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Fundraising and Communications VISTA
Help the New Jersey Association on Correction (NJAC) serve people affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, incarceration and HIV/AIDS. Founded in 1961, we are changing our name and expanding communications and individual, corporate and foundation fundraising efforts. Help launch our new brand, assist with grant writing, implement a new donor database, expand awareness of our organization through social media, e-newsletters, presence at networking meetings and expanded media outreach. A Community Action Agency based in Trenton, NJAC is an $8.5 million/year nonprofit with services in seven counties. We work to reduce poverty by supporting our clients with counseling, case management, job training, legal advocacy, emergency shelter and transitional housing as they move into the next phase of their lives. In addition to fundraising and communications, you will assist in the implementation of a community needs assessment. The assessment will enable NJAC to better serve its communities with services targeted to current needs. We are looking for someone who is passionate about our client population, has strong verbal and writing skills, is computer literate, and knowledgeable about social media. We will train you in all tasks, which include writing social media posts and grant proposals, funding-related research, organizing event logistics, representing NJAC at networking events, donor data entry, and other tasks as assigned or initiated. This position is based in Trenton, NJ with minimal local travel required.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : This is a great opportunity to learn many facets of nonprofit management as it is located within the administration office of a statewide non-profit organization. Specific duties will be related to fundraising & communications and includes: Donor Database Management – Data cleanup and data entry following the recent acquisition of a new donor database; Communications – Newsletters and other written on electronic marketing materials, social media posts, and press releases ; Grant Development- Researching grant options, assisting with proposal writing, and assembling application packages; Re-branding- Help launch the new name and other branding elements; Event Planning –Assist with organizing special events; primarily for domestic violence programs in Passaic and Camden Counties; Community Assessment - Assist with assessment community needs using various tools including focus groups, surveys, and research into existing data sources.
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Housing ,  Health ,  Homelessness ,  Ex-Offender Reentry ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Communications ,  Team Work . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Fundraising and Communications VISTA

Program Start/End Date
02/15/2020  -   02/14/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW JERSEY   New York City (inc. Long Island CT NJ NY) ,  Philadelphia/Wilmington/Atlantic City  


Accepting Applications
From  10/01/2019  To  03/01/2020 

Contact Julie Hanley
986 S Broad St
Trenton   NJ   08611
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 88877