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Primary Responsibilities: VISTA Development Coordinator will: (1) develop & manage strategic plans to secure funding from local, regional, & national corporations, foundations, & government sources & complete likelihood of award analysis using & updating the COI grant decision calculator; (2) research, write, & coordinate grant application processes; (3) organize of the grant calendar, binder, & Google Drive folder & steward current partnerships; (4) create effective proposal content with quantitative research & meaningful grant reporting; (5) develop & send reports, correspondence, & thank-you letters to funders & other stakeholders; (6) share the mission & community impact of COI; (7) market, maintain, & coordinate the COI mini-grant program; (8) create tracking & organization system for new & existing partners of COI Material Diversion Program composed of local businesses & manufacturers; (9) engage in community workshops & talks & skill-building programs related to grant-writing & sustainability management.
Desired Qualifications: Skills: Public Speaking, Communications, Environment, Team Work, Leadership, Teaching/Tutoring, Computers/Technology, Youth Development, General Skills, Non-Profit Management, Fundraising/Grant Writing, Fine Arts/Crafts, Business/Entrepreneur, Community Organization, Writing/Editing, Education.
Benefits / Why Work for Us: Clever Octopus Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering creativity and environmental awareness through art, science, technology, engineering, and math. Our multitentacled approach includes the Clever Octopus Creative Reuse Center and the Octopod mobile outreach vehicle. Project Objectives and details available – email us for more!
How to Apply: Applications must be submitted through AmeriCorps website – this is this job posting: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=91998
Compensation Type: Annual salary
Salary/Wage: AmeriCorps VISTA stipend
Status: Full Time
Location: Salt Lake City / South Salt Lake