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.
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.
Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours.
Service Areas :
Neighborhood Revitalization , Community Outreach .
Writing/Editing , Community Organization , Communications , Team Work , Leadership , Environment.
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.
This new opportunity is to cultivate healthy children, families, and community through educational programs and the profound act of connecting people with food from seed to table. Garden interns have the opportunity to learn organic gardening techniques and skills while working in a combined production and education garden.
The Mississippi River Green Team is a two-year employment and conservation program for Minneapolis youth between the ages of 14 and 16. The MWMO and the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board created the Green Team as an opportunity for youth to have a mentored job experience, learn about environmental careers and acquire new skills. The Green Team is a special environmental unit of the MPRB’s Teen Teamworks program.