Fundraising and Communications VISTACompany: Rhode Island for Community & Justice
Date Posted: November 9, 2017
RICJ Fundraising and Communications VISTA
The AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) is a federal program funded through the Corporation for National and Community Service. VISTA is essentially the domestic version of the Peace Corps. VISTA members serve a year (and may sign up for additional years) with the charge of building the capacity of organizations to address issues related to poverty in a myriad of ways, depending on the needs of the community.
Information about Rhode Island for Community & Justice (RICJ) is available online at www.ricj.org.
Duties : The Fundraising and Communications VISTA will build RICJ's capacity to raise funds allowing youth to participate in our leadership and empowerment programs; programs that prevent juvenile incarceration; and programs that promote understanding, respect and diversity. Teaming with the Executive Director, staff and board, the VISTA will: *Raise the profile of RICJ by creatively expanding outreach through traditional and social media, telling success stories of program participants; *Create and implement a social media plan for online giving; *Improve our media and donor databases with outreach to show the value of investing in our programs; *Convene a team to improve and implement our annual fundraising plan; *Research funding opportunities and seek funds through grants, corporate sponsorships, donations and events; *Acknowledge and track donors; *Interact with participating youth, community and alumni, telling stories of the programs' effects on lives and futures.
Program Benefits: Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend, Relocation Allowance, Childcare assistance if eligible, Training, Health Coverage*, Living Allowance. *For details on AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, visit: http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare.
Terms : Permits working at another job during off hours, Permits attendance at school during off hours.
Apply: Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or to apply online through the VISTA website, click: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/publicRequestSearch.do