Urban BoatBuilders- Development and Communications VISTA

Saint Paul
May 31, 2021
Job Type
Full Time
Urban BoatBuilders- Development and Communications VISTA

The development and communications VISTA will add capacity to Urban Boatbuilders by focusing on key fundraising activities, including grant writing support, individual fundraising, event support, and sponsorship acquisition. Additionally, they will oversee and manage communication efforts, including, but not limited to, social media, newsletter writing, and collateral design. Finally, they will work with others at Urban Boatbuilders to attend events on Urban Boatbuilders' behalf, and communicate upcoming events to key stakeholders. Annually, there are various projects being completed to ultimately help serve youth, break the generational poverty cycle that many of them are in, and provide opportunities for success. Communicating the mission of the organization effectively and assisting in raising money to support programs is key to success. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Member Duties : This Americorps member will actively research and write grant proposals to foundations and corporations, write individual donor appeal letters, manage social media and e-news on an ongoing basis, and help to plan and execute events. The VISTA will work collaboratively with various Urban Boatbuilders staff members to raise money, spread awareness, and convey the brand's voice to various stakeholders of the organization.

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

Terms :

Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours .

Service Areas :

Education .

Skills :

Team Work , General Skills , Leadership .