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We are dedicated to working with residents to improve their quality of life. If you’re ready to make a difference, browse our openings and send a cover letter and your resume to Shawn Ryba at Please submit cover letter, resume and three references for the Community Builder position by June 30th, 2017.

Positions Available

  • Serves as liaison between South of Downtown Community Development Organization and Lincoln neighborhoods. The Community Builder will work with community members to plan, formulate, coordinate and implement neighborhood revitalization strategies to achieve neighborhood, CDO, and City objectives, with primary responsibility for community development.

    We need a candidate with great people skills. Must be planning and results-oriented for this new position. Position will work as a “street team” member with staff, community partners, neighborhood residents, business representatives and community groups. Duties include door-to-door canvassing, neighborhood asset mapping, leadership development, community event/project coordination and neighborhood group support. Will be expected to demonstrate effective recruitment, problem-solving, and consensus building skills with diverse groups.

    This organizer position is part of a three-organization initiative, called Collective Impact Lincoln. The partners for this effort include Nebraskans for Civic Reform, South of Downtown Community Development Organization and Nebraska Appleseed. By submitting an application, all applicants for this organizer position consent to the sharing of their application information with all three of the aforementioned organizations.

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