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Make literacy access: Support youth readers

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ORGANIZATION: Legacy Family Center, MN

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Marketing

To support and create a message-focused awareness of LFC’s mission. Build an engaged audience to help raise funds and find volunteers to expand the communities of families, corporations/businesses, individual donors, and other organizations to participate in LFC efforts allowing LFC to carry out its charitable initiatives and services.

Fund Development

A volunteer with strong interpersonal and organizational skills who will be responsible for raising funds for Legacy Family Center, a nonprofit institution. This person will work with members of the Resource Council to plan and coordinate all aspects of fund development.

Grant Writer

The Grant Writer works with program staff and leadership to develop ideas and seek grants and contracts that are aligned with strategic objectives. This person will work with program staff to develop and maintain systems and procedures for management of contracts and grants. Experienced grant writer is highly desirable.

Corporate Sponsorships and Relationships Manager

This person will create and execute comprehensive corporate relationship and engagement strategies to meet short and long-term revenue goals to sustain, and expand meaningful sponsorship opportunities including financial investments, employee engagement, brand promotion, and cause marketing.

Finance

Working with the executive team, the finance volunteer will define the process and implement the infrastructure/systems needed to support substantial growth over the next 5 to 10 years. This person will assist in building and managing effective and streamlined administrative/financial systems, including financial, accounting, legal, information technology (IT), human resources (HR), and physical infrastructure.

Graphic Design

A talented and knowledgeable designer with fresh, creative ideas and an eye for detail.

  • Create and design print and digital materials
  • Experience with graphic design software and working with a wide variety of both print and digital media

Technology

  • Assess best practices for technology in a growing, non-profit organization, including the need to grow internal technology infrastructure and assess the need for third party external partners for various aspects of technology.

More opportunities with Legacy Family Center, MN

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Legacy Family Center, MN

Location:

55416, My city is not listed, MN 55416, US

Mission Statement

Legacy Family Center's goal is to address unmet social and educational needs of children and their families with emphasis on developing the capacity of the family, especially West Africans, through partnerships and collaborations. LFC values volunteers, who commit to LFC’s mission and vision and show interest in working collaboratively with a diverse group of volunteers, families, and other organizational stakeholders. Volunteers who show tolerance for the "productive discomfort" sometimes involved in collaboration (i.e. multiple decision-makers, accepting input from many, a slower timeline for accomplishing priorities) Volunteers, who make positive communication a priority, including constructive feedback and raising issues/problems/concerns in a proactive way so they can be addressed by LFC. Volunteers, who demonstrate willingness to invest time in training and personal/professional development to continue to learn and grow.

Description

Legacy Family Center is a small community-based nonprofit that serves Brooklyn Park and Brooklyn Center in Minnesota. The organization was formed by four moms to support other moms with education and social service resources. LFC connects families, young children, and youth to community resources (transportation, mental wellbeing information, food sources, tutoring programs for youth and early literacy for young children). In the last year LFC launched a successful literacy program that incentivizes youth to read to young children in the home or the community. LFC wants to expand the program to apartment complexes in Brooklyn Park and Brooklyn Center.

Goals for 2022:

  1. Raise $192,000 in funding
  2. Contract with one or two grant writers
  3. Expand the literacy program to fifty or more youth
  4. Secure an office space and add administrative staff

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Graphic Design / Print
  • Website Project Management
  • Financial Planning
  • Grant Writing / Research

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • Commit 5 hours/month or 1 hour/week. Volunteers are welcome to give more time depending on their specific skills and how the time commitment fits in with their other life priorities.
  • Protect the confidentiality of children/youth/families served, other volunteers, staff, programs, finances, and other organizational stakeholders

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