Uplift Marketing and Fundraising Coordinator

Position Summary

Position details

Term Date: Flexible Start Dates for Year-Long Position
Location: Gardiner, ME
Focus Area: Age Friendly, Community Outreach, Disability Services, Public Health, Social Media, Youth

Join our innovative fundraising and marketing team to help support program improvement and expansion of services provided to individuals living with intellectual and/or behavioral health diagnoses!

Established in 1959, Uplift, Inc. has been providing community services for almost 65 years. Uplift was established by local families seeking educational options for their children at a time when children with IDD were not allowed in public schools. Uplift now provides a variety of services including residential, employment, case management to low-income individual experiencing IDD. Uplift strives to continue to provide quality support services and develop new innovative services like Community Membership to meet the needs of individuals served. Our mission is to create conditions under which individuals with IDD experience; presence and participation in the community, respect and dignity, personal choice, opportunities to develop competence and to create and maintain personal relationships.

Responsibilities include developing and overseeing a variety of fundraising strategies by accessing local, state, and federal grant opportunities, creating a data base of potential individual and cooperate entities for the development of an annual fundraising campaign and developing local smaller community fundraising opportunities. (5k fundraiser, car washes etc.). Expand our marketing footprint to include a variety of media platforms. Enhance current agency website, develop, and maintain Facebook, X, and other similar digital platforms. Follow a Plan, Do, Study, Act model to measure the successes of the fundraising and marketing efforts and drive any improvements/changes indicated those strategies.

Benefits

  • Bi-Weekly Living Allowance of $877/Biweekly
  • Relocation Allowance of $750 plus $.40 per mile (for those moving more than 50 miles)
  • Health Benefits
  • Childcare Reimbursement if Eligible
  • Student Loan Forbearance for eligible federal loans (interest paid by AmeriCorps)
  • SNAP Eligibility (depending on financial situation)
  • Training and Professional Development
  • Life Navigator (on-staff licensed counselor for members)
  • Choice of Segal AmeriCorps Education Award ($7300) or an end-of-term bonus ($1800) upon term completion
  • Non-Competitive Eligibility for federal employment for one-year post-term

*Individuals are limited to two full Segal AmeriCorps Education Awards in their lifetime

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Organization

Uplift, Inc.

Gardiner, ME

Goodwill VISTA Partnership

The Goodwill VISTA Partnership works to reduce poverty in communities across Maine and New Hampshire through indirect service, such as creating and running programs, fundraising and grant writing, communications work, increasing social media presence, recruiting volunteers, as well as assisting with community assessments, among other projects. Focus areas of partner agencies include public health, food security, environmental justice, educational support, youth development, housing, and more!