Dutchtown Community Corporation Green Social Enterprise VISTA - Summer Associate


The Green Social Enterprise Summer Associate member will build the capacity of DSCC by supporting the piloting of a green social enterprise in our neighborhoods that directly impact low income residents in South St. Louis City, specifically in Dutchtown, Gravois Park, Marine Villa and Mt. Pleasant. As a result of the Summer Associate member’s service more residents will become environmentally engaged in recycling efforts and at least one new social enterprise model will be piloted to support sustainable programming in our community and divert waste from streets, alleys, and landfills to other community development activities. Increased neighborhood stability through waste diversion is essential to decreasing the poverty level in the neighborhood. There are currently 4 VISTA opportunities to serve in this position.

Dutchtown South Community Corporation is advancing neighborhood vitality through community empowerment, housing stabilization and real estate development. The vibrant South St. Louis neighborhoods of Dutchtown, Gravois Park, Marine Villa, and Mt. Pleasant : (1) advance in accordance with a vision set forth by, and pursuant to, their empowered and active residents; and (2) offer high-quality, safe, stable, and diverse housing opportunities for all.