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Development & Special Events VISTA
Junior Achievement is looking for VISTA members in Arkansas to ensure K12 students receive work force skills, financial literacy training and entrepreneurship education to promote social mobility and bring them and their families out of poverty. This is a virtual position located in Arkansas that will connect you with some of the Arkansas' top influencers. Are you looking to build your resume with powerful connections? This opportunity will give you exposure to fundraising and planning special events. Members will establish a stewardship plan, secure revenue and in-kind resources, conduct research on potential donors and foundations, and explore employer company matching programs. Experience with fundraising database platforms and corporate solicitation skills are preferred. This 12 month project beginning April 2022 and ending May 2023. This position may include limited travel within a small regional area. For more information please email Tonya Villines at
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Member Duties : Special Events - Prospecting Research-Resource generation-Implement a campaign- grant submissions- create a marketing plan around Giving Tuesday - Develop event themes for special events - Donor Management - Create a system of development appeals correspondence around special events and secure a class funding- create a special appeal plan
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Education . 
Skills :
Communications ,  Education ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Leadership ,  Recruitment ,  Community Organization ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Writing/Editing ,  Fundraising Database Platforms ,  Public Speaking . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Development & Special Events VISTA

Program Start/End Date
04/11/2022  -   04/10/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ARKANSAS  


Accepting Applications
From  03/29/2022  To  04/11/2022 

Contact Tonya Villines
1 World Ave
Little Rock   AR   72202

Listing ID 100064