jobs: neighborhood connector, organizer

colist at colist at
Sun Jun 15 09:27:19 CDT 2003

From: "David M Chavis" <dchavis at>

Help make a difference. Positions available at the Battle Creek Yes 
we can! Office.  

Yes we can! is a neighborhood based approach to community 
development focused on promoting educational achievement and 
economic development.  The following positions are available:  

Neighborhood Connector  

Full time position.  This person will work with resident and 
organizations in specific neighborhoods in order to help them 
collectively implement community improvement projects.  Some 
college preferred.  Must have the equivalent of one year full time 
experience in community organizing or outreach and have a motor 
vehicle to use for local travel.  

Community Organization Specialist  

Full time position.  This person will be responsible for capacity 
building assistance to neighborhood residents and institutions so 
that they can work better collectively to promote educational 
achievement and economic development.  Bachelors Degree 
preferred.  Must have three years knowledge and experience in 
urban neighborhood organizing.  Prior supervision experience 
preferred.  Skilled group facilitation and professional / adult 
education experience are required including community leadership 
development training.  

Basic benefits packages including health insurance are available.  

Letter of interest, resume and references to:  Yes we can!  34 W. 
Jackson, Suite 3B, Battle Creek Michigan 49017.  Fax:  269-441-
2183.  Or call 269-441-2185.  

Applications are preferred to be received by June 20, 2003 for 
fullest cionsideration.  

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