Public Relations/Outreach VISTA
- Volunteer Opportunity posted by Alliance for Multicultural Community Services
Times of day
Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
Long-Term (6 months-1 year)
6440 Hillcroft Ave, Suite 411
Would you like to gain valuable experience working alongside other professionals in an organization that collectively speaks 26 different languages? If so The Alliance is the place for you! The VISTA will build internal and external relations and outreach capacity to bring attention to the unmet needs of Houston’s refugee and immigrant individuals, families, and communities. The VISTA will generate support for The Alliance’s programs which create opportunities for clients to achieve their goals for self-sufficiency and well-being. Position to include activities related to: Assist Community Relations Director with the development of a proactive Public Relations strategy. Draft press releases, emails, and other communications to media and supporters that will generate interest in The Alliance’s activities and accomplishments related to client impact. Increase community engagement and support by assisting Community Relations Director with strengthening of internal and external relations and communications. Assist with creating framework for Speakers Bureau. Develop relationships with new and existing communities through meetings, programs, and other collaborations that help increase resources and opportunities for clients. Develop best practices, guidelines, or trainings for staff specifically focused on media preparation, public speaking, and how to strengthen prescribed writing skills amongst staff. Act as point person for The Alliance’s style guidelines. Assist staff with maintaining new brand standards through specialized trainings. Assist in grant writing activities and the development of a grants management database. Conduct research, write letters of interest and requests for proposals, and write grant applications. Find funding opportunities and develop a grant database for utilization by all programs.
- Stipend Provided
- Training Provided
- Language/Cultural Support Available
How To Apply
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