite your friends! RSVP here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1365804413564024/

Also…

Join the Northside Fresh for your gardening needs! We have a wide variety of produce and herb seedlings available at sliding scale prices. We'll also have a free meal, kid activities, cooking/planting demos, music, and more! Come out for a day of community fun. 

We'll be outside (weather permitting!) in the parking lot of Sanctuary Covenant Church.

RSVP here: https://www.facebook.com/events/229414101129519/

You are invited!

You are invited!

If you are “Getting Ready” or are “Ready Again” to engage in the home purchasing process – this event is FOR YOU!.  The event will have community housing partners and industry professional booths, educational panels, honoring of community champions of fair housing, entertainment and lunch.  Homeownership is possible -  if you are ready to explore the possibility.

NRRC - House Development Coordinator (MCN) AmeriCorps Vista Opportunity

NRRC - House Development Coordinator (MCN) AmeriCorps Vista Opportunity

Member Duties : During the 2018-2019 program year, the MCN VISTA member will create and implement a sustainability plan for the NRRC house and its environmental initiatives. This will involve researching and writing grant proposals to obtain funds for full implementation of this "healthy initiative,--the NRRC House" including plans for a greenhouse, vegetable, herb, medicinal, and rain gardens, play structures, a wind turbine, and solar panels. To this end NRRC has already entered into a partnership with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization to educate our staff about water use and run-off and implement a rain garden at the NRRC house.

 

Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service. 

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

 

Service Areas : 
Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community Outreach . 

 

Skills : 
Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Leadership ,  Environment. 

Mississippi River Educator Fellowship

Mississippi River Educator Fellowship

The Mississippi River Educator Fellowship is a partnership program of the National Park Service, Mississippi Park Connection, and Wilderness Inquiry. The fellows will work directly with National Park Service and Wilderness Inquiry trail staff to help guide Mississippi River Day Trips. The fellows will be considered employees of Mississippi Park Connection but generally directed by National Park Service staff. Three positions will be filled.