To work with Team leader to research opportunities, maintain relationship with fundraising teams at universities, and develop materials needed to support the program.
The University Outreach and Group Fundraising team will connect with philanthropy efforts at universities and colleges around the United States to engage them in selecting Asante Africa Foundation as the charity they choose to receive the money they raise. The Co-Team Leader volunteer role is to assist with various efforts that the team is working on, under the direction and guidance of the Team Lead. The volunteer will support through correspondence with university contacts, tracking progress of college level fundraising efforts that are underway, and helping to create and distribute materials the university teams need to be successful (e.g. Asante Africa photos and publicity materials, templates and guidelines from sample fundraisers) This opportunity is ongoing, and can be shared by more than one volunteer to support a particular university relationship. It requires a minimum commitment of 8-10 hours per month. This volunteer will have a great opportunity to learn about fundraising through community service groups, as well as the rewarding experience of seeing the funds grow through your efforts to directly impact the lives of students in East Africa.
Role and Responsibilities
Work with team lead to develop the strategy and plan contacts with Universities
Maintain communication and tracking data for contacts with Universities
Communicate via email and phone with University contacts to keep the fundraising efforts going
Update and distribute fundraising kit materials to contacts as needed
Interest in learning about development work at a non-profit /Extremely detail oriented, accurate, and organized
Adept at using Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
Flexibility to take on ad hoc projects as needed
Proficiency in oral and written English
Ability to juggle multiple priorities simultaneously and take initiative
Experience in leading community fundraising activities
Prior success working closely and building relationships with diverse groups of people
Effectiveness in working or volunteering in a non-profit organization that is focused on maintaining high quality work and low overhead
Prior experience in a fast-paced, growth-oriented organization
Proven track record of achieving result
ASANTE VOLUNTEER POSITION NOTES:
To be successful as a member of the Asante Africa Foundation team, you will also:
§ Have a passion for our mission and a strong desire to impact an up-and-coming non-profit organization
§ Be an innovative and creative thinker - you are not afraid to try something new and inspire others to do so
§ Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness
§ Have a strong work ethic, take initiative, and require minimal direction
§ Work well independently as well as part of a team
§ Thrive in a fast-paced and fun environment
§ Directly impact Asante Africa’s efforts to fund education-related projects that enhance knowledge, skills, and opportunities for hundreds of children in East Africa
§ Be part of a highly-motivated nonprofit organization run entirely by volunteers
§ Gain insight into the day-to-day operations of a nimble, results-orientated, high-growth nonprofit organization
§ Have the opportunity to see your ideas and contributions implemented
§ Build your resume and gain references for future employment opportunities
How to apply
Please fill out an application at http://www.123contactform.com/form-1909920/Volunteer-Application
Compensation: This is an unpaid, volunteer position. The position is part-time with an expectation of hours of work per week.
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