AmeriCorps VISTA- Community Relations Associate

Catholic Charities La Crosse

About the organization

We do great works at Catholic Charities, and we require as much community support as possible. In 2019, we provided almost $450,000 worth of financial aid and helped 900 people in our communities with nights of stay out of the elements. We did this with the assistance of over 900 volunteers. Not only are our programs focused on housing the homeless and assisting community members with rent, utilities, and basic human needs, but we also help other more vulnerable populations. When local disasters hit our communities, we offer assistance with relief and recovery. Our Wausau office is just part of the agency where we serve 19 counties within the Diocese of La Crosse with charitable outreach. You would be joining the effort in inviting others in and educating them on how they can make a difference in our community!

Duties

The Community Relations Associate would have two major sets of responsibilities: Marketing/Development Department Responsibilities • Develop and plan for small local sessions with major donors and corporations to educate and engage their involvement with Catholic Charities • Coordinating quarterly fundraising with local restaurants and supporting annual major fundraising event • Assist with local programmatic marketing promotional materials • Create short videos to post through social media for promotional purposes. Volunteer Department Responsibilities • Support volunteer recruitment with local office • Help schedule, coordinate and train local volunteers • Assist local agency community homeless facility to recruit and train volunteers • To assist volunteers with software usage for tracking hours • Write and design local bi-monthly volunteer/donor newsletter

Qualifications

Some college.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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