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E3:21 Family Rise Together Development Coordinator VISTA
 
 
 
Family Rise Together is looking for a self-motivated VISTA to improve its mission of providing support for fathers and bringing families together. Family Rise Together (FRT) is nonprofit in Duluth, MN guided by the philosophy and teaching of self-determination, personal control, and increased finances. The purpose of FRT is to help strengthen the family unity by engaging fathers in their children’s lives to establish family values, social roles and participation in the community. The work of Family Rise Together serves the most vulnerable members of our community by developing community relationships and empowering families to overcome the challenges of poverty, housing, and recidivism. The Development Coordinator VISTA will be responsible for building the capacity of a fast-growing organization to improve its procedures, marketing and fundraising capabilities. The organization is entering into larger grant partnerships and potential government contracts and this VISTA will be integral to streamlining reporting, fundraising, and grant management. The VISTA will also work with the development of an affordable housing project that will serve vulnerable community members and assist in the creation of safe neighborhoods. The VISTA member will be part of the Ecolibrium3 AmeriCorps VISTA cohort serving in northeastern Minnesota. Although each member is serving in a unique position, all cohort members will participate in VISTA specific activities such as regular cohort meetings, collaborative projects, professional development opportunities, and trainings. Additionally, cohort members will jointly complete one community service project of their cooperative design.
 
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Member Duties : 1. Analyze operations for deficits and gaps of efficiency and look for improvement opportunities to organize services to low-income community members. a. Conduct analysis of existing programs and future projects. b. Develop relationships with FRT community and partners. c. Research nonprofit best practices in concern of housing development. 2. Build the capacity and develop resources for FRT to achieve its mission to support affordable family units. a. Create a grant management system and systems for tracking and reporting. b. Design a fundraising event and campaign for FRT projects 3. Assist in developing marketing and communications to build organizational awareness and program reach to vulnerable community members. a. Develop a marketing and communications plan for FRT programs. b. Market the service and work that the Family Rise Together offers to BIPOC communities and consumers and what it means to the community economically, environmentally and more
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Housing ,  Community Outreach ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Computers/Technology ,  Urban Planning ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Youth Development ,  Leadership ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Architectural Planning ,  Education ,  Community Organization ,  Social Services ,  Communications ,  Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
E3:21 Family Rise Together Development Coordinator VISTA

Program Start/End Date
05/10/2021  -   05/09/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  

Accepting Applications
From  12/01/2020  To  05/30/2021 

Contact Lucas Giese
2014 W Superior St
Duluth   MN   55806
12183361038
lucas@ecolibrium3.org
www.ecolibrium3.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 100357


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