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AmeriCorps VISTA Member - Resource Development

Miami (United States of America)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Miami (United States of America)
  • Grade: Level not specified
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  • Closing Date:

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The AmeriCorps VISTA Member – Resource Development, will develop a sustainable volunteer recruitment and management system to support the anti-trafficking and unaccompanied minor programs, providing necessary orientations and administrative support. Interact with the community at-large to create engagement opportunities for public awareness and fundraising activities.  This is AmeriCorps VISTA position, reporting to IRC’s Resource Development Manager in Florida.

Major Responsibilities: 

Volunteer Recruitment and Management:

  •  Identify and establish contact with potential partners where volunteers can be recruited 
  •  Universities and student groups
  • Affinity groups
  • Faith-based groups
  • Volunteer based community groups
  • Neighborhood associations
  • Other non-profits 

Develop onboarding and training modules for incoming volunteers 

  • Develop presentations and onboarding program 
  •  Administer orientations and trainings 

Coordinate with program leads to determine needs and create volunteer assignments 

  • Participate in weekly meeting with program leads to determine need 
  •  Develop volunteer descriptions that meet the need
  • Recruit and assign volunteers to tasks  

Provide ongoing support to volunteers 

  • Provide management support to volunteers 
  • Host monthly volunteer meetings 
  • Troubleshoot any volunteer needs or concerns

Donor Recruitment and Engagement 

Identify and make contact with source of potential donors interested in supporting the anti-trafficking and unaccompanied minor program 

  • Develop a pipeline of potential constituents, including specific audiences 
  •  Establish relationships with philanthropic groups  

Develop engagement opportunities for donors 

  • Host bi-monthly events for donors 
  •  Develop affinity groups for young professionals and other groups 

Manage mid-donor portfolio 

  • Engage donors in reoccurring communication 
  • Develop strategies to maintain high engagement with donors 
  • Troubleshoot any donor needs or concerns


Develop social media strategy to bring public awareness to human trafficking and unaccompanied minors in South Florida  

  • Develop and schedule appropriate content 
  •  Maintain social media calendar
  • Coordinate with the Development Manager to verify and approve content 

Develop systems to gather stories and media from program leads 

  • Gather story notes, photos and other media to develop monthly stories for newsletter 

Develop communication strategy to position the anti-trafficking and unaccompanied minor program in local news outlets 

  • Identify and establish contact with local journalists 
  • Present stories to local news outlets 
We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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