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UNI Iowa Nonprofit VISTA, Seed Co
The Iowa Nonprofit VISTA will have a unique opportunity to work with two organizations that will impact the nonprofit sector throughout the state of Iowa. The Iowa Nonprofit Alliance Strengthening Iowa’s nonprofit sector through high-quality and affordable resources for nonprofit leaders and those who serve the sector and works as a unified voice on issues impacting nonprofit organizations and the people those organizations serve. The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance at the University of Northern Iowa is part of a national organization that’s mission is to change the world by making sure that nonprofit organizations have the talented workforce needed to fulfill their missions. The VISTA will support organizational sustainability for the Iowa Nonprofit Alliance. In order to support both INA and NLA the VISTA will plan and implement professional development programming for nonprofit professionals and UNI students to enhance their ability to better serve Iowa’s communities. The VISTA will design strategies and pathways for UNI students to build their knowledge and skills for working in, and volunteering to advance, Iowa’s nonprofit sector and communities. Additionally, they will provide leadership for community service projects for students. This project is part of the Community Corps VISTA Program, operated by Seed Coalition (formerly Iowa & Minnesota Campus Compact). The program strives to eliminate poverty through campus-community partnerships by placing capacity building support in higher education and nonprofit organizations. ***Please also send cover letter and resume to supervisor. Interviews will occur on a rolling basis. Preference given to candidates who apply early.***
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Member Duties : The VISTA member will assist in event planning and management, programming for professional development events, and resource building. Additionally, the VISTA will develop strategies to track program activities conducted by INA, organize meetings with potential funders and support grant writing. In connection with NLA the VISTA will support students in their fundraising strategies, develop pathways for various majors across campus to earn their Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) credential in addition to recruiting and supporting students through the process. The VISTA will oversee student engagement in relation to service projects in connection with community partners. The VISTA will also work to provide training for students around disaster relief.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Non-Profit Management ,  Leadership ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Recruitment ,  Community Organization ,  Writing/Editing ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Public Speaking ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Education . 
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UNI Iowa Nonprofit VISTA, Seed Co

Program Start/End Date
07/15/2024  -   07/14/2025

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations IOWA  

Accepting Applications
From  02/29/2024  To  06/14/2024 

Contact Kristina Kofoot
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls   IA   50614

Listing ID 116866


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