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CAFI Resource Development AmeriCorps VISTA
 
 
 
CAFI Agency Capacity Building VISTA Program supports effective initiatives that help CAFI address poverty and access to the resources within this services area. Also, VISTA will complement our efforts to alleviate poverty by engaging volunteers and community members and greatly expanding our fundraising and financial capacity. Community Action For Improvement, Inc. (CAFI) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1966 and headquartered in LaGrange, Georgia. The agency has provided services to low-income families or individuals including those experiencing homelessness or who are at-risk of homelessness for over 50 years, serving a five-county service area in Georgia. Counties served are Carroll, Coweta, Heard, Meriwether, and Troup. CAFI's mission is to build sustainable communities with partners by providing services and resources utilizing the “whole family” approach with low-income households to help reduce the burdens of poverty. CAFI provides service connection, Early Head Start & Head Start, Weatherization, Low-Income Energy Assistance Program, Low-Income Home Water Assistance Program, and Housing Stability Program to Georgia residents seeking a hand-up, not a hand-out. CAFI has strategically provided services in community education, advocacy, and direct services to more than one million individuals. The agency has strived to offer programs and services that empower the community and citizens within its five-county service area to become self-sufficient and emerge from economic despair.
 
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Member Duties : The Resource Development VISTA will help CAFI improve our sustainability. This person will write grants (local foundation grants or mini-grants) and host two agency-wide fundraising events. In addition, this person will maintain CAFI's donor database and relationship. By helping to identify potential funders, the VISTA will enable CAFI to diversify revenue and increase our budget so that we can serve more people in the region.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
 
*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 :
Community Outreach ,  Veterans ,  Housing ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Non-Profit Management ,  Writing/Editing ,  Public Speaking ,  Social Services ,  Computers/Technology ,  General Skills ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Urban Planning ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
CAFI Resource Development AmeriCorps VISTA

Program Start/End Date
10/24/2022  -   10/23/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations GEORGIA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  07/18/2022  To  12/31/2022 

Contact Terisa Buchanan
1380 Lafayette Pkwy
LaGrange   GA   30241
7068842651
tliang@cafi-ga.org
www.cafi-ga.org

Listing ID 92590


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