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Cornerstone- Volunteers of America- Resource Dev (Dallas)
Volunteers of America (VOATX) is a faith based, non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals, families and communities reach their full spiritual, emotional and physical potential and wellbeing through a vast array of services that target the elderly, the intellectually disabled, those striving to overcome substance abuse, and those transitioning from correctional centers. With a history of nearly 100 years of service in the state, VOATX has a proven track record of compassionately serving, and meeting the needs of, some of Texas’ most vulnerable residents, including: at-risk youth; the elderly; individuals suffering from cognitive and developmental disabilities; individuals recovering from alcohol and substance abuse; former inmates; homeless men women and children; and veterans. VOATX's resource development VISTA members will develop sustainable systems that will help us better serve our clients and donors. Projects include developing a system to gather and share client stories in a meaningful and thoughtful way so that other may understand the impact of our programs; assisting with grant proposals for our evidence-based programs; continuing the development of processes and systems that help us better track and steward donors and analyze donor information for more strategic outreach; and assisting in the Hope for the Holidays Giving Campaign to ensure that individuals in our programs receive gifts for the holidays. Serving with VOATX, you will enjoy the opportunity to promote the culture of service within our communities, our programs, our clients and staff. Working closely with clients, colleagues and community members, you will serve to plan program tours; cultivate donors; support funding requests; develop strategic relationships; represent VOATX in the community; and enhance the services provided to our clients. This is a great opportunity to embrace your passion for service while also gaining valuable experience within the non-profit community.
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Member Duties : Assist in the development of a storytelling system to help articulate the organization’s impact; Utilize existing templates to draft grant proposals; Develop strategic partnerships with key organizations and community members to ensure support for our programs; Organize donor program tours and luncheons; Track and ensure that all donor cultivation and stewardship plans have been implemented and completed; Assist with a holiday giving drive to secure donated gifts for individuals in our programs; Attend community events to represent VOA Texas; Assist in the donor tracking process to ensure proper recording of donor activities. All applicants must submit a VISTA application, cover letter, resume, & VOATX volunteer application; pass a background, motor vehicle, & drug screening; & provide their own reliable transportation & proof of insurance. Position is at 2906 Swiss Ave, Dallas, TX, 75206. Pay is $983/month before taxes. Contact for more info.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Service Areas :
Technology ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Housing ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Communications ,  Recruitment ,  General Skills ,  Community Organization ,  Computers/Technology ,  Writing/Editing ,  Graphic Design, Social Media ,  Public Speaking . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Cornerstone- Volunteers of America- Resource Dev (Dallas)

Program Start/End Date
02/10/2014  -   02/13/2015

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS   Dallas/Ft. Worth  

English/Spanish preferred

Accepting Applications
From  10/29/2013  To  12/27/2013 

Contact Misty Pegue
3500 Noble Ave
Fort Worth   TX   76111
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 32975