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NAMI SW IA Development Director VISTA
NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI works to educate, advocate, listen and lead to improve the lives of people with mental illness and their loved ones. NAMI Southwest Iowa, one of Iowa’s newest affiliates of NAMI and NAMI Iowa, serves nine counties in Southwest Iowa. The organization is seeking an AmeriCorps VISTA member to assist with volunteer and fundraising capacity projects. NAMI Southwest Iowa envisions a world where all people affected by mental illness live healthy, fulfilling lives supported by a community that cares. This vision includes expanding volunteer leadership capacity of programs to reach all nine counties of our service area while increasing fundraising capacity to sustain those programs. This position will be located in SW Iowa (Neola, IA). Member may reside in any of the 9 counties served by the area, which are Cass, Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Monona, Montgomery, Page, Pottawattamie, and Shelby.
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Member Duties : The AmeriCorps VISTA member be a vital team member to help NAMI Southwest Iowa expand its reach to every corner of our nine-county region. Primary duties will include: 1. Develop and implement engaging volunteer leader recruitment strategies for our signature programs. 2. Research grant opportunities, develop a grant plan, and assist with writing grant applications to support program and operating expenses. 3. Explore additional fundraising opportunities and develop a fundraising event schedule to assist in building fundraising capacity.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Veterans ,  Health ,  Children/Youth ,  Homelessness ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Computers/Technology . 
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NAMI SW IA Development Director VISTA

Program Start/End Date
08/30/2021  -   08/29/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations IOWA  

Accepting Applications
From  05/03/2021  To  08/03/2021 

Contact Mikala Williams-Yee
1963 Bell Ave
Des Moines   IA   50315

Listing ID 103727