Community Works Rhode Island (CWRI) is a community development corporation in Providence, RI that creates opportunities within the neighborhoods it serves for people to live in affordable and healthy homes, to improve their lives and to strengthen their communities. The goal is to transform underserved neighborhoods to be more sustainable.
CWRI provides a comprehensive approach to neighborhood stabilization through investment in mixed-income housing, commercial and community space; facilitation of infrastructure, greenspace and streetscape improvements; sustainable management of its asset portfolio; community building and organizing; and homeownership training, foreclosure counseling, and financial literacy classes.
Community Works Rhode Island, in partnership with Rhode Island LISC, is seeking a full-time AmeriCorps member to serve as a Housing Education and Counseling Associate. The member serving in this capacity will be responsible for assisting CWRI’s Homeownership Counselor to meet the needs of families threatened by foreclosure or wishing to become homeowners for the first time. To learn more about this exiting opportunity, please visit the Job Postings section of our website.