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WISE Volunteer Program Coordinator [MCN]
Women’s Initiative for Self-Empowerment (WISE) is a nationally-recognized leader in immigrant and refugee girl’s education and leadership development. The agency was created in 1995 with the mission to empower immigrant women and girls to succeed. WISE is a vehicle for educational, leadership, social and economic empowerment for immigrant and refugee girls and women. The agency provides academic support, financial literacy, college prep, advocacy, skill building for healthy relationships, life skills workshops, arts activities, referrals to community resources, and scholarships to it participants. The youth/women range in age from 12-30.
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Member Duties : • Work with the Executive Director to identify new funding partners and opportunities • Collaborate with the Executive Director in the grantwriting process • Develop donor engagement strategies and outreach materials • Update and streamline an individual donor database • Create a grant calendar with deadlines and past funding history, focus, amounts and contact information • Increase WISE's volunteer system to include efficient and effective practices of recruiting, screening, selecting, training, and rewarding/ recognizing professional volunteers. • Create a Board appeal letter with a 100% goal of board member contributing • Participate in planning and marketing for annual fundraising Girls Getting Ahead in Leadership (GGAL) Luncheon (June) and Summer Art Imbizo events • Leverage Give to the Max Day to increase individual gifts • Attend staff meetings and retreats
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Stipend . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Health ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Leadership ,  Law ,  Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  Computers/Technology ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Communications ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Youth Development ,  General Skills . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

WISE Volunteer Program Coordinator [MCN]

Program Start/End Date
08/05/2019  -   08/03/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  


Accepting Applications
From  04/11/2019  To  05/31/2019 

Contact Jesse Chang
2314 University Ave W
Saint Paul   MN   55114
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 88180