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Grace Hill - Development and Fundraising VISTA
 
 
 
The mission of Grace Hill Settlement House is to provide opportunities for individuals, families, and communities to become stronger, healthier, and more self-reliant. Founded in 1903 with roots in the Settlement House tradition, Grace Hill believes that every child deserves an excellent, enriching education; that every family deserves the opportunity to become self-reliant; and every community deserves an opportunity to thrive. A leader among non-profits in St. Louis, Grace Hill operates three early childhood education centers and two community centers in north and south St. Louis City, serving more than 3,600 individuals and families each year. Grace Hill is seeking an AmeriCorps VISTA to build the agency’s capacity in the area of fundraising and development. The VISTA member will be responsible for developing and writing 15-20 grant proposals annually, designing a strategic fundraising plan, managing a calendar of grant deadlines and prospects, and conducting ongoing research on prospects/funders. In addition, the VISTA member will collaborate with fundraising and marketing staff to design and execute special events, develop agency communications/marketing tools. This position will equip the AmeriCorps VISTA member to tackle a variety of tasks in the future – including major gifts and non-profit leadership. Skills and Abilities: •Strong sense of cultural competency and a desire to work in diverse, urban neighborhoods. •Excellent written communication skills. •Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently to complete tasks. •Impeccable customer service orientation. •Demonstrated ability to work on teams and strong interpersonal skills. •Strong computer skills including the use of word processing, spreadsheet, database and e-mail software. Willingness to learn new database systems, including donor software. •Exceptional organizational skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines.
 
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Member Duties : Grace Hill Settlement House is seeking an AmeriCorps VISTA member to build the agency’s capacity in the area of fundraising and development. The VISTA member will be responsible for developing and writing 15-20 grant proposals annually, designing a strategic fundraising plan, managing a calendar of grant deadlines and prospects, and conducting ongoing research on prospects/funders. In addition, the VISTA member will collaborate with fundraising and marketing staff to design and execute special events, develop agency communications/marketing tools. This position will equip the AmeriCorps VISTA member to tackle a variety of tasks in the future – including major gifts and non-profit leadership.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Phone and Mileage Reimbursement ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Education ,  Housing ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  Social Services ,  Public Speaking ,  Team Work ,  Non-Profit Management . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Grace Hill - Development and Fundraising VISTA

Program Start/End Date
01/22/2017  -   01/20/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MISSOURI  

Accepting Applications
From  01/04/2017  To  04/30/2017 

Contact Onalee Yousey
2600 Hadley St
Saint Louis   MO   63106
314-584-6877
oyousey@gracehillsettlement.org
www.gracehillsettlement.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 70963


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