Alliance VISTA - Sustainability Specialist
Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits
About the organization
The Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits was formed in 2004 to be the unifying voice of the nonprofit sector in Arizona. We are the only statewide association dedicated to serving the needs of the more than 20,000 nonprofit organizations all across Arizona. We do this through advocacy, education, information, connection and resources, which are tailored specifically for nonprofits, their staff, their board and their volunteers.
For over 10 years, the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits has managed an AmeriCorps VISTA grant o fight poverty in rural communities and statewide organizations. AmeriCorps VISTA members make a year-long, full time commitment to serve on a specific project at a nonprofit organization or public agency. Projects can vary and are not limited to: developing outreach and marketing campaigns, writing grants, program management, and volunteer management.
The City of Sedona is looking for a VISTA member to implement the work of the first year VISTA collaborating with the Sustainability department and related initiatives. Implementation of the plan will improve the city's organization by reducing consumption, increasing their effectiveness, and enhancing employee retention.
Member Duties : 1. Implement community events and campaigns to encourage resourcefulness. 2. Assess existing and build new community partners to provide sustainability resources to businesses, residents, and visitors 3.Implement promotion of adopted Sustainability Action Plan (SAP) 4.Expand service delivery of internal city of Sedona sustainability initiatives
AmeriCorps VISTA members must be at least 18 years old, pass a criminal background check, and have a college degree. AmeriCorps VISTA service is open to all US Citizens, US Nationals, Lawful Permanent Residents, and persons legally residing in a state. We are looking for a person with knowledge of or experience in Social Media/Marketing, Video, Communications, Environment, Writing/Editing.
Contact email: [email protected]
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