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Fundraising & Outreach VISTA Leader- Step Up Savannah
 
 
 
Looking to make a difference? We are looking for an outgoing individual that has the ability to manage multiple responsibilities and understands how to communicate with a variety of different stakeholders. In addition to the work activities described below, the VISTA Leader will assist staff to manage a team of 10-12 VISTAs in Savannah. The VISTA leader will assist with data collection, promotion of VISTA impact/VISTA stories, service day organization, and organizing professional development opportunities. Work activities will include: *Assist in communicating to the community (via social media, web, email and neighborhood outreach) about the programs/resources that Step Up and its partners have to offer. *Assisting staff in conducting research on poverty-related issues *Communicating with and coordinating volunteers for poverty simulations *Work with staff to research and apply for grant opportunities to support programs such as financial education and workforce development *Representing Step Up at resource fairs and community events *Assisting staff with communications related to Neighborhood Leadership Academy *Assisting with ongoing Resident Team meetings and non-profit capacity building meetings *Assisting with planning and coordination Step Up's Annual Meeting. This public meeting serves as the one public meeting of all partners that have committed to poverty reduction. A national speaker is brought in each year which helps to education the public about poverty issues. A vehicle is required for this position.
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA leader will assist staff to manage the VISTA project through data collection, communications, recruitment and training, and service day organization. Other work activities will include: *Assist in communicating to the community about the programs/resources that Step Up and its partners have to offer. *Assisting staff in conducting research on poverty-related issues *Communicating with and coordinating volunteers for poverty simulations *Work with staff to research and apply for grant opportunities to support programs such as financial coaching and education, the Neighborhood Leadership Academy and the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program *Representing Step Up at resource fairs and community events *Assisting staff with communications related to Neighborhood Leadership Academy *Assisting with ongoing Resident Team meetings *Assisting with planning and coordination of Step Up's Annual Meeting (Step Up's largest fundraiser).
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Housing ,  Stipend ,  Housing allowance paid to landlord ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Hunger ,  Health . 
 
Skills :
Social Services ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Public Speaking ,  Recruitment ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Communications ,  Leadership ,  Writing/Editing ,  General Skills ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA Leaders

Program
Fundraising & Outreach VISTA Leader- Step Up Savannah

Program Start/End Date
04/13/2020  -   04/12/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations GEORGIA  

Languages
Spanish a plus!

Accepting Applications
From  01/10/2020  To  03/10/2020 

Contact Alexandra Nicosias-Kopp
428 Bull St
Savannah   GA   31401
9122326747
akopp@stepupsavannah.org
www.stepupsavannah.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 79210


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