The Affinity Groups Coordinator AmeriCorps VISTA will support the resource development staff to cultivate cooperative, productive relationships with United Way’s mission focused donor groups. He/she will help develop the systems to ensure the mission of United Way of Northern Utah is reflected in the groups’ activities.
Essential Function 1: Program Development and Implementation
· Develop and implement donor engagement strategies for mission-focused donor groups to deepen their engagement with United Way of Northern Utah.
Essential Function 2: Affinity Group Communications
· Communicate clearly, regularly and effectively with members of each affinity group, and with resource development staff to build coordination, teamwork, enthusiasm and a sense of common purpose.
Essential Function 3: Management of Volunteer Projects
· Provide guidance and direction for volunteer projects selected by affinity group steering committees to support the mission of United Way of Northern Utah.
Essential Function 4: Coordination of Engagement Events
· Develop, plan and implement strategic, data-driven, branded, mission-focused affinity group events that recognize, steward and further cultivate current donors, volunteers and prospects, increasing their engagement with the organization.
? Work in conjunction with select members of Resource Development, to identify potential donors and solicit donations where appropriate.
? Collaborate with the Resource Development team to conceive and produce collateral for the annual fundraising campaign as assigned.
? Assist with both internal and external TUW communication tasks as assigned.
? Serve as a Resource Development representative on internal project teams as needed.
High school diploma required. Preferred candidate is one that is working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Communications & Marketing; People, Politics, or Society preferred OR has 1-2 years of project management experience.
? Previous experience managing and training volunteer teams
? Established relationships with influential members of the Northern Utah area preferred
? Proven track record of work with, in, and around diverse cultures and populations
? Highly motivated agenda setter
? Able to thrive in a high-performance culture that requires proven results and accountability
? Ability to inspire and motivate others
? Demonstrated project management skills and ability to balance competing priorities
? Ability to recognize hurdles/obstacles and to broker collaborative problem-solving and issue resolution
? Ability to be flexible and adapt to changes in workflow
? Excellent time management skills with ability to track multiple projects and meet deadlines
? Ability to work under pressure, adapt to change and solve problems
? Comfortable at times being a team of one
? Superior written and oral skills with emphasis in public speaking
? Proven success in planning and implementing events
? Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
ABOUT AMERICORPS VISTA PROGRAM
AmeriCorps is a national network of programs that address critical community needs in our nation. Through AmeriCorps VISTA, you can make a tangible difference. Become an AmeriCorps VISTA at the United Way of Northern Utah. AmeriCorps VISTA is a national program where community members have the opportunity to serve in local nonprofits for one year helping to eliminate poverty. In return for service, members receive a living allowance, a healthcare allowance, and other benefits.
During their 10-month term of service, AmeriCorps members are to complete a total of 1200 hours of service and receive a monthly living allowance. At the end of their term of service, members receive an education award to use toward payment of student loans or upcoming college/university/technical school tuition, fees, and/or books. If the member is over the age of 55, they may gift their education award to a child or grandchild. All members can receive forbearance of payments on current student loans.
Please apply here: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/529593/United-Way-of-Northern-Utah/Affinity-Groups-Coordinator