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Athens Land Trust- VISTA Development Assistant
ALT believes in a holistic approach to sustainable development that addresses environmental, economic and community needs.Affordable housing program: ALT provides affordable housing for residents of Athens-Clarke County. Our goal is to help people buy homes so that they aren’t forced to rent their entire lives. Land Conservation Program: ALT works with landowners to protect forests, river and stream corridors, wetlands and other ecologically rich areas, working farmland, and scenic areas in and surrounding Athens-Clarke County. Protecting natural areas sustains critical ecosystem products such as clean air and water, wildlife habitat, biodiversity, water supply and productive soils. Community Agriculture Program: The Community Agriculture Program strives to support Athens Land Trust’s commitment to neighborhood revitalization by developing a sustainable local food system in some of Athens most food insecure communities, strengthening the local economy and building unity and wellness at the community level. The Community Agriculture Program accomplishes this through its Food Justice and Economic Development programs. Our programs work to promote food justice awareness; provide food insecure communities easy access to fresh, affordable natural foods; host education activities; support entrepreneur development; promotes sustainable agriculture and is dedicated to bringing communities in Athens together.
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Member Duties : Creating and maintaining a sustainable pipeline of funding is crucial for nonprofit organizations. The VISTA Development Assistant will work with the Development Coordinator to build capacity within the program and complete the following activities: 1. Work on expanding ALT event management and fundraising 2. Assist with 2020-2025 strategic planning process. 3. Assist with the setup and transfer of ALTs donor and grants database to a new Salesforce platform. 4. Work with ALT programs to prioritize funding need and identify sustainable and appropriate funding sources. 5. Assist Development Coordinator with the finding and writing of new grants.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Housing ,  Environment . 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Computers/Technology ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing . 
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Athens Land Trust- VISTA Development Assistant

Program Start/End Date
07/08/2019  -   07/07/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations GEORGIA  


Accepting Applications
From  03/01/2019  To  07/01/2019 

Contact Monica Magee
685 N Pope St
Athens   GA   30601
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 86569