Drumm Farm Donor Development Assistant AmeriCorps VISTA

Kansas Public City Library AmeriCorps VISTA Project

About the organization

The Kansas City Public Library has been granted the opportunity by AmeriCorps to serve as an intermediary sponsor—The Library VISTA Project. As an intermediary, the Library partners with local organizations serving as AmeriCorps member host sites. AmeriCorps members provide a year of service, bringing their passion and perseverance where the need is greatest: to organizations that help eradicate poverty. Library VISTA Project members serve in a professional setting building partnerships, raising awareness, writing grants, organizing volunteers, and more.

Duties

The Drumm Farm Donor Development Assistant AmeriCorps VISTA member will assist the Development Director in daily duties including but not limited to; soliciting, receiving and acknowledging donations; donor communications and retention; social media stories and photo taking; event ideas, planning and execution; newsletter stories and creation; and volunteer recruitment and supervision.

About Drumm Farm Center: Drumm Farm Center for Children provides support and assistance to children in foster care, youth aging out of foster care, youth experiencing housing instability, and their families by providing housing, emotional and educational support, and opportunities for personal growth. The Drumm HOME Program serves children in foster care who live on campus in homes with professionally trained foster parents. These couples, often with their own biological and/or adopted children, provide family-style homes and professional parenting. Drumm’s professional staff wrap intensive services around the children and youth through the Educational Support, Clinical, and Life-Skills Development programs. Youth in the COMPASS Program live in apartments and receive intensive support from the COMPASS Program Manager, Case Manager, Clinical Director, Educational Director and Interventionists and to help them transition to adulthood.

Qualifications

Experience or desire to learn about: Team Work, Leadership, Writing/Editing, Computers/Technology, Social Services, Non-Profit Management, General Skills, Public Speaking, Communications

Salary

$1000/month

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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