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Chicago HOPES for Kids 2022-2023 Development Coordinator
Chicago HOPES for Kids is seeking a VISTA member who is interested in supporting students experiencing homelessness by creating and expanding programs designed to empower our students and families holistically. The goal of our project is threefold: 1.)To expand the Chicago HOPES for Kids academic and enrichment program to additional shelters in Chicago. 2.) To strengthen and further develop the structure and components of our existing program. 3.)To create a sustainable model for community outreach and diversify our volunteer opportunities. The VISTA Development Coordinator service goal is to build organizational capacity to raise funds and awareness, as well as promote engagement with development throughout the organization. The coordinator will build relationships with grant funders, social service agencies, corporate donors, and individuals to source new funding opportunities and assist with all aspects of nonprofit development such as events, the annual report, and annual fundraising appeal. The coordinator will work cross-functionally with other VISTA members and engage with team members across the organization to source success stories and data for grants, appeals, and social media posts, and support the Development Manager as requested.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : The VISTA Development Coordinator will: Coordinate with VISTA team to complete monthly newsletters; Regularly update HOPES website (web design knowledge not required); Assist with writing grants and appeal letters as requested; Lead one fundraising or in-kind donation campaign with VISTA team totaling $10,000+; Promptly acknowledge monetary and in-kind donations though letters and email; Create presentation for annual Partner Appreciation Event; Regularly update promotional materials such as trifold brochures, media kit, and swag; Assist with marketing and recruitment for Chicago Marathon team; Assist with social media content creation; Assist with data management in donor CRM, FlipCause; Draft 2022 Annual Report written elements and design; Manage Seeds of HOPE Gala silent auction solicitation and presentation; Build capacity of organization by offering new ideas to streamline development workflow and networking with new fundraising partners; Other duties as assigned
Program Benefits : Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Homelessness . 
Skills :
Education ,  Writing/Editing ,  Public Speaking ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Recruitment ,  Team Work ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing . 
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Chicago HOPES for Kids 2022-2023 Development Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
01/17/2023  -   01/16/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS   Chicago  


Accepting Applications
From  05/08/2022  To  12/12/2022 

Contact Jen Harden-Finn
688 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago   IL   60642

Listing ID 112034


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