POSITION TITLE: Advancement VISTA
REPORTS TO: Advancement Manager
POSITION SUMMARY: The Advancement VISTA member will build the capacity of the Advancement Department, by evaluating current systems and strategizing new ways to engage national funding organizations; acquire, cultivate, and solicit new and existing donors; and support and increase capacity for existing events. This work will increase Wyman’s fundraising capacity, thus allowing Wyman to reach more teens through Wyman’s engaging, empowering and experiential programing that support teens to thrive in learning, work and life and help to break the cycle of poverty for themselves and their communities.
AmeriCorps VISTA members are passionate and committed to their mission to bring individuals and communities out of poverty. Members make a year-long, full-time commitment to serve on a specific project at a nonprofit organization or public agency. They focus their efforts to build the organizational, administrative, and financial capacity of organizations that fight illiteracy, improve health services, foster economic development, and otherwise assist low-income communities.
AmeriCorps VISTA is open to all U.S. citizens, nationals, or lawful permanent resident aliens age 18 and older. Members and Summer Associates receive a modest living allowance. Members who serve for a year also receive limited health benefit options, childcare, if needed, and other benefits. After successful completion of a term of service, members can choose to receive a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award or post-service stipend.
- Resource Development / Management
- Donor Management
- Strategic Planning
- Capacity Planning
- Community Outreach
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Orientation or Training
- 1 year
- Bachelor's Degree