Community Engagement Coordinator

Community Foodbank of Southern Arizona

About the organization

The mission of the Community Food Bank is to change lives in the communities we serve by feeding the hungry today and building a healthy, hunger-free tomorrow. The Community Food Banks of Sothern Arizona currently serves more than 225,000 hungry men, women, and children each year, and engages more than 9,000 volunteers annually. The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona currently has the 4th largest volunteer program among Food Banks nationally, with volunteers contributing over 200,000 hours of service to the Food Bank each year. This project will focus on piloting some newly defined initiatives, evaluating current initiatives, and researching additional best practices to inform small and large groups (corporate to civic) about fundraising and engagement strategies. This initiative will help educate, with corporate/civic supporters, about the range of services and partnership opportunities we provide, from health and food to education to community development.

Duties

A. Learn and enhance food and fund drive practices: The VISTA will review piloted food & fund drive systems implemented by previous VISTAs. The 3rd year Vista will create a sustainability plan. B. Research and evaluate nation funding trends: The VISTA will research and evaluate trends focusing on “Virtual Food Drives,” tools & templates, and the current web platform. C. Develop corporate engagement and recognition practices: The VISTA will help implement three new practices such as corporate recognition at events, fundraising, and entry points such as lunch and learns & tours. D. Evaluate Third Party Event program: The VISTA will learn the Third Party event system and implement 3 recommendations in targeted audience education based on evaluation of current market trends.

Qualifications

College graduate preferred

Desired skills: Community Organization , General Skills , Public Health , Team Work , Communications , Non-Profit Management , Public Speaking , Business/Entrepreneur .

Salary

$1,150.80/month - $100 monthly housing stipend & relocation allowance included

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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