Family Scholarship Coordinator

AGENCY DESCRIPTION:

AFFEC is a nonprofit organization located in Eugene, Oregon. AFFEC’S mission is to find loving, permanent families for every waiting foster child.

JOB SUMMARY:                                                                                                          

AFFEC is looking for somebody to research scholarships and grants that help make adoption more affordable to potential adoptive parents.                                                                                                                                                          

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the supervision of the Adoption Agency Director, the volunteer/intern will:

  • Search for Grants/Scholarships related to adoption
  • Break down the process for what is required
  • Create a process manual with the steps required for each scholarship/grant
  • Possibly create a finance option with a bank to finance adoption

EDUCATION NEEDED:                                                                                                             

Possibly some knowledge of grants and scholarships

SKILLS/QUALIFICATION REQUIRED:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with ability to communicate with diverse populations
  • Computer skills/Data entry
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint programs
  • Well organized with attention to detail and ability to carry out tasks independently
  • Ability to meet deadlines

SCHEDULE:

Rotating start dates.

6-9 hours per week

3-6 month minimum commitment

Tasks may not be performed from home office for the right individual

CONTACT: Volunteer Coordinator info@afamilyforeverychild.org 541-343-2856