LA's BEST Afterschool Enrichment Program

Community Engagement VISTA Fellow

Employment type
about 1 month ago
Los Angeles

Work Schedule: Full Time – 8hr/day (Working on Pacific Standard Time)
Location: LA’s BEST City Hall Location - Los Angeles, CA (remote for now due to COVID)
Project Period: 02/16/2021 - 02/15/2022

Goal of the Project
The goal of the Community Engagement VISTA project at LA’s BEST is to strengthen community engagement and boost the organization’s capacity to raise awareness and funds to support children living in Los Angeles’ economically distressed neighborhoods. 

Objective of the Assignment
The VISTA Community Engagement Fellow will be part of the Development team and help increase, analyze and track the engagement of LA’s BEST stakeholders, including our students, parents, Board Members, donors, volunteers, elected officials and community members to support the organization's communications, advocacy and development efforts. To be most successful in this role, the candidate will enjoy storytelling, editing, research and have keen organizational skills.  

Member Activity:
Interview and engage with partners, community organizations, educators, volunteers, families, staff, supporters and prospects to inspire them to support LA’s BEST and participate in our communication. 

Member Activity:
Gather, manage, assess and track stories, quotes and photos from volunteers, community members and other LA's BEST stakeholders. Including students and families when school resumes. Write stories that captivate and inspire supporters. 

Member Activity:
Drive project management through Salesforce and Pardot to track and communicate with the organization's network of community members and partners, including supporter journey mapping and moves management. Stay up-to-date on best practices in nonprofit marketing and community engagement.  

Member Activity:
Research, track, synthesize and present resources (blogs, publications, webinars, community sources, etc.) that pertain to LA’s BEST work and community.  Participate and capture the content presented in meetings and events with elected officials, partners and organizations.  

Member Activity:
Research, track, manage and assess new community partners and resources.  

To apply

Deadline to apply is 01/10/2021. To apply for the Community Engagement VISTA Fellow position, please click here to be directed to the AmeriCorps VISTA website.