Saturday, July 19, 2014

Topic: Fundraising Director (Volunteer Position)

Fundraising Director (Volunteer Position)
This position can be shared between 2 or more volunteers
Basic Job Description:
Organize activities to raise funds or otherwise solicit and gather monetary donations or other gifts for an organization. May design and produce promotional materials. May also raise awareness of the organization's work, goals, and financial needs.
Lead the planning and management of fundraising events
Work with the fundraising team to prospect and solicit major donors
Identify and approach potential business partners
Help increase communications with supporters
Assist with general fundraising activities as needed
Fundraising and/or event planning experience
Ability to build strong relationships with new people and organizations
Experience working in an online environment
Detail-oriented with excellent time management skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Works well independently and as part of a team
Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of programs, including Word, Excel and Outlook
Database and website maintenance experience an asset
This position requires a minimum for an average of 8-10 hours per week.
Benefits and recognition
This position provides valuable experience for fundraising management and event planning
students; individuals with an interest in gaining experience in the non-profit field; and anyone with a passion for helping the chronic and intractable pain sufferers and their family and friends.