We are seeking a team of silent auction administration volunteers to provide the silent auction team with administrative support.
In 2015, Rockin’ for Research raised over $1.2 million for type 1 diabetes research and the auction is a huge component of that revenue. If you are passionate about helping others, looking to do something meaningful that can make a difference, and carry a positive work attitude, come join JDRF’s volunteer team!
Report To: Carol Hagan, Silent Auction Chair
Use Auction Tracker software program to input donation details as received
Research and update databases
Send emails to constituents in the data base
Track donor response from emails sent out
Contact donors via phone as needed for follow up of details
Communicate via email with donors as required
Fill out procurement forms for donors as needed
Follow up with Auction Chair to determine if forms have arrived
Thank each contact for their donation via email or thank you note
5-6 hours/week during the weekday. Must be able to commit until the gala is over on October 28th.
You are accountable to all JDRF staff, donors, and volunteers.
You must maintain strict privacy and confidentiality of all personal information belonging to donors, volunteers, and staff that you encounter during your volunteer experience.
Please arrive for your volunteer shift on time.
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Excellent Customer service skills and phone etiquette
Fluent in English and grammar
Excellent computer skills
- Must be comfortable with active solicitation of donations from potential donors for items and
submission of donation forms by required deadlines.
Desired Candidate Traits:
An interest in the not-for-profit sector
Experience volunteering in other non-profit organizations’ office
Administrative or office experience
Training is provided by a task or project basis from the coordinator or manager asking for support.
Gain professional work experience in a non-profit environment
Put your skills to great use in meaningful projects
Support a worthy cause, help find a cure for type 1 diabetes, and make a difference
Have JDRF as a reference after the candidate has volunteered an adequate amount of time into his/her role
- Administrative Support
- Customer Service
- Donor Management
- Basic Computer Skills
- Data Entry
- Verbal / Written Communication
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 19
- 5-6 Hours per week