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Epilepsy Foundation Texas Community Outreach VISTA-Lubbock

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RSVP: Serving Denton County

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The Community Outreach VISTA will serve in Lubbock, TX to raise awareness of epilepsy and increase donations to fund epilepsy clinics, educational events, and camps throughout the state of Texas.

Service Opportunity

The Epilepsy Foundation Texas leads the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures and save lives. Established in 1983, the Epilepsy Foundation Texas-Houston/Dallas-Fort Worth/West Texas provides a number of programs and services, including: public and professional education and awareness programs, camp and recreation programs for people with epilepsy and their families and specialized medical care throughout the state . As the largest non-government support of epilepsy research, the Epilepsy Foundation is leading the fight to stop seizures, find a cure and overcome the challenges created by epilepsy. We fund research that is focused on a cure for epilepsy and aimed at eliminating seizures, side-effects and other consequences of epilepsy. The Community Outreach VISTA will build capacity for Epilepsy Foundation Texas by increasing local support for the services provided to individuals with epilepsy. The VISTA will raise awareness and financial support for 5 major fundraising events by redesigning processes, recruiting volunteers, creating marketing materials, soliciting sponsorships and in-kind donations, and writing grants. The VISTA will extend the Epilepsy Foundation Texas' reach into the outlying communities of the Panhandle, Permian Basis, and El Paso.


Member Activities

The Community Outreach VISTA will raise awareness of epilepsy and increase donations to fund epilepsy clinics, educational events, and camps throughout the state of Texas. Major duties include:

  • Increase support for five major West Texas events through sponsors including companies, community, and volunteers
  • Develop marketing materials, press releases, and social media post
  • Research and write grants
  • Develop marketing plan to reach communities of the Panhandle, West Texas, Permian Basin, and El Paso
  • Foster new and ongoing partnerships with community supporters through outreach and engagement.

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About RSVP: Serving Denton County

Location:

1316 E McKinney, Denton, TX 76209, US

Mission Statement

Chisholm Trail RSVP, Inc. improves lives, strengthens communities and fosters civic engagement through national service programs and volunteering in Denton County, Texas and surrounding communities

Description

RSVP identifies and address community needs by mobilizing mature adults and retirees in volunteer service, enhancing their overall health and well being as well as those served.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3610 22nd StreetLubbock, TX 79410

(33.5753,-101.89276)
 

SKILLS

  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Professional Development
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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