Hope Faith Grant Writing Assistant AmeriCorps VISTA

Kansas City Public 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

Hope Faith AmeriCorps VISTA Member will work with members of the Resource Development Team (Director of Development and Part Time Grant Writer) to increase service capacity for those who are experiencing homelessness or are at-risk. This will be done through researching potential grant funders, especially government funding opportunities, and writing grants that would further support or expand programming and general operations of the organization. Conducting research to support the grant case will also be a crucial component of the role. And lastly, developing a funder recognition and reporting plan will further stewardship and accountability back to the funders.

Qualifications

Must be 18 years or older, legally able to work in the United States, and pass a background check.

Salary

$1200 per month

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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