Neighborhood Corps

Service location: City Hall

Position Title: Neighborhood Organizer

Position Overview:

The Dayton Neighborhood Corps seeks full-time, part-time and minimum-time community organizers to join its community engagement team. The organizer will work with a staff team charged with implementing a robust community engagement process and community planning effort in support of Americorps program.

The Dayton Neighborhood Corps staff's primary focus is on comprehensive neighborhood revitalization projects which work to transform entire neighborhoods in Dayton. This work is diverse and consists of many activities including: acquisition, demolition and land assembly for new development; community stabilization programs such as resident organizing and community policing; housing programs to support homeownership and new construction to add housing and other amenities to neighborhoods.


Must be over 18 years old. Must be a US citizen or permanent legal resident. Must pass a criminal background check. Background check qualifications include no history of sex offenses, abuse against children and or felony conviction of a murder. Resident of Edgemont, Carillon, Westwood, or Residence Park Preferred.

  • ambitious individual with a desire to work on projects which supports and builds the community they live in
  • “self-starter” who is unafraid to tackle tasks with minimal supervision or direction
  • comfortable working in the construct of a project team; carrying out tasks independently while contributing to the goals of the team as a whole
  • qualified candidates will have a high degree of comfort with the urban community as demonstrated by previous life, volunteer or employment experience
Available Position(s):
  • September 2017- August 2018 Full-time 1700 total hours (approximately 37 hours/week)
  • September 2017- August 2018 Half-time 900 total hours (approximately 20 hours/week)
  • September 2017- April 2018 Minimum-time 300 total hours (approximately 12 hours/week)
  • May 2018- August 2018 Minimum-time 300 total hours (approximately 23 hours/week)

Find Us

Fitz Center for Leadership in Community, Dayton Corps

St. Joseph Hall 435 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 1445