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Cornerstone-VOATexas-Resource Development VISTA-Dallas
Volunteers of America Texas is a faith-based, nonprofit organization that lifts the most vulnerable in society out of the shadows. We step forward to help individuals find strength, healing & their full potential through services, including: • Addiction treatment, prevention and recovery programs; • Affordable housing for seniors, low-income families & adults with disabilities; • Community re-entry programs from those transitioning from prison; • Housing and support for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities; • A continuum of support services to assist our clients and address the needs of the whole person. With locations in more than 30 urban and rural communities, we’ve been making a difference for those who need the most help in Texas for close to 100 years. VOA Texas VISTA members will develop sustainable systems that will help us better serve our clients and donors. Projects include developing a system to gather & 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 & systems that help us better track & steward donors & analyze donor information for more strategic outreach; and assisting in the Hope for the Holidays Giving Campaign & other special events. Serving with VOA Texas, VISTA members will enjoy the opportunity to promote the culture of service within our communities, our programs, our clients and staff. Working closely with clients, colleagues & community members, VISTA members will serve to plan program tours; cultivate donors; support funding requests; develop strategic relationships; represent VOA in the community; and enhance the services provided to our clients. VISTAs will be required pass background, drug and motor vehicle screenings. Applicants must have reliable transportation and auto insurance. Evenings and weekends may be required.
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Member Duties : • Educate staff on identifying and communicating client stories; • Utilize existing templates to draft grant proposals; • Provide training to staff members to cultivate donor relationships, manage current and future prospects; • Develop and cultivate current and new strategic partnerships with businesses, schools/universities, faith-based organizations/churches, service organizations, non-profits and other key community members to ensure support for our programs; • Develop a system to track and ensure that all donor cultivation and stewardship plans have been implemented and completed; • Assist and develop a sustainable holiday giving drive to secure donated gifts for individuals in our programs; • Create special events logistics manual to replicate across organization • Attend community events to represent VOA Texas; • Assist in the donor tracking process to ensure proper recording of donor activities.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Children/Youth ,  Ex-Offender Reentry ,  Veterans ,  Homelessness ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Housing . 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  General Skills ,  Writing/Editing . 
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Cornerstone-VOATexas-Resource Development VISTA-Dallas

Program Start/End Date
11/03/2015  -   11/05/2016

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  07/17/2015  To  09/11/2015 

Contact Jocelyn Wade
3500 Noble Ave
Fort Worth   TX   76111
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 8029