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Alzheimer’s Association Memory Café

December 19, Richmond, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter will hold its monthly Memory Café, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Great Hope Baptist Church, 2101 Venable Street, Richmond, VA. Memory Café provides an opportunity for persons with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia, their families and caregivers to have significant experiences apart from their daily routines. Participants enjoy intellectual, emotional and physical stimulation. Lunch is provided.

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Alzheimer’s Association Know the Ten Warning Signs

December 12, Richmond, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents Know the Ten Warning Signs, 10-11:30 a.m., VCU Health HUB at 25th, 1330 North 25th Street, Suite A, Richmond, VA 23223. This program is designed to help people recognize common signs of the disease and know what to watch for in themselves and others.

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Alzheimer’s Association Coffee & Conversation – Men’s Group

December 5, Richmond, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter hosts Coffee and Conversation – Men’s Meeting, 10:30 a.m., Spring Arbor Cottage of Richmond, 10601 Barbara Lane, Richmond, VA 23233. Part educational, part support group, men with a dementia diagnosis meet to discuss a topic relevant to life with dementia.

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Research and Policy Intern

Job Summary:

HOME’s Internship Program provides outstanding college students with the opportunity to gain valuable work experience at a non-profit organization. Through advanced project work assignments and professional development activities, interns are provided with an extensive understanding of the design, coordination, and implementation of housing research activities, assisting in policy development and dissemination, and the implementation of fair housing activities and projects. Interns will be given the opportunity to enhance their critical thinking skills through research analysis, formal presentations, and writing. In addition to specific business area tasks, you will receive targeted training, mentorship, and exclusive networking opportunities.

Duties and responsibilities:

1. Key Responsibilities in Research & Data Management

Public policy initiatives using all appropriate data sources, including HOME client data, HOME fair housing test data; data collected through primary review of records, such as deeds; various public and private sources of aggregated housing-related data, such as HMDA data; secondary sources of data, such as reports by other organizations; information from federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and publications; General Assembly bill tracking; and other data as needed. Prepare reports on research activities as appropriate.

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Care Coordinator

Senior Connections, the designated Area Agency on Aging for the City of Richmond and seven surrounding counties, is seeking a Care Coordinator to perform case management services for older adults and provides assistance to clients with social, health and economic needs.

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Victim Witness Specialist – two positions available

OFFICE OF THE COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY
CITY OF RICHMOND
VICTIM/WITNESS SPECIALIST

This Victim/Witness Specialist grant funded position provides specialized services to adult and child victims of crime.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
• Facilitates an understanding of the dynamics of abuse in the criminal justice system and community
• Explains the criminal justice system and ensures that victims are aware of their rights
• Conducts initial safety planning and needs assessments
• Provides crisis intervention, as necessary
• Assists with trials; accompanies victims and witnesses to court
• Provides essential information to Commonwealth’s Attorneys and law enforcement officers
• Refers victims to other community resources, as necessary
• Assists with protective orders, registration for notification of inmate release, and VA Victims Fund applications
• Explains court procedures and provides support throughout the criminal justice process
• Maintains victim and family contact to ensure that clients are receiving information and support
• Performs other related duties as required

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Program Officer – Communications & Development

Virginia LISC seeks a qualified candidate for a Program Officer position with the Virginia LISC office to plan and implement communications and public relations activities as well as resource development efforts for the office. The Development & Communications Officer will successfully promote the mission and achieve the funding goals of Virginia LISC by securing financial support from foundations, corporations, government and individuals. The Officer also manages LISC’s local communications and public relations as they relate to the promotion of the organization, its activities and fundraising objectives.

• Identify, strategically cultivate and solicit a portfolio of existing and new qualified funders.
• Design and implement individualized stewardship plans with a focus on expanding relationships.
• Collaborate with Local Advisory Committee to strategically advance stewardship plans and identify new prospects.
• Develop and spearhead annual fundraising plans, achieving annual milestones and creating effective measurements and reports.
• Cultivate current and new relationships with foundations around the region, with particular emphasis on grant writing and reporting on LISC’s impact.
• Develop and implement a communications plan for the office.
• Develop media relations strategy, seeking placements in print and broadcast and cultivating relationships with journalists.
• Coordinate all public relations activities.
• Write and edit content for all press releases, newsletters, website pages, presentations and speeches
• Develop and disseminate content on all social media platforms.
• Think strategically about how to further promote Virginia LISC externally, maintaining a key understanding of industry trends.
• Create and manage special events in support of the development program, including an annual celebration awards event.
• Supervise external public relations consultants, graphic designers, and copywriters and foster connections with national LISC communications team.
• Performs additional duties, as assigned.

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Special Events Coordinator

The Special Events Coordinator is responsible for the planning and implementation of Children’s Hospital Foundation signature fundraising special events to support Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU. Coordinator will be responsible for all logistics associated with special events and will be responsible for establishing relationships with event participants, event volunteers, event sponsors, event fundraisers and event donors. Coordinator will be responsible for the relationship management and stewardship of current and new event constituents.

Key Responsibilities:
1. Plans and implements a portfolio of Foundation signature events to include: Four Miles for Kids Walk, Bowl-a-thon, Anthem LemonAid, Virginia Dance Festival, Extra Life and Dance Marathon.
2. Grows partnerships with event constituents to increase participation at events and increase fundraising for each event.
3. Maintains event budget for each signature fundraising event and provides detailed report at the completion of each event.
4. Builds and implements a strategic year-round operating and stewardship plan for each fundraising event.
5. Collaborates with Manager of Community Relations on volunteer needs for each fundraising event.
6. Partners with the marketing team to ensure all event promotional materials are updated, relevant and represent the mission of CHoR and Children’s Hospital Foundation.
7. Works with Communications team to deliver and cultivate content for numerous communication channels to promote and engage event participants, fundraisers, donors and sponsors.

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Conference and Event Coordinator

• Oversees the planning of the annual conference, various meetings, and special events.
• Coordinates conference communications and logistics with 9 statewide legal aid offices, board members, speakers, and non-legal aid attendees.
• Works with conference track committees that help select topics and speakers for the statewide conference
• Coordinates all amenities and accommodations including site selection, food, transportation, and audiovisual equipment.
• Holds conference calls, meetings, or otherwise communicates with the statewide training committee about preferred conference venues and locations.
• Coordinates and oversees hotel room block for statewide legal aid conference.
• Ensures that project milestones/goals are met within approved budgets.
• Surveys and collects event feedback from attendees and participants.
• Plans event from start to finish according to requirements, target audience and objectives.
• Sources, negotiates, and contracts with vendors and suppliers.
• Assists with marketing and promotional activities for events.
• Ensures the event is completed smoothly and step up to resolve any problems that might occur.
• Other responsibilities: handles logistics for virtual learning and webinars, fosters relationships with legal aid programs, updates legal services directory, maintains subscriptions to legal aid listservs.

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Development Manager

RPAA seeks a Development Manager to support the implementation of the annual fundraising plan for the organization. Main duties include overseeing the Annual Fund process; researching, writing, and tracking grants; and managing gift recording and acknowledgement. The Development Manager will work closely with the Executive Director and Assistant Director of Development on strategies that contribute to both the short-term and long-term contributed revenue goals of the organization.

Job Responsibilities (includes, but not limited to):

Annual Fund
• Oversee the Annual Fund program, including all aspects of donor mailings—appeal letters, season benefits, event invitations, and other special appeals as needed.
• Ensure that messaging is appropriate, persuasive, and tailored to different audiences.
• Assist in managing special recognition opportunities for annual donors with the intent to retain or upgrade donors.

Grants
• Research foundations and corporations to identify new sources of funding.
• Write grant proposals in accordance with funder guidelines.
• Monitor current grants to ensure that anticipated outcomes are achieved.
• Maintain grants records, timelines and reporting requirements.
• Provide timely reports and evaluations to funders in accordance with grant agreements.

Database Management
• Record all gifts and pledges in the donor database and ensure that the donor database information is current and accurate.
• Acknowledge all donations and follow-up on pledges in a timely manner.
• Ensure that the database supports high-quality relationships with donors.
• Create strategies to optimize staff use of the database and develop new ways for the database to enhance knowledge sharing among staff.
• Note: this person will oversee a database conversion to a new system and will have input into the selection of that system.

Other
• Support the Assistant Director of Development with special events to ensure that all event logistics are well-coordinated and implemented.
• Post fundraising and event information to website and social media accounts as needed.
• Provide monthly reports to the ED and the board that measure progress towards achieving the overall fundraising plan.
• Work with the Director of Finance and Administration to reconcile development and financial records on a monthly basis.
• Perform administrative duties as needed including meeting scheduling, filing, copying, sorting, mailing, etc.

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