Hear two success stories from our incredible youth program: This summer our students started their own micro businesses as part of our summer learning initiative. During this program sponsored by the United Way of Rhode Island, there was one student in particular that shined extra bright this summer. At the start of the program, Anthony… Read more ⇒
Position Type: Summer Learning Coordinator Evaluation Schedule: Twice a Year Compensation Range: $18-20 an hour Hours: 15 hours per week in summer; School year hours vary Reports To: Education Program Manager Subject to Background Check: Yes Business Line: Community Engagement Function of Business Line: This business line offers a variety of programs and services to… Read more ⇒
Today is your lucky day. The College Ready Community program at NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley is seeking two new dynamic educators to join the teaching team. If you are an educator or know of an educator, please consider applying to work with our K-12 students in Woonsocket or North Smithfield. Position Description Teacher/ Teacher’s Assistant… Read more ⇒
NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley, a community development corporation serving Northern RI, seeks six outstanding individuals to provide a summer of service through AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America). Our AmeriCorps VISTA’s will function as a core part of our staff, devoted to bringing low-income individuals and communities out of poverty. Ideal candidates will have initiative be dedicated… Read more ⇒
Be sure to get your tickets for our NWBRV 30th Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, June 9th at our newly completed building at 40 South Main in downtown Woonsocket! Click here for more info and tickets!
NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley (NWBRV) and Riverzedge Arts celebrate the unveiling of the Mason Street Trestle Gateway Project with those who love the Fairmount neighborhood of Woonsocket. Gateway Project: Celebrating Culture Through Art & Design The Mason St. Trestle is a key gateway into the Fairmount neighborhood and it is where trash, neglect and graffiti have amassed… Read more ⇒
BrightStars awarded the Art Center‘s K-5 youth programming with 4 stars! BrightStars Standards The star-based system assesses and communicates a level of quality for youth programming. Schools and school-age programs, like NWBRV’s are eligible to apply for the rating and all programs participating in the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) are mandated to apply… Read more ⇒
Opal® is known as the apple with a purpose and is distributing up to $150,000 in grants to charities through its Youth Make a Difference Initiative. The Opal Apple Youth Make a Difference award grants to youth-based initiatives serving their communities in the U.S. where youth, ages 6 – 25, take leadership roles in the… Read more ⇒