Storytelling

for  Citizen Advocacy of Chester County
Phoenixville, PA, USA
Posted by
Marnie M.

Program Director

Posted Date
Jun 11, 2019
Location
Virtual volunteer opportunity
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3 applications submitted

Impact statement
This project will save us $2,397 , allowing us to spend more time and energy finding advocates and supporting relationships

Project Details

What We Need
  • A compelling narrative, or set of stories
  • Persuasive copy that can be used in appeals to donors, annual reports, grant applications, and media relations
  • Popular examples: Organization's founding story, a program achievement or milestone, a look back at the past few years, organizational backgrounder, etc.
Additional Details

We will be celebrating our 40th anniversary next year and are looking for help with storytelling to convey the power of relationships.

What We Have In Place
  • We currently have thorough records of all of our relationship history, which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have a full time staff member with the time, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
How This Will Help

This project will help us convey the power of relationships to potential advocates, family members, and the community as a whole. Our organization creates long lasting relationships that truly transform lives.

Project may require a short interview with the organization.

Project Plan

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Prep: Information Gathering
  • Volunteer Manager and Professional discuss the objectives of project and key audiences
  • Volunteer Manager provides Professional with relevant background materials (e.g., annual reports, white papers, brochures, organizational history)
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Milestone 1: Storytelling Framework
  • Professional presents and discusses primary story angle(s) to the Volunteer Manager
  • Volunteer Manager facilitates interviews between Professional and individuals willing to share their story (if applicable)
2
Milestone 2: Document Creation
  • Professional shares draft with Volunteer Manager
  • Volunteer Manager provides Professional with up to two rounds of feedback
3
Milestone 3: Wrap-Up
  • Professional submits final version
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About The Org

Our Mission

The mission of Citizen Advocacy of Chester County is to initiate and support a variety of intentional and long term relationships that provide advocacy for opportunity, protection from harm, sponsorship into community life, friendship, and justice for isolated people living with a disability.

Our project is sponsored by: Philadelphia Foundation

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