Generation Citizen Resource Development VISTA

Generation Citizen

About the organization

The Resource Development VISTA will build the capacity of Generation Citizen’s Central Texas (GCTX) site to ensure that the organization’s work is firmly grounded in the community it serves. The VISTA will develop sustainable systems for individual, foundation, and corporate donor research, cultivation, and stewardship to ensure long-term partners. The VISTA will engage in nonprofit development best practices, helping GCTX research, refine, and implement new systems for donor recruitment, retention, and engagement to sustain Generation Citizen’s work and growth in least served and low-income communities. The member will build an inventory of current practices and identify potential gaps between current agency practices and ideal/advanced practices. Serve with GCTX and help ensure that every student receives an effective action civics education, providing them with the knowledge and skills necessary to participate in our democracy as active citizens!


Did you know that on every measure of civic engagement, Texas ranks at the bottom of the list? Generation Citizen believes young people are the key to changing those numbers. Through a unique action civics curriculum, students can change the issues impacting their community. Generation Citizen Central Texas (Austin) is seeking a VISTA to help grow the network & systems used by the organization to engage the community. This position is fast-paced, creative, and offers a meaningful role. The VISTA will have the opportunity to cultivate new donors, improve systems for community engagement & volunteer management, and interact with local community leaders. Our nationwide presence offers opportunities to make an additional impact beyond Texas, with the chance to share learning with sites nationwide. This position offers hands-on experience for an applicant looking to build a career in nonprofit communications, development, or management & an in-depth look into Texas politics & education.


Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Health Coverage* , Childcare assistance if eligible , Living Allowance , Relocation Allowance , Training , Education award upon successful completion of service .

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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours , Car recommended , Permits attendance at school during off hours .

Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development , Children/Youth , Education .

Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing , Teaching/Tutoring , Youth Development , Writing/Editing , General Skills , Communications , Community Organization , Public Speaking , Education , Non-Profit Management , Politics, Program Evaluation .



Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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