Planning Giving VISTA with Boy and Girls Club



Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)


Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


220 S. Fifth Street
United States


Americorps VISTA members are passionate and committed to their mission to bring individuals and communities out of poverty. Members make a year-long, full-time commitment to serve on a specific project at a nonprofit organization or agency. They focus their efforts to build the organizational, administrative, and/or financial capacity of organizations that fight illiteracy, improve health services, foster economic development, and otherwise assist low-income communities. Members earn a modest living allowance of $11,800, limited benefit options and after a year of service are eligible for an Education Award of $5,775 or post-service stipend.


  • Contribute to the overall development goals, strategies and manage the implementation of all activities relating to planned gift campaigns
  • Research and identify current individual donors for planned gift solicitations. Prepare background reports on donor giving and interest and develops proposals for donor considerations
  • Research potential planned gift prospects, develops proposals and conducts solicitations of individual donors and/or their attorneys or accountants
  • Develop and execute marketing plan for all planned giving
  • Evaluate overall results of planned gift campaign and recommend modifications or n ew approaches to support successful achievement of development goals
  • Negotiate tersms of planned giving agreements as appropriate with donors and their attorneys. Conduct initial review of completed documents to ensure they comply with Boys and Girls Club of Manhattan standards and ar in the agency' s best interest, then pass along for approval
  • Manage record keeping for planned gift donors, assuring effective and operational support functions are in place
  • Keep current with laws, statutes, planned giving materials and Club literature
  • Develop strategic alliances with donors, prospects, attorney, financial advisors, accountants, and other with an interest in planned giving opportunities
  • Communicate information on Boys and Girls Club charitable gifts planning program to professional financial advisors, including attorneys, accountants, bank trust officers, certified financial planners, and certified life underwriters
  • Develops or adapts planned giving materials to support solicitations and increase understanding of planned gifts


  • Four year degree in related field from an accredited college or university, or equivalent experience
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills (including editing)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with all types of people
  • Organizational, staff and project management abilities
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Club staff, Board members, volunteers, community groups, and other related agencies

Salary: $11,800


Stipend Provided

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