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2022 Fundraising Summer Associate
Centro Romero is a community-based organization that has been serving the low-income Latino immigrant and refugee community on the northeast side of Chicago for 36 years. The project will enable us to provide enhanced direct services to these low-income clients with housing needs in our public benefits program with the additional funds raised by the Summer Associate. The Summer Fundraising Associate is responsible for obtaining silent auction items for our virtual major fundraising event, coordinate raffle ticket sales, online ticket purchasing; outreach to business from past year’s events and seek out new ones as well; seek out new markets for ticket sales, follow up on potential attendees, and with the assistance of the creative coordinator, produce a summary of results of the Summer Associate’s efforts. This position is a part of the Housing Action AmeriCorps Network, which is 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 at Housing Action’s website.
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Member Duties : Fundraising: Coordinates the major fundraising event; Develops specific fundraising strategies and campaigns; Creates unique ideas for future events. Marketing: Keeps branding on-track with use of all media and staffing expectations; Implements marketing plans and materials for campaigns and events. Data Entry: Updates/maintains items for silent auction database; Produce lists for mailings and emails; Merge lists with documents (e-letters, labels, etc.)
Program Benefits : Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  Computers/Technology ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Communications ,  General Skills . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

2022 Fundraising Summer Associate

Program Start/End Date
06/06/2022  -   08/14/2022

Work Schedule Summer

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS   Chicago  


Accepting Applications
From  03/01/2022  To  06/05/2022 

Contact AmeriCorps Leader
6216 N Clark St
Chicago   IL   60660

Listing ID 110508