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Development VISTA
 
 
 
Real Men Real Heroes (RMRH) is a youth mentoring organization working with young people from grades 3rd-12th. The organization begin in 2008 and our programs are designed to improve life-outcomes for disadvantaged youth by providing mentors and positive role models. RMRH meets weekly with 60-75 boys in our after-school program. The after-school mentoring is designed to address physical, emotional, mental, and behavioral/academic well-being. We run our operations from the newly created Founders Grove building and do our in-school outreach throughout Wichita while conducting our after-school mentoring at Chester Lewis Academy. You will help us develop a quality development plan to increase partnership and funding from various individuals, groups, and companies.This job is challenging as we work with over 100 youth in our after-school programming and over 2,000 in our in-school activities. In addition to our group mentoring, we create and participate in community events that affect thousands of people throughout the Wichita community. This Vista candidate will need to have a passion for youth mentorship, the ability to work with diverse populations of race, gender, and low-income families. You will also need to be comfortable with technology, be organized, and able to to work in a group atmosphere. RMRH is results driven and requires a high level of self-responsibility and self-accountability, as you will be granted a certain level of autonomy. You should join our project because we are making a difference in not just kids lives, but also in the greater Wichita community. You will get plenty of opportunity to implement ideas, be creative and know that your efforts are directly making an impact. You will learn more about non-profit organizations, have access to networking opportunities and professional development.
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA will develop a fundraising plan to further the finances of Real Men Real Heroes. Attend meetings with stake holders, community partners, and potential new donors. Help raise funds that the organization can utilize to further programming in the community.You will also develop potential revenue sources to increase and maintain the current and future success of the Real Men Real Heroes organization. This includes the research additional revenue resources such as local, regional and national grants. If needed, participate in grant writing trainings and utilizing the information in the training to complete grant applications
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Youth Development ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Development VISTA

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2019  -   08/31/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations KANSAS  

Accepting Applications
From  08/16/2019  To  12/31/2019 

Contact Kyle Ellison
1847 N Chautauqua Ave
Wichita   KS   67214
3162025358
contact@realmenrealheroes.org
realmenrealheroes.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 91357


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