COMMUNITY IMPACT TEAM (CIT) at 16 Tech Innovation District | Powderkeg

ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW
16 Tech Community Corporation, Inc. is the 501c3 leading the physical and
programmatic development of the 16 Tech Innovation District. 16 Tech is Indy's
Innovation District, a 50-acre live-work-innovate community located in downtown
Indianapolis dedicated to world-changing innovation and economic opportunity.

16 Tech Community Corporation is focused on four distinct areas of work:
• Placemaking: Oversee the physical development of the district.
• Marketing: Attract companies, teams, and talent.
• Programming and Culture: Curate services and programs to foster
innovation and to create an inclusive culture.
• Community Initiatives: Engage with and contribute meaningfully to our
neighboring communities.

16 Tech Community Corporation is a proud equal opportunity employer committed
to an inclusive work environment and to building a team that reflects the rich
diversity of our community. People of color, people with disabilities, and people of
diverse sexual orientations, gender expressions, and identities are encouraged to
apply.

POSITION OVERVIEW
The 16 Tech Community Impact Team (CIT) is a group of liaisons who will collaborate
with 16 Tech staff to meaningfully engage surrounding residents. The CIT will actively
connect during six months of the calendar year to identify opportunities for
alignment and positive impact. As bridges between 16 Tech staff and fellow
neighbors, the CIT will listen in civic meetings and other gatherings for how 16 Tech
might purposefully engage locally. This exchange of information will help shape
community outreach initiatives in the 16 Tech Innovation District.

RESPONSIBILITIES & EXPECTATIONS
• Serve as a key point of connection for fellow neighborhood residents and 16
Tech Community Corporation.
• Promote Innovation District and neighborhood opportunities including but not
limited to events, programming, sponsorships, grantmaking, and workforce
development.
• Develop a working knowledge of the social and physical conditions of
surrounding neighborhoods with aim to highlight assets and opportunities.
• Regularly attend assigned community meetings to document local interests
and concerns.
• Submit biweekly reports detailing activities and attendance.
• Meet monthly with 16 Tech staff to discuss engagement ideas, to exchange
information obtained in civic encounters, and to develop professionally.
• Support other relevant projects as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & ABILITIES
• Be 18 years of age or older.
• Have 15-20 hours of monthly availability.
• Live in the Near Northwest, Near West, or Indiana Avenue geographic areas
surrounding 16 Tech.
• Have an outgoing personality and the willingness to work with people from a
variety of backgrounds.
• Communicate effectively with neighbors and 16 Tech staff (bilingual
applicants are highly encouraged to apply).
• Commit to canvassing during warm months to learn about community
members and the physical aspects of their neighborhoods.
• Have a flexible work style that accommodates collaboration and
independence as appropriate.
• Maintain access to the internet and digital applications such as Zoom,
Microsoft Office, and Google Workspace.

COMPENSATION
The Community Impact Team will consist of part-time independent contractors with
16 Tech Community Corporation. Each team member will receive a monthly stipend
of $500 during their contracted months of service as well as a 1099 form for tax filing.

DETAILS
To apply for the Community Impact Team, please submit an online application no
later than Wednesday, April 17, 2024.

Interviews will take place on a rolling basis beginning Monday, April 29, 2024.
Candidates will be asked to give a 5-minute overview of their neighborhood,
highlighting the things they want people in 16 Tech to know about their area of
residence.

16 Tech Community Corporation and related entities are Equal Employment
Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. Qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status,
protected veteran status, or disability status.

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