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The Social Action Leadership Team (SALT) is the Spirit-led social justice ministry of the Chapel of the Resurrection at Valparaiso University in which students in community seek to embody the Christian call to be the ‘salt of the earth’ (Matthew 5:13).
-Domestic Violence Prevention and Awareness
-Civil Rights Issues
-Access to education around the world
-Stigma surrounding mental illness
-Easy access to healthcare around the world
-intra and interpersonal communication
-racial integration and communication on campus
-reducing violence in developing countries
-ecumeicial communication churches
-Habitat destruction and overconsumption
-Stryfom usage on campus
-Native American education
-Public music access
-Literacy in underdeveloped countries
-Internet access in developing countries
-Campus accessibility for disabled students
-Children in foster care system
-Integration of mentally disabled children in schools
-education and prevention of obseity
-workers rights in chicagoland
-Support our troops
-Education for safe childcare
-pollutants and waste in water sources
-accessibility to fresh water
-access to health and sex education
-early childhood literacy
-suicide awareness and prevention
-support and treatment for eating disorders
-on campus access to local organic whole foods
-cyber bullying prevention
-freedom of press
-voter registration help
-Historical awareness of current events
-alcohol/drug prevention and awareness
-temporary mental disorder awareness
-eliminating negative attitudes towards immigrants
-diversity in media
-treatment of disabled in underdeveloped countries
-mental health care in juvenile detention centers
-prayer in public schools
-Christian education in prisons
-Personality disorder awareness
-The acclimation of soldiers into civilian life
-Healthcare rights for chronic illness patients
-blood and bone marrow donation awareness
-Type 1 diabetes awareness
-promoting civic awareness and action
-combating gender stereotypes
-access to affordable higher education
-decriminalization and treatment of drug addicts
-access to summer camps for low income families/children
-stopping the resegregation of public schools
-poverty related crime
-free summer lunch programs/other programs for underprivileged children and childcare
-asset based community development
-Black lives matter all lives matter
-legalization of medical marijuana
-research and awareness of dementia
-conservation of the natural world
-employment of people with IDDs
-care for veterans
-gender equality in sexual assault legislation
-conscientious depiction of poverty in media
-elimination of poverty porn
-support for children of divorce
-care for the elderly
-global awareness of climate change
-financial help for single parents
-global religious tolerance
-sports programs for disabled children
-drug free approaches to medicine
-reaching to juvenile delinquents
-assimilation of ex criminals back into society
-solitary reform and sentence reform
-shutting down Seaworld
-image of women in media and advertising
-paid maternal and paternal leave
-childhood mental health awareness
-image of men in modern day culture
-nursing home abuse and neglect
-awareness of effects of mental health on families
-salary differences between genders/race
-education for mentally disabled
-promotion of small business
-breast cancer awareness
-medical coverage for LGBTQ individuals
-Criminal justice awareness/criminal justice reform
-elephant poaching awareness
-elimination of negative stigma for counseling services
-funding for honor flights
-unjust punishments for women in middle eastern cultures
-save the pandas
-consequences of texting and driving/distracted driving
-mental health awareness for victims of sexual assault
-integration of religions
-Alatnon and Alateen awareness
-labor issues in underdeveloped countries
-promotion of art and music in schools
-respect of other cultures/non westernization
-funding for high school sports and music programs
-awareness of burnout and over exhaustion on college campus
NPH USA is dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean by supporting the Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos network of homes for orphaned, abandoned and disadvantaged children. We provide a loving family, security, education, health care, and leadership development opportunities to children in nine countries.
The Development Coordinator's primary role is to support the Upper Midwest Regional Development Team in their goals to increase the current level of giving from existing donors and secure giving from new donors for NPH. Additionally, the Development Coordinator is expected to engage in some development activities of their own – through a variety of approaches (event fundraising, child sponsorship drives, associate board events, third party events) – under the oversight of the Regional Director. The Development Coordinator will also be expected to cultivate a portfolio of existing donors as well as to initiate efforts to attract new donors to support NPH's mission.
Primary Responsibilities and Duties:
1. Increase the annual giving of the assigned donor portfolio to achieve fundraising targets using a combination of individual gifts, event donations and child sponsorships.
2. Set up face-to-face meetings and regularly correspond with portfolio donors to build relationships and to discuss their annual giving.
3. Identify and cultivate new donors previously unaware of NPH.
4. Increase local awareness of NPH by actively engaging other organizations (i.e. service organizations, schools, parishes, etc.) through speaking opportunities, travel, etc.
1. Provide support for the Regional Staff before, during and after events to assure that the events are successful and that event attendees are followed up with according to plan.
2. Work with event committees to assist with event planning details as directed by Regional Staff.
3. Lead the event planning, execution and follow-up on some of the Region's smaller events.
4. Assist with post-event communication process (i.e. thank you notes, calls, emails, etc.) to assure that we have followed up with all event attendees.
1. Recruit and manage local volunteers as needed to support regional team.
2. Answer incoming phone calls for office.
3. Monitor / order office supplies and marketing materials for regional office.
4. Manage relationships with and payment of office vendors.
5. Facilitate receipt and correct processing of incoming gifts.
6. Input donor information in Salesforce.com and serve as local expert on the database, regularly running reports and creating campaigns.
7. Coordinate in-house mailings to donors as needed.
8. Prepare materials for Regional Board and Associate Board.
9. Track administrative details and provide office support for donor trips.
10. Other administrative duties as assigned.
Qualifications / Requirements / Other
· Bachelor's Degree strongly preferred
· Minimum of 1 – 2 years of previous development/fundraising/sales experience.
· Self-motivated, ability to develop a cultivation plan and see it through to completion with minimal oversight.
· Excellent relationship building and communication (oral and written) skills. Some type of previous donor/customer/client service experience required.
· Previous experience supporting events preferred.
· Strong analytical skills with ability to work effectively with a team-driven, mission-oriented business.
· Strong organizational and project management skills with ability to juggle multiple priorities and pay close attention to details.
· Passion for the mission of NPH and for the development profession.
· Spanish fluency is a plus.
· Compensation commensurate with previous experience and achievement of targets. Bonus eligible based on giving targets for both existing and new donors.
The Development Coordinator reports to the Regional Director, who reports to the VP of Development. This role supports much of the work initiated by the Development Managers and Regional Director. Total staff size of national organization is approximately 30; local team size is three.
How to Apply:
Send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please no phone calls or outside agencies. NPH USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity in the workplace and encourage applicants from all backgrounds.
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