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WSU-Nonprofit Chamber of Service-Member Engagement Coor.
 
 
 
The Nonprofit Chamber of Service provides an opportunity to learn and gain experience in many facets of operating a nonprofit organization, program management, volunteer recruitment, solicitation, marketing and more in a major metropolitan city in the heart of Kansas. Be a part of planning for the long-term vision of the organizations, a nonprofit resource center. The VISTA Member Engagement Coordinator will assist the organization in achieving its strategic goals by working with the executive director, board and committees to implement strategic plans and programs for the organization. By providing training and a connection to resources, the Nonprofit Chamber of Services can assist organizations with developing long term growth, stability and building their capacity to serve the underprivileged in the Wichita community. Currently, of 100 member organizations, 52 provide a type of social services in the community. Some of the organizations that we serve include, Interfaith Ministries, Child Start, Comcare, Dear Neighbor Ministries, Mennonite Housing, Goodwill, Guadalupe Clinic, Medical Loan Closet and Wichita Family Crisis Center. Twenty percent of residents in the Wichita area have income below the poverty rate. Wichita, Kansas is a thriving city in the heart of the United States, home to nearly 400,000 Wichitans. As the biggest city in Kansas, Wichita features over 1,000 restaurants, 36 museums, 35 art galleries, 34 golf courses, and 20 live theaters. Wichita has more than 9 colleges and universities, including Wichita State University where upwards of 15,000 on-campus and commuter students attend. Living in Wichita is affordable; the city ranks 9.3% lower than the national average for cost of living. According to Money Magazine, Wichita is in the Top 10 Best Big Cities of the United States.
 
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Member Duties : 1.Create and distribute surveys for assessment of nonprofit training and resource needs. 2.Develop and maintain database of members, prospective members and nonprofit organizations in Wichita. 3.Assist with recruitment of new members with a goal of increasing membership by 10% targeting social service agencies. 4.Assist with solicitation of sponsorships for training and events, noting how many organizations play a key role in serving homeless, pour and under-privileged populations. 5.Help to recruit committee members and facilitate preparation for committee meetings. 6.Facilitate resident advisory councils and support activities that build community. 7.Identify and book workshop locations/presenters and assist with logistics and promotion of events. 8.Contribute ideas and recommended articles for the Nonprofit Chamber monthly newsletter. 9.Research and identify sources of funding for NPS programs. 10.Work with staff to write grants and submit funding applications.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Housing ,  Training ,  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 ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Recruitment ,  Public Speaking ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
WSU-Nonprofit Chamber of Service-Member Engagement Coor.

Program Start/End Date
02/04/2019  -   02/03/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  21    Maximum:  None

Program Locations KANSAS  

Accepting Applications
From  11/02/2018  To  01/28/2019 

Contact Cindy Miles
610 N Main St
Wichita   KS   67203
316-440-6744
cindymiles@nonprofitchamberks.org
www.nonprofitchamberks.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 84893


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