City Vision Internship: Reconciliation Services

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City Vision Internships is a Christian one-year, multi-year or summer internship program based on the AmeriCorps model. Interns serve at one of over 40 positions across the USA and Canada. In the past 10 years, we have placed over 500 full-time interns and 68,000+ volunteers in hundreds of Christian ministries.

Reconciliation Services provides emergency assistance and therapeutic services to individuals and families in the Kansas City Metropolitan area, who otherwise would 'fall through the cracks.' Located in the heart of the city, Reconciliation Services rebuilds community one person at a time by enabling growth, forging connections, and empowering individuals. The purpose of this position is to provide support to the Executive Director and other program staff members involved with the fundraising and community relations efforts of Reconciliation Services. The intern reports to the Executive Director.

For Interns without a Bachelors Degree: One Year (or summer) Work Study Internship
•Provides a work study internship with free tuition in City Vision College for a full year paid by hosting ministry.
•Online courses providing accredited degrees in Nonprofit Management, Addiction Studies, and Urban Missions.
•Housing is provided by hosting ministry (or a cash equivalent living stipend).
•Any Pell grant or other federal financial aid paid as cash payment to student (up to $5,645).
•Expectation is typically 29 hours of volunteer work with 16 hours of class work per week (45 hours total).

For Interns with a Bachelors Degree: One Year Paid Internship
•Housing is provided by hosting ministry (or a cash equivalent living stipend).
•Volunteer Interns paid a living stipend from $200-$600/month (depending on site).
•Free tuition in City Vision College for a full year paid by hosting ministry. (Optional)
•Expectation is typically 40 hours of volunteer work per week.


Development and Community Relations Intern:
•Conducts research on prospects, including individuals, corporations and foundations identified by staff members as potential sources of private funds for specific projects.
•Conducts ongoing research to identify potential donors and sources of donor information.
•Enters data into constituency information database for prospect tracking purposes.
•Presents results of research in the form of written reports which include, as appropriate, both detailed information organized to facilitate retrieval and analyses of the significance of the information. Reports may include copies of resource materials as needed.
•Participates in the formulation of fund-raising strategy for Reconciliation Services and specific projects through meetings and discussions with staff members.
•Makes recommendations about appropriate contacts or visits for development purposes. Assists staff member in development-related activities as assigned. These will include meetings with various community groups and other constituents to share about the work of Reconciliation Services.
•Assists in identifying and marking materials for inclusion in prospect, project and subject files and in maintenance of files and other record-keeping systems.
•Remains current with events and trends in local, national and international business, finance and philanthropy.
Acquires and maintains current knowledge of public activities and internal projects, policies and procedures of the organization.
•Participates in social media and other online marketing activities.
•Collaborates with members of the team in the achievement of goals.

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•At least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED)
•Must be a Christian
•U.S. citizen, U.S. national or lawful permanent resident alien, or have a valid student or work visa
•Able to make at least a one year (or summer) commitment (may be extended by mutual agreement)
•Able to financially live on just free housing (and stipend if you opt for the One Year Paid Internship) and any outside income sources you have.
•Able to relocate to a location of a ministry site (unless a site exists at your current location)
•Knowledge of and skill in word processing, data entry and data analysis, as well as demonstrated computer aptitude and experience in such areas as Internet search and social media communications.
•Basic knowledge of how nonprofit organizations function and standard office procedures.

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