DeltaCorps Member Position Description
Central Arkansas Planning and Development District (CAPDD)
DeltaCorps Member Service Position Title: Central Arkansas DeltaCorps Service Member
Service Location: Arkansas Workforce Center at Brinkley
405 West 4th Street; Brinkley, AR 72021
Service Position Summary:
The DeltaCorps member will be helping to further the Economic Opportunity Focus Area by coordinating with already dedicated community partner nonprofit agencies to offer financial literacy and healthy homes training in Lonoke, Monroe and Prairie Counties in Central Arkansas. He/She will also share some of that training with the community and coordinate and organize at least 2 community events to promote the dissemination of financial literacy and healthy homes information to the Delta audience. The community partner nonprofit agencies will teach the DeltaCorps member some of the homeowner/financial literacy training (to share with the community), conduct some of the training themselves and participate in events to promote these services. The DeltaCorps member will coordinate with the Central Arkansas Workforce Development Area to promote employment outcomes through Partnerships and Self-Guided Discovery, new programs to be developed by the member. These new programs will be offered in Lonoke, Monroe and Prairie Counties, and should target a total of 428 people in those counties. The program intention is to provide free classes related to financial literacy, health homes and job placement to help elevate persons in poverty through education.