COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS OF MID-AMERICA
At Communities In Schools of Mid-America we do whatever it takes to help students overcome barriers to school success caused by low-income, poverty or other risk factors. We approach this challenge with a focus on teamwork and collaboration built on the strengths of our dedicated staff members. If you would like to know more about being part of the CIS of Mid-America team, take a look at our current career opportunities below or contact us.
1ST OPEN POSITION:
Affiliate Development Specialist
Communities In Schools of Mid-America (CIS of Mid-America) is seeking an AmeriCorps VISTA member to serve as Affiliate Development Specialist for the CIS of Mid-America State Office. The VISTA member will be responsible for the growth and enhancement of state office core program development, alternative services program development, and resource development efforts through fund identification and departmental capacity building in order to expand quality services to students within the CIS of Mid-America network. Activities would include: research, design, and implementation of projects in CIS of Mid-America core programming that will benefit the entire affiliate; collaboration with resource development in identifying funding sources and grant writing, enriching donor programs, providing checks and balances in organizational marketing, and data clean-up; creating engagement opportunities in alternative services, researching and evaluating alternative community-based programs, and expand new strategies focused on alumni engagement. The VISTA member would serve from the CIS of Mid-America State Office in Lawrence, KS and would work with the entire CIS of Mid-America network (Northeast, Central, Mid, Southwest, and Southeast, KS as well as Kansas City, MO, Tulsa, OK, and Iowa).
2ND OPEN POSITION:
Parsons or Pittsburg, KS
Communities In Schools of Mid-America (CIS of Mid-America) is seeking an AmeriCorps VISTA member to serve as Operations Coordinator for Southeast Kansas. The VISTA member will be responsible for the growth and development of systems within resource development, community awareness and engagement, and program development in order to expand quality services to students within the CIS of Mid-America network. Activities would include: research, creating site/community profiles detailing resource gaps, cultivation of local donors, representing the affiliate at relevant community events and meetings, pursuing local community provider/volunteer source partnerships for events, and evaluating current program development and implementation. The VISTA member would serve from the CIS of Mid-America Southeast Kansas Area office in Parsons or Pittsburg, KS and work throughout the Southeast Kansas region (Parsons, Pittsburg, Fort Scott, and Chanute, KS). For more information or to apply for this position, contact Sophie Archuleta at Sophie.Archuleta@cismidamerica.org. Applications should include a cover letter, resume, and three references.