Located in the heart of the “Live Music Capitol of the World,” NAMI Austin offers a VISTA member a unique blend of opportunity for professional growth in a great location for anyone who loves the outdoors, a thriving music and arts community, and the best food truck tacos in the state. The Donor & Volunteer Relations VISTA has two major roles: developing a new volunteer program structure and identifying and implementing new donor and volunteer management database. The position will allow for a combination of creativity, innovation, and strategic organizational development in an extremely supportive atmosphere with great training and strong teamwork in a city with a large and visible AmeriCorps presence.
Member Duties: The NAMI Austin Donor & Volunteer Relations VISTA will enhance the agency’s volunteer and donor engagement programs by developing new and improved tools to ensure long-term and sustainable volunteer retention and tracking of individual and corporate donors. Duties include developing and improving volunteer recruitment, training, and retention tools; researching, developing and implementing much-needed donor and volunteer databases; training agency staff on how to use the new tools. The VISTA member’s contributions will help support the agency’s expansion and stability by more effectively and efficiently managing the fast-paced growth of the volunteer program while ensuring the long-term financial sustainability of the organization. She or he will work closely with the mission-driven staff of a vibrant organization experiencing exponential growth at a time of increased community mental health awareness.
Program Benefits: Training , Living Allowance , Health Coverage* , Relocation Allowance , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Stipend , Childcare assistance if eligible .
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
Terms: Permits working at another job during off hours, car recommended, permits attendance at school during off hours.