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Martha O'Bryan Center

AMERICORPS VISTA In-Kind Donation Specialist

Martha O'Bryan Center


Job Summary

As MOBC grows into the newly constructed building, there is increased capacity to offer in-kind donations to the community. The VISTA In-Kind Donation Process Specialist will be in charge of developing a system for organizing, tracking, and distributing all in-kind donations. They will also oversee community engagement, partnerships, and outreach as it relates to in-kind donations.

Job Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Develop a sustainable process for accepting, organizing, documenting, and distributing in-kind donations, from both agencies and individuals
  • Create an organized storage system for all in-kind donations
  • Work with MOBC Teams and clients in identifying program and individual needs and focus on in-kind opportunities to address priority needs
  • Manage the distribution of supplies and donations to community members and families enrolled in 2-Generation programming
  • Partner with the Data & Analytics team to develop a data-tracking system, either using the SalesForce database or Microsoft Suite, to keep up-to-date records on donation intakes and distribution
  • Develop relationships and partnerships with outside agencies that could increase the inventory of materials or supplies
  • Solicit in-kind donations for programs, operations, events, and special projects as determined on an ongoing basis via phone, email, formal letters/requests, and in-person meetings with a specific focus on budget-relieving outreach
  • Provide excellent customer service to families who are receiving supplies from the free store
  • Participate in AmeriCorps professional development and community-building workshops



  • Over 18 years of age 
  • High School diploma or GED 
  • Legally eligible to work in the U.S. (you can see the requirements here) 
  • Pass a background check to work with vulnerable populations 


  • Highly organized and great communication skills 
  • Experience working with Microsoft Suite, Google Suite, Canva, and other databases 
  • Experience in non-profit organizations and working with diverse groups of people 
  • Excellent customer service skills 
  • Comfortable speaking in front of groups and doing community outreach 

Physical Demands & Accessibility 

  • Ability to lift and carry at least 50 lbs. 
  • Ability to squat, bend, lift, and climb a ladder and/or step stool (regularly) 
  • Reliable transportation 
  • Driver’s License 

Additional Information


  • NO time requirement, instead work in a “full-time capacity” for 12 months. At MOBC, full-time capacity depends on the supervisor, role, and week, can be between 32.5-40 hours/week
  • 20 days of PTO outside of days that MOBC is closed
  • $22,880 living stipend for the 12 months, paid out 2x/month
  • Up to $500 housing allowance paid DIRECTLY to landlord/mortgage lender/utility company monthly
  • Health insurance is provided through VISTA
  • $6,895 education award upon successful completion of service
  • Friday weekly community gatherings for the cohort to come together and learn about one another’s programs, participate in professional development or training, and opportunities to lead meetings
  • Unlimited access to MOBC’s food bank (often has fresh fruit/veggies, meat, and also what we think of more traditionally in a food bank–canned goods, pasta, beans, etc.)

How to Apply

Apply HERE


  • Date Posted: November 20, 2023
  • Type: VISTA / AmeriCorps
  • Job Function: Fundraising / Revenue Development
  • Service Area: Children / Youth