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Fund Development Coordinator VISTA Year 1
 
 
 
The VISTA member will work to alleviate poverty by researching and pursuing funding that will serve to benefit our members through providing resources to the organization. In addition, the VISTA will increase our visibility in the community leading to increased funding and community partnership opportunities to help our members gain access to employment, housing and other resources, increasing their self-sufficiency and reducing the odds of recidivism. Successful applicants will have passion for the VISTA experience, effective written and verbal communication skills, experience working in nonprofits or public agencies, excellent organizational and creative problem-solving capabilities, emotional intelligence, and project and time management skills. This position requires collaboration, flexibility, and adaptability. ***To be eligible for this position, candidates must commit to serve full-time for one year with Re-Entry Solutions.*** Re-Entry Solutions’ mission is to work with existing community resources while developing new opportunities to break the cycle of return to incarceration. The VISTA will work closely with the Workforce Development Coordinator to increase available funding needed to continue the work of helping ex-offenders access employment, services, and educational opportunities in the seven parishes included in our service area. The VISTA member will serve as part of a cohort of VISTA members working to provide second chances in Central Louisiana.
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA will raise the profile of the Re-Entry Solutions organization which builds sustainable partnerships between local employers, local institutions of higher education, the community and the surrounding parishes to increase charitable contributions and improve donor relations throughout Allen, Avoyelles, Catahoula, Evangeline, Grant, Lasalle, Natchitoches, Rapides and Vernon parishes to fund services offered to adults recently released from incarceration. To develop a plan for funding stability and growth which will serve to enhance and maintain the organization's goals and objectives. Additional funding opportunities will be pursued and acquired through local, state, regional and national foundations both public and private, federal, state, and local government, civic groups, and businesses.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Bus Pass ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Homelessness ,  Community Outreach ,  Ex-Offender Reentry ,  Housing . 
 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Public Speaking ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Team Work ,  Leadership ,  General Skills ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Conflict Resolution . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Fund Development Coordinator VISTA Year 1

Program Start/End Date
01/18/2022  -   01/18/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations LOUISIANA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  12/01/2021  To  12/23/2021 

Contact Stacey West
1617 Branch St
Alexandria   LA   71301
3184430189
Swest@reentrysolutions.org
www.reentrysolutions.org

Listing ID 101020


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