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Cleveland Clinic Employment Workshop

August 16th, 2017 by Megan Goedeker

Come out to the Cleveland Clinic Employment workshop!

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 

from 5:00 – 7:30pm

at PNC Fairfax Connection: 8220 Carnegie Ave. Cleveland, OH 44103

Sponsored by the Cleveland Clinic’s Greater University Circle Employee Resource Group in collaboration with the Talent Acquisition Team.

Attendees will learn about resume writing and interview tips and tools, discover how to navigate Cleveland Clinic’s Career website and application process, and explore employment opportunities with Cleveland Clinic!

Register online Here by August 28! Register early as space is limited! Call 216-444-9345 with questions.

Apply to for AmeriCorp Vista – Resident Resource Coordinator

August 15th, 2017 by Megan Goedeker

Burten, Bell, Carr is hiring a Resident Resource Coordinator through AmeriCorp Vista!

The resident resource coordinator will support and enhance the collective impact work taking place with the Central Neighborhood’s Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL) Network. As the resident resource coordinator, the VISTA member will help train and support resident ambassadors who are looking to increase their leadership capacity while improving access to healthy foods in their community!

Experience required includes:

– Satisfactory oral and written communication skills

– Ability to interact effectively with the public, particularly low-income families

– Satisfactory computer skills,  including Microsoft Office and social media outlets

– Experience in community organizing

– Prior experience facilitating health and wellness programming

– Strong understanding of local food systems and needs in low income neighborhoods

– Minimum: Bachelor Degree

Functions include, but are not limited too, assessing the capacity and community outreach needs of HEAL Network Institutions, collect and enter data, research funding to support educational initiative for HEAL programs in Central and Kinsman, and provide resident ambassadors with support and connections to resources that will help them implement projects.

Find the job posting and apply Here!

Or apply by emailing a resume and cover letter to info@bbcdevelopment.org or mailing to 7201 Kinsman Rd. Ste. 104, Cleveland, OH 44104.

Colfax & Minnie Community Meeting – Wed 8/9

August 2nd, 2017 by jsugalski

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Apply for the Neighborhood Leadership Development Program!

August 1st, 2017 by Megan Goedeker

There is still time to apply for the Neighborhood Leadership Development Program (NLDP)!

This program helps train community leaders to create progressive change throughout the neighborhoods! Being the eleventh cohort, there is a team of leaders there to help and support. This program offers 16 sessions over 10 months to learn about community engagement, group facilitation, fundraising, conflict resolution, and more!

Find more information and applications Here! Applications are due August 4, 2017!

BBC Secures funding for more affordable Housing in Kinsman

July 27th, 2017 by Megan Goedeker

Congratulations to the Burten, Bell, Carr development team who secured one of the coveted tax-credits awards to finance their project to build affordable housing on vacant lots on Colfax Road and Minnie Street. 36 two- and three-story homes will be built for rent, and then eventually for purchase. This is a great opportunity for the whole organization and for the community!

Read about BBC’s project and the other winners in the Cleveland area Here!

Common Ground: Re-Envisioning Kinsman!

July 25th, 2017 by Megan Goedeker

Common Ground: Re-Envisioning Kinsman

Sunday July 30, 2017

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

CornUcopia Place: 7201 Kinsman Rd. Ste. 103B, Cleveland, OH 44104

Join BBC for a discussion surrounding connectivity in Kinsman! What does connectivity mean to you: relationships between different communities, relationship within your own community, transportation, accessible technology, or something different?

Common Ground is county-wide community conversation. The Cleveland Foundation is working with partners across the region to bring Cuyahoga County residents together on one day this summer to meet, share a meal connect, and discuss what we can do together to create a more equitable and resilient Greater Cleveland – our shared home, our common ground!

The event is free but registration is needed. Register Here!

Learn About Urban Farming on Cleveland’s East Side

July 19th, 2017 by Megan Goedeker

Learn about all the urban farming that is happening on Cleveland’s east side, specifically in Kinsman and Central!

Read this cleveland.com article that discusses the urban farms on the east side of Cleveland including the Ka-La Healing Garden, Rid-All Green Partnership, and the our very own Kinsman Farm.

While there is no official definition of an urban farm, Cleveland, by some estimates, is considered the second largest urban farming city in the U.S.!

Join in the growing movement and support your local urban farm!!

AmeriCorps Member Job Opening

July 14th, 2017 by Megan Goedeker

AmeriCorps is hiring a Parent Support Specialist to be placed at Burten, Bell, Carr to increase BBC’s capacity to continue and sustain support for Anton Grdina School. The Specialist will work with the parents and community members to provide financial literacy and workforce development programming.

Anton Grdina School was designated as an investment school and is currently implementing the Wraparound/ Community School model, which is based on the entire community being engaged in the academic success of the students.

Find more information about the position HERE

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to info@bbcdevelopment.org, via fax at (216) 341-2683, or via mail at 7201 Kinsman Road, Suite 104, Cleveland, OH 44104

Reminder: CiCLEvia Central is this Weekend!

July 14th, 2017 by Megan Goedeker

Don’t forget to join us this Sunday, July 16, from 1:00 pm- 5:00 as the CiCLEvia team closes down Community College/Quincy Ave., from E 24th Street to Unwin Rd., to cars and opens it to people powered movement such as walking, jogging, biking, dancing, and so much more! Join us for a mile of fun and activities!

You will be able to find the BBC team at the Stokes 50th Anniversary Celebration Hub, were we will be honoring the legacy of the Stokes Brothers through performances and activities.

At 4:00 pm, head over to the Arts and Culture Hub, where we will be launching several small hot air balloons created by kids in the neighborhood!

There will be these activities and so many more! We hope to see you there!

CiCLEvia Central!

July 13th, 2017 by Megan Goedeker

Come out on Sunday July 16th from 1:00 pm -5:00 pm for CiCLEvia Central! CiCLEvia is temporarily closing Community College/ Quincy Ave. from E. 24 Street to Unwin Road to cars and opening them for people-powered movement such as biking, walking, dancing, and so much more!

Look for hubs such as the Stokes 50th Anniversary Celebration, Ultimate Recess, Family Reunion, Arts and Culture, and Health and Safety!

Play games, run around, listen to music, learn about the Stokes’ brothers legacy, and see a manmade hot air balloon take flight!

It will be a day of fun you don’t want to miss! Can’t wait to see you there!