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Marketing & Communications VISTA

CMFCAA supports, educates and advocates for at risk abused and neglected children in central Missouri area and is seeking an immediate Marketing & Communications VISTA.

Purpose:

The Communications & Marketing VISTA will strengthen organizational capacity of Central Missouri Foster Care and Adoption Association (CMFCAA) through creating and implementing a marketing strategy of CMFCAA services and communications. As a result of the VISTA member’s service, CMFCAA will have sustainable foster, adoptive, kinship parent, donor, and volunteer programs. These results will allow CMFCAA to impact poverty by reducing the Adverse Childhood Effects (ACE) score that clients experience by preventing recurrent trauma associated with patterns of abuse for foster and adoptive children.

Goals & Objectives:

Communications and Marketing ViSTA will assess the current state of Central Missouri Foster Care and Adoption Association’s mission, programs, clients, and volunteers served as well as complete VISTA member training and CMFCAA onboarding training. Develop a marketing strategy to communicate CMFCAA programs and services to potential donors and volunteers through written media, social media, web based media, and other potential avenues. Vista will also set up recruitment systems and build partnerships with community organizations in order to spread the word about client, volunteer, and donor needs within CMFCAA as well as leverage new partnerships in and among the underserved rural counties within the target population.

You will be the difference in making that possible for children from hard places. CMFCAA is centrally located and headquarters is situated at the heart of beautiful downtown Jefferson City, Missouri. The state capitol of Missouri is steps from our headquarters and the amazing Lake of the Ozarks is thirty minutes away. Called the playground of the mid-west; the lake area has all you need to relax after assisting in the efforts of bringing safety and security to Missouri’s at-risk children. Sustainable programming is the goal and strong volunteers in every corner of the 13-county region Central Missouri Foster Care & Adoption Association serves. The urban areas of Missouri are only a drive away in either direction or you can take a train. Peaceful and friendly the mid-west offers enjoyable opportunities and CMFCAA provides many networking, training and valuable skills to take to the next level of your career.

Benefits:

Communications & Marketing VISTA VAD will explain the exact project description, qualifications, timeline for year of project and necessary skills. Join our team and make a difference in the life of a child.

*CMFCAA will allow for after hour employment and continuation of higher education.

Monthly Stipend. Health Coverage. Child Care. Education End of Year Award. Affordable Housing Option w/ meals. Mileage reimbursement. Travel Allowance. Professional Development. Leadership Opportunity. Travel. Federal Non-Compete Employment for 1 Year.

Must be 18 years or older. Must have reliable transportation. Must pass a typing test and understand WORD Programming and able to use Excel. Good customer service and must be a team player. Commitment for service position is one year from start date.

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Grant Development VISTA

CMFCAA supports, educates and advocates for at risk abused and neglected children in central Missouri area and is seeking an immediate Grant Development VISTA

Purpose:

The Grant Development VISTA member will build organizational capacity of Central Missouri Foster Care and Adoption Association (CMFCAA) through researching and cultivating funding for at risk children in the CMFCAA service area. As a result of the VISTA member’s service, CMFCAA will have the funding to develop sustainable foster, adoptive, kinship parent, donor, and volunteer programs. These results will allow CMFCAA to impact poverty by reducing the Adverse Childhood Effects (ACE) score that clients experience by preventing reoccurring trauma associated with patterns of abuse for foster and adoptive children.

Objectives/Goals:

The goal of the Development Specialist VISTA is to build financial capacity and match funding supporting family programs to deter disruptions, mitigate ACE and further expand counties served through our programming. VISTA Development Specialist will work with a team to secure $300,000 as part of a current grant development plan. The VISTA Development Specialist will also work with the marketing team to create a sustainable Campaign for our 12×12 Giving Program. Grant writing, fundraising events, networking and building ongoing supports are also an important piece of the Development VISTA Specialist role.

You will be the difference in making that possible for children from hard places. CMFCAA is centrally located and headquarters is situated at the heart of beautiful downtown Jefferson City, Missouri. The state capitol of Missouri is steps from our headquarters and the amazing Lake of the Ozarks is thirty minutes away. Called the playground of the mid-west; the lake area has all you need to relax after assisting in the efforts of bringing safety and security to Missouri’s at-risk children. Sustainable programming is the goal and strong volunteers in every corner of the 13-county region Central Missouri Foster Care & Adoption Association serves. The urban areas of Missouri are only a drive away in either direction or you can take a train. Peaceful and friendly the mid-west offers enjoyable opportunities and CMFCAA provides many networking, training and valuable skills to take to the next level of your career.

Benefits:

Grant Development VISTA VAD will explain the exact project description, qualifications, timeline for year of project and necessary skills. Join our team and make a difference in the life of a child.

*CMFCAA will allow for after hour employment and continuation of higher education.

Monthly Stipend. Health Coverage. Child Care. Education End of Year Award. Affordable Housing Option w/meals. Mileage reimbursement. Travel allowance. Professional Development. Leadership opportunity. Travel. Federal Non-Compete Employment for 1 Year.

Must be 18 years or older. Must have reliable transportation. Must pass a typing test and understand Word programming and able to use Excel. Good customer service and must be a team player. Commitment for service position is one year from start date.

Apply here:

https://my.americorps.gov/mp/login.do