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Foundation for the Children of the Californias

Hospital Infantil Waiting Room
Your voluntary hours at work!

The mission of the Foundation for the Children of the Californias (FCC) is to enhance the health and nutrition of underserved children in the border region of California/Mexico through support for the Hospital Infantil de las Californias.

With our support, Hospital Infantil offers pediatric services in 25 specialties and services (including day surgeries, orthodontics, ophthalmology, orthopedics, physical therapy, etc.) in a 56,000 square foot facility. Over 60% of the staff is volunteer and no child is turned away for inability to pay. To learn more, please visit our website at www.usfcc.org.

The ideal candidate plays a critical role on the FCC Development team. She/he/they understands the importance of our projects and is passionate about the FCC purpose and prioritized target areas. We are looking for someone independent, motivated, and organized who wants to be a part of something important to children and families from the US and Mexico.

This position will support securing corporate, government/non-government, and foundation grant funding, as well as provide key organizational writing that supports fundraising, communications, and marketing. We are looking for a strong writer and communicator who can provide a consistent voice in presenting FCC’s programs and accomplishments.

In return, our volunteers will learn new skills and expand their professional network. This is an excellent opportunity to be mentored and coached by a development team with many years of experience.

Desired combination of qualifications:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Bilingual (Spanish/English) volunteers encouraged to apply but not necessary!

Gather, edit, and create content and collateral that supplement proposal narratives, focusing on FCC’s program impact, innovation, and strategic operations

Excellent organizational skills and attention to details.

Develops and maintains a master file of pending, existing, and past grants, and contracts

Demonstrated experience researching potential funders in new and existing markets and evaluate grant opportunities identified by the development and program team.

Familiarity with online grant research and other nonprofit management tools, PND, the Foundation Directory, etc.)

Ability to work cooperatively and collegially with others

Utilizes sound judgment and maintains strict confidentiality

Self-motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision

Experience using Donor Perfect or a similar data management system preferred.

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About Foundation for the Children of the Californias

Location:

4569 Mission Gorge Place, Suite I, San Diego, CA 92120, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to enhance the health and nutrition of underserved children in the border region through support for the Hospital Infantil de las Californias.

Description

The Foundation for the Children of the Californias (FCC ) is a tri-national collaboration with Canada, the United States and Mexico, endeavoring to improve the health and nutrition for the children of the San Diego and Baja California mega-region through the operation of the Hospital Infantil de las Californias. This pediatric specialty medical and education complex is located adjacent to the border (one half a mile into Baja California, Mexico). No child is turned away for inability to pay.

Children & Youth
Health & Medicine
International

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Child Welfare
  • Pediatrics
  • Donor Management
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Resource Development / Management

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Depende on the type of Grant submission
  • Experience with grant writing a must

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