At Sacred Heart Community Clinic (Round Rock, TX) the VISTA member will plan and execute fundraiser to increase long-term sustainability of the clinic's new dental clinic. In addition, they will work to increase donor contributions to the clinic's annual gala and create an annual report to better communicate the worth and value of the clinic to new and existing donors.
Fundraising, creating an annual report, donor outreach.
Community Need Addressed
Sacred Heart Community Clinic has recently opened a dental clinic to provide much-needed dental care to their patients. The Development Specialist will ensure the long-term sustainability of the dental clinic via fundraising and other development activities.
The VISTA will create fundraising infrastructure to ensure the dental clinic has a continued source of funding into the future.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Non-competitive eligibility (federal jobs), Relocation allowance (if applicable), Stipend
Skills you will gain
Fundraising, event planning, donor relations
Competencies You Will Develop
Listen to and consider others' viewpoints, Maintain open lines of communication with others, Speak clearly, in precise language and in a logical, organized and coherent manner, Write cleary and effectively
Creativity & Problem Solving
Capable of generating possible solutions, Improvise
Develop constructive working relationships and maintain them over time, Interact professionally and respectfully with supervisors and co-workers, Stay positive and outcome oriented, Use appropriate strategies and solutions for dealing with conflicts and differences to maintain a smooth workflow
Accepts responsibility, Identify and prioritize the key issues involved to facilitate the decision making process
Carefully consider which tools or technological solutions are appropriate for a given job, Consistently choose the best tool or technological solution for the problem at hand
Able to prioritize various competing tasks, Demonstrate the effective allocation of time and resources efficiently, Set goals
Be pleasant, courteous, professional and respectful when dealing with internal and external customers or clients, Honor the privilege of being able to work with and for those being served, Understand and anticipate the needs of others