|From:||Trina Villanueva <email@example.com>|
|Date:||22 Sep 1998 16:11:41|
|Subject:||Fellowship Positions Available at Greenlining|
Job Announcement: One year, full-time positions at The Greenlining Institute Academy Fellowships The Greenlining Institute is seeking candidates for its Academy Fellowships in Public Policy and Economic Development, which are full time, one year positions. The Academy Fellowship is a leadership training program for recent graduate students who are pursuing careers in the field of public policy, community development and minority advocacy. Fellows enhance their writing and research skills, and gain ample experience in policy analysis, public speaking, community organizing, lobbying, facilitating meetings, media/public relations, board relations, fundraising, budgeting and organizational planning. Currently there are two fellowship openings in the following program areas: Brownfields. This community education and advocacy project aims to develop major corporate and community support for statewide brownfields redevelopment. Brownfields are abandoned or underused sites where redevelopment is complicated by real or perceived environmental contamination. Responsibilities of the Brownfields Fellow include collaborating with other community organizations, government entities and corporations to educate community leaders about brownfields; working with representatives of financial institutions to increase capital for brownfields projects; and monitor the federal and state legislature for any brownfields-related bills in order to assess their effects on low-income and minority communities. Banking Implementation. Since 1991, Greenlining has reached CRA agreements with most all of the major California banks and savings and loans that together will provide over $200 billion for home and small business lending and investment in inner-cities. The Implementation Fellowship was designed to increase the accountability and responsibility of the banks to low income and minority communities in which they do business. The Banking Implementation Fellow will work with the Policy Director to negotiate and secure CRA agreements from the banking industry, monitor progress, and expand CRA into areas of employee diversity, minority procurement, and technical assistance to low income, minority communities. The ideal candidate for these positions must possess: · Strong public speaking skills · Ability to work in a multi-task oriented environment · Professional poise, maturity and confidence · Excellent writing and communication skills · Ability to work with a team and independently · Demonstrated commitment to low income minority communities · A strong interest in economic development for low income minority communities. Qualifications. Candidates must have a BA or BS in a related field or be Masters candidates or recent graduates in public policy, urban planning, or a related field program. Ideal candidates have solid experience working with minority community groups, are familiar with public policy or community development issues, have excellent communication and research skills, are flexible, independent and team-minded. Stipend: Fellows receive a monthly stipend of $2000/month, before taxes, plus a small health benefits stipend. Application instructions: Send cover letter, resume, two letters of recommendation, and a one page statement explaining your career goals and what you hope to gain from the Greenlining Academy Fellowship. Please specify in your cover letter when you are available to start, and which fellowship you are most interested in. Send your application to: Haydee Diaz, Academy Director, 785 Market Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94103. For more information, please contact Haydee Diaz, Academy Director: "firstname.lastname@example.org" The Greenlining Institute is a 501c(3) multiethnic advocacy center that promotes minority and low-income economic development. It is comprised of over three dozen minority community organizations, small business associations, churches and civil rights groups throughout California. Greenlining promotes positive race relations and collaboration between communities, government and corporations to increase sound business practices, investment and services in low-income and minority communities. For more information about The Greenlining Institute and the Academy fellowships, please visit our website: www.greenlining.org. ****************************************************************************** Haydee de los Angeles Diaz Academy Director Greenlining Institute 785 Market Street, 3rd Floor San Francisco, CA 94103-2003 phone: (415) 284-7207 fax: (415) 284-7210
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