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CoF NHC Development Coordinator VISTA
The primary goal for the Development Coordinator VISTA position is to increase the Northern Hope Center’s (NHC) organizational capacity and the sustainability of the only drop in center in the community for people suffering from mental illness. The Northern Hope Center is member led and operated with over 60% of the board having a diagnosed mental illness. The center only has one full time employee and has a limited budget but provides valuable peer support services that assist members achieve long-term stability and financial independence. The Development Coordinator VISTA will identify, recommend, and seek out new sources of revenue for the NHC to strengthen the sustainability This is a volunteer service position with a living allowance of $1,333 per month and an annual education award of $6095 or cash stipend of $1,800.
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Member Duties : The main objectives of the Development Coordinator VISTA will be to expand the organizational capacity and long-term financial sustainability of Northern Hope Center. The activities for this position will include: • Identify and create a list of recommended training needed to implement the peer-support programming improvements approved by the Site Supervisor • Coordinate peer-support training and train the trainer courses to ensure the required training is sustainable beyond the VISTA term • Research effective fundraising practices • Create a list of recommended fundraising activities • Create a list of recommended funding opportunities for NHC’s anti-poverty programs • Research effective donor solicitation and relationship development strategies • Create a list of recommended donor solicitation and relationship development strategies to the Site Supervisor • Develop targeted donor list • Produce a donor engagement strategy
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  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 . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Hunger ,  Homelessness . 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Computers/Technology ,  Community Organization ,  Recruitment ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing . 
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CoF NHC Development Coordinator VISTA

Program Start/End Date
06/08/2020  -   06/07/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ALASKA  


Accepting Applications
From  02/25/2020  To  05/04/2020 

Contact Karen Blackburn
909 Cushman St
Fairbanks   AK   99701
(907) 456-4610
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 89533