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Willow Center, Inc. Grant Writer/Fundraising Assistant VISTA
 
 
 
Willow Center for Grieving Children provides support to children, teens and their families who are grieving the death of a loved one. The preventive program provides group support coordinated by mental health professionals and trained volunteers to promote the expression of grief and loss; the understanding of death, loss and the process of grief; and decrease feelings of isolation associated with grief. Willow Center is the only organization between Boise and Spokane that is dedicated to serving the needs of grieving children, teens and their families in a free of charge, on-going open ended, support group format. At Willow Center, groups meet twice a month-year-round. The groups meet for an hour. Groups are delineated by age: PreĀ­ school group (3-5 years), Primary group (6-9 years), Intermediate Group (10-13 years), and Teen Group (14-18 years). We also hold a concurrent support group for the adult caregivers/parents of the children that are attending. Groups are coordinated by mental health care professionals and trained facilitators. Upon referral to the center, an intake appointment is scheduled to get information about the child(ren), family, circumstances of the death, and to provide information/details about the program. We also provide a free summer camp every July for those ages 6 - 17 and most recently implemented a free Young Adult Group for 19 - 29 year olds.
 
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Member Duties : The Vista Grant Writer/Fundraising Assistant will launch and sustain a robust fundraising resource operation for Willow Center. In doing so, the VISTA will gain knowledge in mental health resources in the community, research and write grants, participate in the fundraising committee, attend and help manage fundraising activities, maintain a robust grants database and events calendar, and assist with various marketing activities throughout his/her tenure. Additionally, the VISTA will interact with the Board, community members and volunteers to accomplish their objectives.
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Stipend ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit https://americorps.gov/members-volunteers/vista/benefits.
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Public Health ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Leadership ,  Writing/Editing ,  Social Services ,  Communications . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Willow Center, Inc. Grant Writer/Fundraising Assistant VISTA

Program Start/End Date
09/11/2022  -   09/09/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations IDAHO  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  10/03/2022  To  10/31/2022 

Contact Gabriel Iacoboni
1714 G St
Lewiston   ID   83501
2087908648
ed@willow-center.org
www.willow-center.org

Listing ID 115122


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