Community Mobilizer Volunteers for Financial Empowerment Project

NeighborImpact’s HomeSource program strives to help Central Oregonians build and maintain assets by providing personal finance workshops, one-on-one coaching, and various financial programs to fit the needs of community members. Community Mobilizers will promote financial, homebuyer and homeowner services as well as take a step in enhancing their own community. This project will run July 2018 – July 2019.

Target Neighborhoods

Community Mobilizers are residents of one of two target counties – Jefferson and Crook– who will outreach to their neighbors. We are seeking five Community Mobilizers for each of the two communities.

Why you want to be a community Mobilizer Volunteer

  • Make a difference in your community
  • Develop/deepen relationships or communication channels within your community
  • Professional and/or personal growth
  • Skills such as leadership, problem solving, and resource mobilization
  • Each Community Mobilizer will be provided with outreach materials, various training opportunities, mileage reimbursement and a $25 thank you stipend at the end of the project

Profile of a Community Mobilizer
  • Strong connection within the community and/or specific groups
  • Committed to providing resources to neighbors
  • Willing to support, disseminate information, and foster participation
  • Knowledgeable or eager to learn about the community including community engagement and involvement
  • Motivational to others in prompting a community into action against a shared issue or problem 
  • Skills may include problem solving, public speaking, excellent communication and written skills interpersonal skills, and compassion
  • Eager to learn about financial empowerment
Duties

Community Mobilizers will:

  • Attend training orientation
  • Outreach to the community
  • Invited to attend various professional development opportunities
  • Develop relationships with individuals and families in their assigned community to ensure participation in HomeSource programs
  • Provide door-to-door outreach to individuals or families to promote HomeSource workshops.
  • Participate in monthly debriefing meetings with other Central Oregon Community Mobilizers.
  • Basic computer skills
Commitment
  • Estimated hours of participation may vary
  • Project will run July 2018 – July 2019
  • Own vehicle or ability to travel within community​

Interested?

  1. Complete a NeighborImpact Volunteer Application form and check the box the HomeSource Community Mobilizers under Volunteer Placement Areas as well as indicate the Locations of Interest as Prineville or Madras.
  2. Community Mobilizers will be invited to an orientation session

For more information, contact Becca Hitt
541-323-6538 or beccah@neighborimpact.org

Download the Community Mobilizer Volunteers
for Financial Empowerment Project Flyer

 

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