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Development & Communications VISTA - Houston, TX
 
 
 
MCH operates on a budget that is funded totally by donations from many sources. It also relies on many volunteers to help staff the numerous programs and ministries we offer. As such there is a great need for the organization to have a robust communications, relationship management and fundraising system to ensure sustainability and to position itself for future expansion. As a VISTA you will play a vital role with one or more staff or other VISTA team members in developing and implementing systems to build capacity. As a Development and Communications VISTA you will: • Research potential new grants, donors and organizations whose funding objectives align with MCH’s mission and vision, create and maintain database • Assist in the preparation and tracking of grant inquiries and full proposals • Assist in the design and implementation of systems and procedures for the optimization of grant, donor recruitment and fundraising initiatives • Research and help implement best practices for non-profit fundraising and marketing strategies using email and social media platforms • Create, implement and update social media, email and website content for use in routine communications to churches, donors and volunteers • Design marketing materials and oversee associated production and distribution • Coordinate certain aspects of fundraising events and plans as directed • Assist staff with other tasks as needed as a member of the MCH team
 
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Member Duties : • Research potential new grants, donors and organizations whose funding objectives align with MCH’s mission and vision, create and maintain database • Assist in the preparation and tracking of grant inquiries and full proposals • Assist in the design and implementation of systems and procedures for the optimization of grant, donor recruitment and fundraising initiatives • Research and help implement best practices for non-profit fundraising and marketing strategies using email and social media platforms • Create, implement and update social media, email and website content for use in routine communications to churches, donors and volunteers • Design marketing materials and oversee associated production and distribution • Coordinate certain aspects of fundraising events and plans as directed • Assist staff with other tasks as needed as a member of the MCH team
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
 
*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 . 
 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Leadership ,  General Skills ,  Public Speaking ,  Team Work ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Writing/Editing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Development & Communications VISTA - Houston, TX

Program Start/End Date
01/19/2021  -   01/18/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS   Houston/Galveston  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  11/11/2020  To  01/19/2021 

Contact Alyssa Carter
N/A
Houston   TX   77009
7132270304
info@missioncenters.org
http://missioncenters.org/
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 92129


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