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ManUp Iowa Mentoring VISTA
 
 
 
Are you passionate about serving at-risk male youth and who are serious about addressing community safety and the systematic issues our young men are facing everyday. The VISTA Member will have the opportunity to help the ManUp Iowa Mentoring Program grow and meet a larger need that exists in our community. The VISTA Member for this project will work with our Program Director to launch and grow our organizations fundraising efforts. Allowing our Program to launch new weekly groups and serve youth and schools on our wait list. The majority of the work can be done remotely, and the hours will be flexible. The VISTA Fundraising Coordinator will serve for a period of at minimum one year and focus on the following goals and objectives: 1) Primary focus area will be to further develop the Programs fundraising efforts. Fundraising efforts are currently in its infancy. a) VISTA will focus on gaining corporate partnerships and interact with private donors and volunteers. b) VISTA will support the Programs Director (Zach Smith) with maintaining the agency website and help communicate and engage with current volunteers and donors. c) VISTA will research and write grants that are specific to the work the agency performs. 2) Volunteer Management System: If the VISTA has time to work on a secondary focus area, the organization is currently working on furthering the development of its "Volunteer Management System" which effectively recruits and trains new volunteers in serving the ManUp Iowa Mentoring Program. The VISTA will have the full support of the ManUp Iowa Mentoring Program Director and will have the opportunity to work up to 75% virtually with flexible hours. Candidate must live in the greater Des Moines area. Position open until filled.
 
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Member Duties : Are you ready to make a huge difference? Our community, like so many others across the United States is suffering from a lack of positive male role models for our male youth. When you combine that issue with toxic masculinity and increasing violence and substance abuse, our youth are struggling at reaching adulthood successfully like never before. As a VISTA Member that is passionate about serving at-risk youth and helping your community become a healthier and safer place for us all, this opportunity will allow you to accomplish just that. The VISTA Member will have the opportunity to help the ManUp Iowa Mentoring Program grow and meet a larger need that exists in our community. The VISTA Member for this project will work with our Program Director to launch and grow our organizations fundraising efforts. Allowing our Program to launch new weekly groups and serve youth and schools on our wait list.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Virtual Service Site as defined by VISTA . 
 
 
*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 Outreach ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Youth Development ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Team Work ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Social Services ,  General Skills ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
ManUp Iowa Mentoring VISTA

Program Start/End Date
08/14/2023  -   08/13/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations IOWA  

Accepting Applications
From  04/19/2023  To  07/14/2023 

Contact Zach Smith
PO Box 65575
West Des Moines   IA   50265
515-988-9358
zachsmith@manupiowa.com
www.manupiowa.com

Listing ID 118276


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