East Liberty Development, Inc.(ELDI) (http://eastlibertypost.com/ ) is a non-profit community development corporation (CDC) whose mission is to foster the revitalization of East Liberty, a neighborhood located in the East End of Pittsburgh. ELDI works to increase business and residential development, promote public safety, improve public spaces and create a positive image for East Liberty.
East Liberty Development, Inc. is partnering with the SCA to take on a Sustainable Community Fellow. This Green Cities Corps member will assist the Sustainable Policy Coordinator, Planning Coordinator, and Community Outreach Coordinator with sustainable projects in East Liberty.
The Sustainable Community Fellow will be responsible for:
- Volunteer driven tree plantings in strategic locations in East Liberty (intern will be project manager)
- Community garden planning and implementation
- Storm water initiatives
- Pedestrian safety design project
- Marketing green projects to various East Liberty stakeholders
- New technology research for heating and cooling new projects (solar and geothermal)
- Job tasks also include project planning, team coordination, assisting with fundraising applications
(through grant research), budget coordination, and managing design teams