Communications & Development Coordinator


TITLE:VISTA Communications and Development Coordinator

REPORTS TO: Executive Director, Urban Foundation

SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Executive Director, spearhead efforts to increase visibility and long-term sustainability of the Kid City program. The three primary areas of focus include a membership campaign, communications strategy, and volunteer management plan.

HOURS: Monday - Friday, 10am - 6:30 pm; some weekends for events, meetings, etc.

Membership Campaign (ongoing)

  • Using the fund development strategy provided by the USC consultants to Kid City, develop materials necessary to launch a membership campaign, including web pages, methods of payment, and printed collateral.
  • Research millennial giving and work with Kid City college grads/alumni to develop an alumni advisory structure for: events, publicity, cultivation of members. May include organizing special alumni events and activities, including the annual Summer Showcase and Ultreya.
  • Database: manage Nationbuilder database for supporters, alumni, and volunteers. Keep up to date tags, paths, etc. for easy use in communications work by all staff.
  • Increase contacts in database with younger potential donors who are connected to Kid City staff, volunteers, and alumni.
  • Database segmentation and strategies for different constituencies: alumni and parents, downtown businesses and residents, donors, supporters, volunteers, church members.
  • Establish systems, create capacity, and supervise volunteers in the following areas:
    • Database management
    • Record donations in database
    • Thank you calls, letters, and appreciation events for donors and volunteers


  • Develop social media strategy and protocols for in-house and out-reach. Calendar out regular programming as well as campaigns related to membership, including: End-Year, Ultreya, Splash of LA, Career Conferences, etc.
  • Supervise website updates
  • Develop frequency, protocol, style of email blasts and quarterly newsletters. Recruit and manage writers (staff, volunteers, students) and photographers to provide content.
  • Establish systems, create capacity, and supervise volunteers in the following areas:
    • Update and maintain Urban Foundation and Kid City website.
    • Create and manage a regular calendar of email blasts and quarterly newsletters

Volunteer management

  • Design training, recruitment materials for volunteers, including job descriptions & ads
  • Together with other staff, complete the training provided by Blue Garnet and finalize a Volunteer Management Plan
  • Together with Kid City staff, design volunteer positions for high school and college students who need volunteer hours or experience.
  • Work with program partners Holman CDC and JVS to employ Kid City students and alumni for volunteer positions.
  • Train and supervise volunteers as needed, and on a regular basis prepare to recruit additional/replacements.


This opportunity started on Nov. 12, 2019, 3 a.m. and ended on Nov. 10, 2020, 3 a.m. EST and happens once. All events occur at an action's local time based on the latest information provided to us. The time listed here has been automatically converted to your device's timezone.


  714 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, California, 90015, USA

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