Resource Development Coordinator VISTA

Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation

About the organization

Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation is a private nonprofit that was incorporated in 2012 and received its 501(c)(3) determination in 2013. The Parks Foundation protects and enhances our communities' livability through public engagement, education, and the sustainability of our parks, open spaces, and trails. Current programs focus on improving community health and wellness and developing people’s appreciation for the natural and cultural history found in local parks. A special emphasis is placed on increasing access to free programming for low income community members in order to improve education and health outcomes for people living in poverty.

Duties

The Resource Development Coordinator VISTA will be an essential member of the team for this young non-profit organization. This person will help to build capacity and implement a sustainable fundraising plan to support the Healthy Parks, Healthy People programs. Collaborating closely with the Development Director and other VISTA members, this person will create new and expand current fundraising opportunities to support health-based programming.

Service year dates: August 3, 2020 to August 2, 2021

Qualifications

Passionate commitment to TMPF’s mission and vision;
Bachelor’s degree;
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment;
Exceptional writing skills;
Strong communication skills;
Strong organizational skills;
High degree of initiative and spirit of service;
Preferred: experience in fundraising and donor cultivation;
Preferred: experience with grant writing and reporting;
Preferred: reading, writing, and speaking competency in Spanish language.

Salary

$12,490/year, AmeriCorps VISTA benefits, professional development, relocation assistance, and more!

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please apply on the my.AmeriCorps.gov website listed, or send cover letter and resume to Micah Beck at [email protected]

Feel free to reach out to Micah with any questions about the position, or visit the Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation website here: https://www.tmparksfoundation.org/

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