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We’re excited to announce that Bridgeport Charter Township has an open fellowship position for 2021-22! Our fellow will work with our team for 15 months on projects that strengthen ties between our residents and ultimately improve the quality of life in Bridgeport Charter Township. Fellows play a vital role by adding more capacity to our programs so we can accomplish all the goals we’ve set as a community. Our fellow will lead development of a Township-wide Capital Improvement Plan, a community re-branding and marketing strategy, various zoning text amendments, and a comprehensive code enforcement and blight removal strategy.

This fellowship is managed by the Community Economic Development Association of Michigan (CEDAM), with support from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC). CEDAM is a coalition of leaders across Michigan’s community development sector that work to create vibrant, inclusive spaces for all people to live and work. Through programs, advocacy, and other resources, CEDAM promotes community development and equity.

This is a full-time, salaried 15-month position beginning October 2021. The deadline to apply is July 26 – see the full job description and steps for how to apply here: http://cedamichigan.org/fellowship/

In addition, a more comprehensive description of the projects that Bridgeport’s Fellow will work on is available here (page 6): http://cedamichigan.org/wp-content/files/Community-Info-for-Fellow-Recruitment.docx.pdf