LA2050
Flintridge Center

Resource Development & Communications VISTA

Employment type
Full-Time
Posted
about 1 month ago
Location
Los Angeles
Description

About Flintridge Center
Flintridge Center's mission is to break the cycle of poverty and violence through community planning, innovation and action. Our vision is of a healthy, safe community where families thrive, youth reach their full potential, and equality and opportunity are accessible to all. To this end, we provide a continuum of youth diversion and development services for youth at high-risk of justice involvement and reintegration services for previously incarcerated adults.

The Role
The VISTA member will work as a member of our Resource Development and Communications team to build and implement systems that build organizational capacity. Specifically, the VISTA will maintain Flintridge's social media platforms, develop email communications, and assist in grant writing.

Member duties:
Working with the Flintridge team after thorough training and program orientation, the VISTA member's duties are as follows:

  • Using databases and existing Flintridge research, identify government and foundation funding opportunities in line with Flintridge priorities.
  • Develop strategy for soliciting potential corporate and small business sponsors.
  • Working with the team, coordinate proposal writing activities leading to timely grant submittals.
  • Using existing Flintridge research, strengthen strategy to solicit small individual donations, including through online fundraising, development of a monthly giving program, and fundraising events.
  • Working with the Flintridge team, engage community members to expand their awareness of Flintridge Center's work by generating content for social media, email, and website marketing.
  • Generate ideas and strategies for in-person marketing events.

 

Program Benefits: Childcare assistance if eligible , Health Coverage* , Relocation Allowance , Living Allowance , Training , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend .

*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare

Terms:
Permits attendance at school during off hours Permits working at another job during off hours.

Desired Skills:
Fund raising/Grant Writing, Writing/Editing, Communications, Team Work. Computers/Technology; Research

To apply

Click here for a more detailed description of this position and the VISTA program as well as a link to apply: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=92476&fromSearch=true