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Capacity and Fundraising Improvement VISTA

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American Gateways
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Austin, TX
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Published 28 days ago

Do you want to take action on social justice issues? Do you want to be part of the solution to help immigrants who have suffered persecution and other human rights abuses? You can make an impact by serving at American Gateways, one of the most effective and efficient nonprofit providers of immigration legal services in the nation, based in Austin, Texas.

 

This VISTA Member will help improve and expand American Gateways’ infrastructure and capacity with a focus on developing and improving the donor database and fundraising systems and procedures, creating data reporting templates, training staff on new systems and working on special projects while gaining a deep understanding of how behind-the-scenes work impacts the ability to provide legal services for Texas immigrants. Full training and support provided.

● Maintain and improve donor database: evaluate database design and data fields; make recommendations for improvement

● Create templates for data reporting for multiple agency sites and departments

● Train staff on database use

● Develop systems and procedures for fundraising events, annual appeal and other donation revenue generation programs

● System Development/Special Projects: create systems and develop agency resources

● Co-create social media materials and assets; support implementation of social media plan

 

Qualifications:

·        Passion and dedication to the mission of American Gateways (please visit www.americangateways.org for our mission and to learn more about us)

·        Strong skills in communications, writing and editing

·        Strong computer skills

·        Experience with databases

·        Ability to work well with diverse team

·        Bachelor’s Degree (will consider significant life experience in lieu of degree)

 

About the Organization:

American Gateways was founded in 1987 to help refugees fleeing war in Central America. We have grown to become one of the most effective and efficient nonprofit providers of immigration legal services in the nation. Based in Austin, we serve 23 Central Texas counties and four Texas detention centers. We provide culturally sensitive, trauma-informed legal representation and education to over 12,000 immigrants from over 70 countries annually. Our staff is supplemented by dedicated volunteers, pro bono attorneys and VISTA members.

·        Mission: To champion the dignity and human rights of immigrants, refugees and immigrant survivors of persecution, torture, conflict, and human trafficking through exceptional immigration legal services at no or low cost, education, and advocacy

·        Vision: To serve all low-income immigrants in Central Texas who need legal help with exemplary services, be an exceptional workplace and give volunteers an inspiring experience in serving those who need assistance

Do you want to take action on social justice issues? Do you want to be part of the solution to help immigrants who have suffered persecution and other human rights abuses? You can make an impact by serving at American Gateways, one of the most…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    July 13, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    May 31, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

At least $15,269$15,269/year living stipend

Benefits

AmeriCorps VISTA benefits: training, relocation assistance, health insurance, end of service award (cash or education)

AmeriCorps VISTA benefits: training, relocation assistance, health insurance, end of service award (cash or education)

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Austin, TX
Associated Location
314 East Highland Mall Boulevard, Austin, TX 78752, United States
Suite 501

How to Apply

To Apply:

Step 1: Apply through the VISTA system:

https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=103472

 

Step 2: Submit supplementary application materials to American Gateways:

·        Cover letter and résumé to: LoraP@AmericanGateways.org. Indicate position title in subject line

·        Respond to four questions at: https://forms.gle/RP8MmL75qN75B3a67

 

To Apply:

Step 1: Apply through the VISTA system:

https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=103472

 

Step 2: Submit supplementary application…

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