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Up2Us Sports Mid-Atlantic Development Associate
Established in 2010, Up2Us Sports is a national non-profit dedicated to inspiring youth to achieve their potential by providing them with coaches trained in positive youth development. The organization does this by identifying, training and supporting coaches who bring sports-based youth development to the most underserved communities. Up2Us Sports’ research, training and on-the-ground initiatives empower sports programs across the country to become a united force for meaningful change. To date, Up2Us Sports has reached over 300,000 youth by placing nearly 2,200 coaches in underserved urban communities. Up2Us Sports is headquartered in New York City with regional offices in Chicago, Miami, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Washington DC, and Seattle. The Mid-Atlantic Development VISTA will be based in Philadelphia, supporting development efforts in Philadelphia, Baltimore, and DC. The Development Associate will be a key part of the Mid-Atlantic team, working closely with the Mid-Atlantic Regional Director and the national development team, assessing potential donors, stewarding existing donors, and researching the need for Up2Us Sports services throughout the Mid-Atlantic area. If you're interested in a future in nonprofits, this is an excellent position for you. Qualified candidates will have a bachelor's degree, a passion for the mission of Up2Us Sports, and previous volunteer experience. The candidate will be an organized self-starter, work well under pressure and in a flexible yet fast-paced environment, be a fantastic writer, and have a curiosity for learning about development. The position is a one-year contract (with potential to renew for a second year) and starts mid-August 2017. For more information about Up2Us Sports, visit
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Member Duties : This VISTA will be a part of the 2017-18 Up2Us Sports VISTA cohort of 25 members. The Development Associate will build capacity of the Up2Us Sports Mid-Atlantic and development teams by creating and improving systems that can continue to be implemented in future years. He/she will provide grant-writing support for regional fundraising, assist with regional/national prospecting, and assist in building systems for collaboration between the development, finance and monitoring and evaluation teams. Duties include: - Researching potential funders/donors - Assisting in stewardship/cultivation of donors - Researching community needs for grants - Helping to develop general development systems to strengthen the activities of the Mid-Atlantic development team.
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Health . 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  General Skills ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Youth Development ,  Computers/Technology ,  Communications . 
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Up2Us Sports Mid-Atlantic Development Associate

Program Start/End Date
08/04/2017  -   08/03/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations PENNSYLVANIA   Philadelphia/Wilmington/Atlantic City  

Accepting Applications
From  05/04/2017  To  06/22/2017 

Contact Claire Perry
3890 N 10th St
Philadelphia   PA   19140
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 74080