Fund Development and Communications Associate
AmeriCorps VISTA Position

Founded in 1992, the Childhood Lead Action Project works to eliminate childhood lead poisoning in RI through community-based education, parent engagement and advocacy. We are the only organization in the state devoted primarily to this pervasive environmental justice - one of the most serious environmental health problems affecting children in our state.

The Childhood Lead Action Project is looking for a talented and creative person to support our fundraising and communications efforts.

Tasks include:

  • Prepare grants, with staff support
  • Market our fee-for-service trainings (lead poisoning prevention classes)
  • Assist with the planning of our annual fundraiser and smaller events through the year
  • Coordinate direct mail campaigns, with support of intern
  • Oversee database management
  • Promote our visibility through social media


Experience with general non-profit fund development; attention to details and deadlines; strong communication skills, both written and oral; computer skills: database management, social media, Microsoft Office programs, joomla or other content management systems.

This is an AmeriCorps VISTA position. AmeriCorps VISTA members commit to working for one year and receive a monthly living allowance of $990 ($455.67 paid every two weeks); an educational award of $5,815 or cash stipend of $1,500 which accrues at a rate of $125/month; child care benefits, if eligible; and health insurance, if eligible.

AmeriCorps VISTA members may work or attend school part time in addition to their VISTA commitment.

The Childhood Lead Action Project is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, women and LGBT individuals are encouraged to apply.

Send cover letter and resume ASAP to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Position will be open until filled.