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Northern Illinois Food Bank - Peer to Peer Fundraiser
Along with our 800 network members, including food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, schools, youth and senior sites, the Food Bank provides nutritious food for 71,500 different individuals weekly across 13 counties. Our 7,000 square mile service area stretches our staff to adequately build awareness of the need for hunger relief and engage supporters in every corner. With the help of VISTA team member’s, we will increase support to help us towards our strategic goal of providing 75 million meals by 2020 through volunteering and financial support.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : The Peer to Peer Fundraising VISTA will build capacity for the Food Bank by creating a framework for a successful peer to peer program. He/she will develop a program which engages team captains and provides the tools necessary for them to raise funds and awareness. He/she will also make presentations at corporate and community groups to promote the program and engage their employees. In addition, the VISTA will perform a survey about the current fundraising platform and research other platform options to help the food bank determine if a switch will be needed. Finally, the VISTA will develop and launch a volunteer giving campaign to engage our base of over 30,000 volunteers to donate through a peer to peer campaign. We are seeking applicants with a passion for helping the hungry, strong computer and written communication skills, comfort with public speaking, the ability to work independently and self-motivated. Some travel within our service area may be required.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Health ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Hunger . 
Skills :
Computers/Technology ,  Social Services ,  Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Communications ,  Public Speaking ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing . 
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Northern Illinois Food Bank - Peer to Peer Fundraiser

Program Start/End Date
06/01/2017  -   06/01/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS   Chicago  

Accepting Applications
From  04/03/2017  To  12/31/2017 

Contact Gloria Sanders
273 Dearborn Ct
Geneva   IL   60134
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 72747