Project

Elevator Pitch Creation

Housing & Homelessness

By Melanie C.

Chief Executive Officer

Posted Jul 11, 2018

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1 professional has applied

This project will save us $2,397 , allowing us to provide childcare services for an entire year for one child experincing homelessness .

What We Need

  • A script for a 1-2 minute verbal pitch that communicates the mission and vision of the Organization, the work the Organization does, and why people should care
  • Advice on pitch delivery and effective communication

How This Will Help

The success of our organization depends on our ability to tell our story. Without your help, we cannot develop a persuasive verbal pitch. Your skills will empower us to develop a compelling message and increase support.

What We Have In Place

We currently have an active Facebook page with 1852 "likes" and 1798 followers which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have a small list of press contacts and the ability to provide any other information you need.

Fun Fact

Rainbow Village was recently featured in the June 2018 edition of AARP magazine as a great place for people to volunteer!

  • Estimated Time
    Volunteers: 5-15 hours over 1 week
    Organizations: 1-3 hours
  • Location: Remote (work anywhere)
  • Requirements: This project requires a short interview with the organization. If your application is accepted, you'll receive an email from Catchafire with instructions to schedule a call.

Project Steps

  • Prep: Initial Dialogue
    • Volunteer Manager shares with the Professional background information on who they are, message they want to deliver, who the target audience is, and the outcome they wish to accomplish
    • Professional and Volunteer Manager decide on areas to focus on
  • Milestone 1: Elevator Pitch Draft
    • Professional shares first draft of Elevator Pitch with Volunteer Manager
    • Volunteer Manager gives feedback with comments and questions
    • Professional incorporates feedback and delivers final draft of elevator pitch
  • Milestone 2: Final Draft and Learnings
    • Professional and Volunteer Manager discuss how to modify message for different audiences
    • Volunteer Manager practices elevator pitch
Prerequisites for Professional
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Experience in sales and crafting elevator pitches
Prerequisites for Organization
  • Comprehensive information you can share about who you are as an Organization and what you do
  • Clarity on what your ask will be

Our Mission

Rainbow Village (RV) transforms the lives of homeless families with children by providing a stable community and services that instill initiative, self-development and accountability for future generations.

  • City: Duluth, GA, USA
  • Staff Size: 6-25
  • Org age : More than 25 Years
Housing & Homelessness