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Louisville Grows Development Coordinator VISTA
 
 
 
Louisville Grows, founded in 2009, is an environmental 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to Grow Greener, Healthier Neighborhoods. Our vision is to foster green, just and sustainable neighborhoods in Louisville. Healthy House is the headquarters for Louisville Grows located in the historic Portland neighborhood. In addition to being our office, Healthy House is an engaging community space that connects the neighborhoods we serve to various opportunities provided by our community partners. We seek to be a leading nonprofit in advocating for health equity through the environmental platforms of urban forestry and urban agriculture. Louisville Grows' neighborhood-based urban forestry program focuses on restoring the urban tree canopy with a goal of planting 1000 trees each year. The main focus of our urban agriculture program is to build capacity in community gardens by providing technical assistance, education and infrastructure by offering community garden grants. Louisville Grows is dedicated to restoring the urban tree canopy and providing environmental education opportunities that will lead to ending health disparities in our community.
 
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Member Duties : The Development Coordinator will be an essential member of the team for our environmental nonprofit. This person will engage with Friends of Louisville Grows’ members and maintain membership promotions. Collaborating closely with the Executive Director and a professional grant writer this person will create new and expand current grant and fundraising opportunities that help to build a sustainable fundraising plan and raise operating funds to support the urban forestry, urban agriculture and environmental education programs. This position requires database management skills and an attention to administrative detail. This is an exciting opportunity to learn the ins and outs of nonprofit fund development by identifying and developing best fundraising practices, supporting donor cultivation and stewardship, and researching potential grant/funding opportunities.
 
Program Benefits : cell phone and mileage reimbursements ursement ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Environment ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Health . 
 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Writing/Editing ,  Team Work ,  Leadership ,  Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Communications ,  Environment ,  Public Health ,  Computers/Technology . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Louisville Grows Development Coordinator VISTA

Program Start/End Date
08/30/2021  -   08/29/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations KENTUCKY  

Accepting Applications
From  05/05/2021  To  08/03/2021 

Contact Lisa Dettlinger
1641 Portland Ave
Louisville   KY   40203
5029054342
programs@louisvillegrows.org
www.louisvillegrows.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 89950


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