Flourish Furnishings Fundraising Coordinator 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 Fundraising Coordinator will be instrumental in our fundraising and success. Together we’ll expand and strengthen fundraising strategies, donor development, & grant writing. Work closely with the Executive Director and fundraising committee. Implement and develop engaging & effective communications and marketing tools, which will extend our reach and increase our ability to impact those in need on a long term sustained basis. Engage in ongoing professional development.

About Flourish Furnishings: Flourish Furnishings (FF) provides whole home furnishings to those coming out of homelessness, transitional housing or catastrophic events through case management referral. We partner with agencies in the KC area to ensure their clients have free access to complete home furnishings on their road to self-sufficiency. FF prides itself on creating a personal and dignified experience for our clients. We are 100% volunteer run and donation based.

Qualifications

Writing/Editing, General Skills, Computers/Technology, Team Work, Fundraising/Grant Writing, Communications, Social Services

-Must be at least 18 years of age or older by the start of service
-Legally able to work in the United States
-Able to pass a National Service Background Check

Salary

$1000/month

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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