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2020 Fundraising Associate Summer VISTA
Architreasures activates communities through the power of art and design. Architreasures transforms public spaces through grassroots partnerships that empower people to shape their future and the future of their community. Our 2020 summer fundraising project focuses on supporting the planning and coordination of our annual benefit Jewels in July, which raises operating funds that support our overall organizational capacity. This position is a part of the Housing Action VISTA Network, which is an AmeriCorps VISTA program managed by Housing Action Illinois since 2010. As such, this position will receive customized training, support, guidance, and networking opportunities, in addition to the traditional opportunities for AmeriCorps VISTA positions. Learn more about the program at Housing Action’s website. This position can start any Monday in June. Speak to your interviewer for more details.
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Member Duties : 1. Assist event committee and staff with solicitation of 40-50 silent auction items from prior donors. 2. Identify 5-10 new businesses and organizations to solicit food and drink donations and silent auction items. 3. Work with staff and event committee to organize silent auction packages and develop descriptions to feature on Auctria platform. 4. Provide support with event logistics prior to and day of event, including coordination of deliveries, volunteers, and program presentations. 5. Complete acknowledgement and thank you letters for benefit supporters 6. Update donor information in CRM.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Ventra or Metra Pass . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Homelessness ,  Housing . 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  General Skills ,  Computers/Technology ,  Communications ,  Public Speaking ,  Team Work ,  Community Organization . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

2020 Fundraising Associate Summer VISTA

Program Start/End Date
06/01/2020  -   08/07/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS   Chicago  

Accepting Applications
From  03/01/2020  To  06/30/2020 

Contact VISTA Leader
3500 S Lake Park Ave
Chicago   IL   60653
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 94097