We are currently hiring for the following position(s):
Project Feast is a start-up nonprofit founded in 2013 that empowers refugees and immigrants through pathways to employment in the food industry. We are also a platform for deep and meaningful intercultural exchange thus benefiting the broader community.
Project Feast is increasing the financial stability of low income immigrant refugees by launching a 4 month culinary job training and food industry job placement support and enabling a more inclusive environment as a result of our community events. The Development Coordinator VISTA will support Project Feast in its mission by:
1. Expanding and improving fundraising strategies to engage donors and develop sustainable funding support for the program.
2. Improving the volunteer program through recruitment, training, and the development of new volunteer management tools and materials.
3. Developing a client intake system for the apprentice program to increase support for immigrant and refugee program participants.
4. Creating and improving tools for evaluation and data collection to record participant feedback and make program improvements.
At Project Feast, we strive to be community driven and care about equity, be solution oriented, to do our best and expect the same of others, and to seek triple bottom line sustainability. Our ideal Development Coordinator is excited about our work and our values, curious and motivated to learn, eager to learn about working with the refugee and immigrant population and their skills and strengths, interested in gaining experience while contributing to our organization and team, willing to seek feedback and improve themselves.
You will get to work with a talented team to build capacity in a young organization while gaining valuable experience in nonprofit fundraising and sustainable community based development while gaining invaluable exposure to a social enterprise that embraces an asset based model.
The Development Coordinator who will be part of the Americorps VISTA program through United Way of King County.
As part of the Americorps VISTA program, you will receive the following benefits:
Preferred skills and qualifications:
Please send a letter of interest and resume to Veena Prasad, Executive Director of Project Feast and Cassie Marshall, Americorps VISTA Leader at United Way. You can reach them at firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com respectively. Please submit application materials as soon as possible for consideration. We hope to select our candidate by Dec 15, 2016.