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M:STL- Audubon Marketing & Fundraising Specialist VISTA
 
 
 
The mission of The Audubon Center at Riverlands is to connect people to the beauty and significance of the Mississippi River and the Great Rivers confluence, to inspire conservation of the river’s rich diversity in birds, wildlife and other natural resources, and to support healthy, vibrant communities. Opened in 2011, the Audubon Center at Riverlands is one of 41 Audubon Centers in the U.S. We are located in the 3,700-acre Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary on the banks of the Mississippi River near its confluence with the Missouri River. Using science, education, and public engagement, we connect people to the beauty and significance of our Great Rivers and give them the knowledge and tools to help protect these vital and cherished natural resources. Bird conservation is at the core of what we do. But why Birds? Birds are in nearly every ecosystem on the planet. They are pollinators, seed dispersers, predators, and prey. And, within the network of connections that make up an ecosystem, birds are uniquely positioned to act as harbingers of the health of the land. This makes what’s good for birds good for entire ecosystems which includes us humans. Birds evoke wonder and curiosity and therefore serve as inspiration and conduits to understanding ecosystems. We focus on birds because it’s BIGGER than birds. It’s smart conservation for the Great Rivers we love. With your support we can do great things for conservation throughout the confluence corridor of St. Louis!
 
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Member Duties : The Marketing and Fundraising Specialist VISTA member will build the capacity of the Audubon Center at Riverlands through the marketing, fundraising, and Center event efforts to augment and support our organization’s education initiatives. As a result of the VISTA member’s service, more area schools and community members will be aware of and engaged by our school and public programs. Additionally, the VISTA member will work to build financial support for our programs primarily through the development of a new online store platform and event promotions and ticketing, as well as grant research and development. This earned revenue will help to offset the cost of our education programs offered for free to under-resourced schools, including RiverVision Leadership Project and Little Creek Summer Camp.
 
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Housing ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  $150 housing subsidy at select locations ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Children/Youth ,  Environment . 
 
Skills :
Environment ,  Communications ,  General Skills ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Writing/Editing ,  Recruitment ,  Team Work ,  Education . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
M:STL- Audubon Marketing & Fundraising Specialist VISTA

Program Start/End Date
12/07/2020  -   12/06/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MISSOURI  

Accepting Applications
From  09/30/2020  To  11/13/2020 

Contact Michelle Wiegand
301 Riverlands Way
West Alton   MO   63386
636-899-0090
MWiegand@Audubon.org
riverlands.audubon.org/
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 81842


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