Bad River Housing Authority

Contact Information

PO Box 57
Odanah, WI 54861 - 0057
(715) 682-2271 1677
AmeriCorps Indian Tribes FY 2014

Executive Summary

The Bad River Housing Authority will have two (2) AmeriCorps members who will:

1. Birch Hill Community House Initiative: Build the capacity of the program through the development of a volunteer recruitment/incentive program. Develop recruitment and incentive program materials, policies, and management tools. Recruit, train, supervise and develop partnerships with local organizations and businesses. Train staff members in the management of volunteers, develop programming, and seek funding.

2. Bad River Housing Authority Planner/Grant Writer: Develop a long term (5-20 years) community land use/housing Development Plan.

Located in Odanah, WI on the Bad River Tribe of Lake Superior Chippewa Reservation. At the end of the 1st program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for

1. Establishing and kicking off a standardized volunteer program at the Birch Hill Community House.

2. Assessment base for a long term land use/housing plan for BRHA

This program will focus on the CNCS focus area of Economic Opportunity. The CNCS investment of $41,607 will be matched with $13,141.

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