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Fund Development Coordinator VISTA
The VISTA member will work to alleviate poverty by researching and pursuing funding that will serve to benefit our members by 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 serving 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 and entire team 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 Avoyelles, Catahoula, Grant, Lasalle, Natchitoches, and Rapides parishes to fund services offered to adults recently released from incarceration. The position will 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 : Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Bus Pass ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Terms :
Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Ex-Offender Reentry . 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Leadership ,  Computers/Technology ,  Writing/Editing ,  Public Speaking ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Fund Development Coordinator VISTA

Program Start/End Date
01/16/2024  -   01/14/2025

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations LOUISIANA  


Accepting Applications
From  11/27/2023  To  12/22/2023 

Contact Sandra Christophe
1617 Branch St
Alexandria   LA   71301

Listing ID 101020


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