This position is located in Concord, NC.
Founded in 2015, Arising Youth International is a nonprofit organization providing services to youths in the United States and Kenya. establishes community programs that surround young people with various opportunities for positive engagements. Our skill building program provides youth with opportunities to enjoy innovative and fun leadership activities where both learning and personal development occur.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the fundraising and events coordinator will assist with fundraising, donor stewardship and event planning activities. The fundraising and events coordinator will directly contribute to increasing AYI’s capacity move youth forward increasing organizational resources supporting youth development programs.
Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Assist with all donor stewardship, renewal and recognition activities
Lead the planning and management of fundraising events
Coordinate and follow up on stewardship mailings and phone campaigns, as well as donor requests
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 office environment Detail-oriented with excellent time management skills Strong interpersonal skills Works well independently and as part of a team Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, including Word, and Excel
This position requires a minimum 6 month commitment for 1-2 days per week during regular office hours (Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm), 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 sector; and anyone with a passion for helping youths.
AYI will provide reference letters for all volunteers who successfully complete a placement.
- Problem Solving
- Event Design & Planning
- People Skills
- Event Planning / Management
- Relationship Building
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- an average of 8 hours per week