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Explore Austin VISTA - Development Coordinator

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Explore Austin VISTA - Development Coordinator

Passionate about the outdoors? Even more passionate about your community? Explore Austin pairs youth from low-income communities (Explorers) with caring and committed adult mentors, and we're looking for a VISTA to help us ensure our over 300 explorers continue to thrive. 


Join us for a year starting this July to help us invigorate our storytelling strategies and develop the systems to keep our donor support going strong!


Member Duties : 

The Explore Austin VISTA - Development Coordinator will: 

-Create systems to support Explore Austin’s storytelling efforts; 

-Collect data through surveys to better understand Explore Austin’s constituents; 

-Develop and coordinate a new grants prospecting system; 

-Engage in grant writing and secure in-kind donations; 

-Cultivate and steward donors of $500 or less and monthly giving donors; 

-Streamline and support a peer-to-peer fundraising campaign;

-Assist in coordinating small or third party campaigns as needed. 

The VISTA is expected to work closely with and synthesize expectations from Development, Executive, and Program staff in order to create the best possible processes and tools to achieve goals for all departments.


***AmeriCorps VISTAs are full-time, paid volunteers placed through the Literacy Coalition of Central Texas at service sites across Texas. Each VISTA serves for one year at their placement site with at our partner agencies. They help to improve health services, create and evaluate programs, strengthen community groups, conduct outreach, and much, much more. VISTA members and their service sites create, implement, expand, and improve programs designed to bring individuals and communities out of poverty.


As an AmeriCorps VISTA member, you will receive:

- Living allowance paid on the 15th and final day of every month (equal to approximately $1000 a month)

- Leave benefits: 10 personal days and 10 days of sick leave in addition to any holidays taken by your site

- End of Service Award: $6,345 Segal Education Award or $1,800 cash stipend

- Student loan forbearance

- Healthcare benefit for the duration of your service

- Non-competitive eligibility for one year following successful completion of your service

- Relocation allowance if you are moving more than 50 miles for service

- Training and professional development opportunities throughout your service


You can see our other open positions here:

http://willread.org/VISTA


You can learn more about the VISTA program here:

https://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/americorps-programs/americorps-vista

https://www.vistacampus.gov/members/benefits-of-service


If you would like to be considered for this position, please apply through the my.AmeriCorps.gov portal. Here is the direct link to the position:

https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=103136

Passionate about the outdoors? Even more passionate about your community? Explore Austin pairs youth from low-income communities (Explorers) with caring and committed adult mentors, and we're looking for a VISTA to help us ensure our over…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    July 19, 2021
    12:00 AM CDT
  • End Date
    July 18, 2022
    11:59 PM CDT
  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Austin, TX
Associated Location

Explore Austin

1111 W 24th St, Austin, TX 78705, USA
201

How to Apply

VISTA positions are one year, FULL time, paid volunteer positions. This position will run from July 19, 2021 to July 18, 2022. If you would like to be considered, please apply through the my.AmeriCorps.gov portal. Here is the direct link to the position:

https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=103136

VISTA positions are one year, FULL time, paid volunteer positions. This position will run from July 19, 2021 to July 18, 2022. If you would like to be considered, please apply through the…

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