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2022-2023 Fundraising VISTA
 
 
 
This Fundraising VISTA will be hosted by HOPE Fair Housing Center located in Wheaton, IL. HOPE Fair Housing Center is a part of the Housing Action AmeriCorps Network, an AmeriCorps VISTA program managed by Housing Action Illinois since 2010. As such, this position will receive customized training, support, guidance, and networking opportunities, in addition to the traditional opportunities for AmeriCorps VISTA positions. Learn more about the program on Housing Action’s website: housingactionil.org/americorps/ HOPE Fair Housing center is the oldest and largest fair housing center in the state of Illinois. Founded in 1968, HOPE works to create housing opportunities for all and end housing discrimination. HOPE accomplishes this goal through education, outreach, enforcement, Training and advocacy. This VISTA member will develop strategic relationships with prospective donors and corporate leaders throughout the state. The VISTA member will also engage with current HOPE donors, with the end goal of inviting them to increase their annual contribution to HOPE Fair Housing Center. Additionally, the VISTA member will oversee the implementation of HOPE’s donor relations management system to track these key partnerships. This VISTA will collaborate closest with their supervisor, HOPE’s Director of Outreach, Events and Fundraising, and occasionally interact with other staff members. The ideal candidate has a genuine passion for civil rights and housing justice, along with an interest in learning about fair housing. Prior experience with project management or development is beneficial. Experience with donor and or customer relations management experience is beneficial. Experience speaking in another language, such as Spanish, is also strongly preferred.
 
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Member Duties : Collaborate with staff to expand and develop a solid donor base -Plan and execute a plan for #GivingTuesday campaign -Plan, develop and edit content to communicate our work to the public -Develop donor supporter program materials for print and digital formats -Research and produce summaries of potential funding sources for HOPE Fair Housing
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Supplemental benefits of 150/month ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Housing ,  Ex-Offender Reentry ,  Homelessness . 
 
Skills :
Non-Profit Management ,  Education ,  Public Speaking ,  Community Organization ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Recruitment ,  Social Services ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
2022-2023 Fundraising VISTA

Program Start/End Date
08/29/2022  -   08/28/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  03/15/2022  To  08/12/2022 

Contact Jeremy Cowart
202 W Willow Ave
Wheaton   IL   60187
(312) 939-6074

Listing ID 110321


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