We’re recruiting 14 AmeriCorps members to foster civic innovation, climate action, racial equity, digital inclusion towards regional resilience in Greater Portland.
Activities for Corps Members include: convening and coordinating community volunteer committees, conducting research of best practices, collecting data and helping facilitate data collection, helping organize and analyze information, conducting targeted public outreach and awareness. Specific project activities may include:
Assess community facilities as resilience hubs for crisis response including wireless internet, electric charging, distributed energy generation and storage and appropriate social distancing.
Support and guide community broadband planning to ensure universal community connectivity.
Support new partnerships to provide enhanced digital services.
Facilitate social distance programs and protocol.
Engage small businesses to evaluate needs and priorities in relation to the needs and priorities of local government and community organizations.
Help spread the word and apply here to get to work.