Housing Construction Projects Coordinator - LISC AmeriCorps


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Sat Oct 01, 2016 09:00 AM - Mon Jul 31, 2017 05:00 PM


143 Border StreetEast Boston, MA 02128

Collage of Services


Full-time LISC AmeriCorps member positions are for 10 months of service and within those 10 months at least 1,700 hours must be served. Some specifics of a full-time member position are that the member:

  • Serves a ten month period beginning on October 1, 2016 and ending on July 31, 2017
  • Is required to complete a minimum of 1,700 hours within the term of service
  • Earns an $15,000 stipend payable via LISC in increments on the 15 th and the last day of the month
  • Earns a $5,775 education award to either return to school or pay off an existing, qualified student loan if service is completed successfully
  • Is eligible for health insurance and can apply for a child care benefit (income eligibility basis)
  • Is expected to attend the National Leadership Conference in March 2017 as part of LISC’s career development for members

Housing Construction Projects Coordinator: Activities include assisting in construction of 41 affordable rental units at Coppersmith Village, with attaining; rehabbing of multi-families units in East Boston and several potential pipeline projects; specifically: researching; applying; meeting; and negotiating w/potential partners; helping with proformas; coordinating and participating in community & construction- related meetings; working on construction drawings, plans and jobs; meeting with contractors; loan closings; assisting with outreach and lottery application processes as needed.


  • Urban Planning
  • Problem Solving
  • Real Estate & Leasing
  • Construction
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Multi-Tasking

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1700 hours over 10 months

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