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Development Coordinator
Awaken is a faith-based non-profit agency with the mission to increase awareness and education surrounding the issue of commercial sexual exploitation (CSE) and to provide restoration and housing for its victims. VISTAs will work in downtown Reno, NV. With big-city amenities but a small-town vibe, Reno has the best of both worlds. From the whitewater rafting park in the middle of downtown to 18 ski resorts and nearby Lake Tahoe, Reno is a wonderful place to work and play, with a little something for everyone. What will members do? (Not all inclusive list): The VISTA will help increase Awaken’s financial capacity to provide victims of commercial sexual exploitation with services including case management, counseling, mentorship and more. • Develop and implement system to create and track reports and acknowledgements for corporate and individual giving program donors • Assist in the development and maintenance of program collateral • Assist in the research of major gift prospects • Assist in data entry, developing and maintaining grants calendar • Write, edit and collaborate with development staff on grant proposals and reports • Participate in tabling events • Help develop marketing strategy for merchandise sales • Develop social media strategy to promote events • Attend community meetings / trainings related to fundraising • Assist in the facilitation of Awaken’s annual banquet What specific attributes and skills are we looking for?: • Applicants must have excellent writing skills, computer skills in word processing and spreadsheet software is required. Database experience is preferred. • Sensitivity to issues concerning survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and human trafficking • Flexible schedule, including evening and weekend availability The VISTA member will work closely with their supervisor to receive intensive training on the issue of sexual exploitation in our community.
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Member Duties : The Development Coordinator VISTA will help to develop and implement processes and procedures for Awaken’s corporate and individual giving program. The VISTA will also develop and implement processes and procedures to foster Awaken’s ability to pursue and secure grant funding. They will also work with Awaken team on managing and hosting Awaken-related fundraising and awareness events.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Housing ,  Children/Youth ,  Health ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Communications ,  Writing/Editing . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Development Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
01/22/2019  -   01/21/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEVADA  


Accepting Applications
From  11/26/2018  To  01/10/2019 

Contact Catherine Leon
PO Box 40635
Reno   NV   89504
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 85107