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AVANCE Austin VISTA Donor & Volunteer Relations Coordinator, Texas

CategoryCommunity and Economic Development
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States
AVANCE Austin VISTA Donor & Volunteer Relations Coordinator

• Derived from the Spanish word for advance or progress, AVANCE (Uh-vahn-say) was created 46 years ago in San Antonio, TX, primarily to address the educational needs of Latino parents with very young children experiencing poverty and a lack of resources. The program grew throughout the state, with services introduced to Austin in 1997. Using our unique two generation education and relationship-building methodology, we help family members become the best parents, employees, and citizens they can be. We aim to liberate parents and their children from the cycle of poverty in a family-oriented, non-judgmental environment. The result: Our families enjoy a more prosperous future full of opportunity and economic self-sufficiency. Our hallmark program is the Parent-Child Education Program (PCEP), a two-generation program that works with both parents and their young children, newborn to 3 years of age, so that parents increase their knowledge and confidence about their child-rearing skills and in their own achievement, and their children attain optimal development and are ready for school. In addition to the core PCEP, AVANCE-Austin offers Triple P - Positive Parenting Practices, English as a Second Language, Summer Nutrition & Literacy, AVANCE Innovative Moms and Dads (AIMs) and the Mamas Avanzando Alumni Program. The AVANCE model is recognized nationally for poverty alleviation, child abuse prevention, education success, and overall family well-being.

Member Duties : The Donor & Volunteer Relations Coordinator is the foundation of our excellent donor and volunteer relationships and part of a successful, three-member development team. Duties include developing and improving volunteer projects and recruitment tools; establishing and enforcing standards for database and donor records; creating and managing donor stewardship initiatives, as well as assisting with event coordination. The VISTA member's contributions will help support the agency's expansion and stability by more effectively and efficiently managing the fast-paced growth of the volunteer and donor stewardship program while ensuring the long-term financial sustainability of the organization. The VISTA will work closely with the mission-driven staff of a vibrant organization experiencing exponential growth at a time when our underserved Latinx community continues to grow.

Program Benefits : Health Coverage* , Training , Relocation Allowance , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Childcare assistance if eligible .

*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare

Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours .

Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development , Community Outreach .

Skills :
General Skills , Public Speaking , Team Work , Computers/Technology , Recruitment , Communications , Business/Entrepreneur , Leadership , Fund raising/Grant Writing , Writing/Editing .

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