- 20-Apr-2017 to 19-May-2017
- - Cooperative for Education (CoEd)
- Cincinnati, OH, USA
WHO WE ARE
Cooperative for Education (CoEd) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty in Guatemala through education. CoEd accomplishes this mission by providing sustainable education tools (like books and computers), teacher training, and scholarship programs in impoverished schools. Through these programs, CoEd strives to address the root causes of poverty in Guatemala, rather than merely treating its symptoms.
WHO YOU ARE
You're filled with gratitude.
You love showering others with appreciation and recognize that thoughtfulness is key when communicating with donors.
You could sell ice in Alaska.
You have charisma and are comfortable promoting programs and experiences to benefit the students in Guatemala.
You're a leader.
You have demonstrated skills in leading others.
You value attention to detail.
You care about the little things, and carry out your work with thought and integrity. Youre even watching for typos, and this sentence almost killed you.
You're passionate about empowering students.
You recognize the importance of education, especially in Guatemala, and long to make a difference by serving as a bridge between CoEd donors and the students.
This position offers an entry into the nonprofit field by working for a growing international development organization. The successful applicant will gain valuable experience in nonprofit marketing, fundraising, event coordination, and data management.
Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):
• Supporting the expansion of the Scholarship & Youth Development program.
• Developing new opportunities to involve volunteers and supporters that alleviate staff resources.
• Streamlining inventory systems and office management duties.
• Assisting in special events planning and silent auction donation solicitations.
• Communicating with donors regarding programs and special requests, as needed.
• Managing internal office communications and meeting coordination.
• Supporting a 16 person staff through projects as assigned.
The successful candidate will be self-motivated and resourceful. This person will also possess:
A. A four-year college degree. Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
B. Experience in clerical and/or administrative positions.
C. An interest in supporting the organization's mission through an administrative support role.
D. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
E. Strong interpersonal skills; high comfort level in dealing with people.
F. An ability to work on many tasks at once.
G. Strong abilities in Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel.
H. Spanish language proficiency is a plus.
AmeriCorps VISTA members serve full time (~40 hours/week) for 1 full year at a community organization on anti-poverty projects. AmeriCorps VISTA members work on projects that build the capacity of their organization.
Click the APPLY button to submit resume and cover letter, including GPA. Applications accepted on a rolling basis with preference given to those submitted by April 28, 2017. No phone calls please.