Individuals interested in this position are asked to contact:
Kelley Van Egeren, Director of Development
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
330 Femrite Drive
Monona, WI 53716
Supervisor: Kelley Van Egeren, Director of Development
Hours: 10 hours/week preferred but negotiable, Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Length of Service: Fall Semester with the option to stay through the spring semester
Compensation: Experience, knowledge, increased skill level and reference
Transportation: Vehicle needed, the nearest bus stop is about 3/4 mile from ALNC
Responsibilities/Opportunities: To gain experience and increase your knowledge and skill level in the development field. Duties may include:
Planning: Assist the Development Director in drafting development plans to support the organization’s mission and strategic goals, including new fundraising and donor cultivation events.
Prospect Research: Research and discern viability of foundations, corporations and individuals for compatibility with ALNC’s mission and focus.
Solicitation: Assist the Director of Development with expanding existing development programs such as membership drives, direct mail solicitations, major donor campaigns, special appeals, fundraising and donor cultivation events (Pipers in the Prairie, Cocktails in the Cattails, etc.), proposals and sponsorships, online solicitation, etc. and creating new and innovative fundraising initiatives.
Volunteer Management: Recruit, supervise and acknowledge volunteers.
Other tasks as assigned by the Director of Development
Excellent Microsoft Word skills and competency in Excel.
Creative team player with excellent people, communication and organizational skills.
Results orientated, responsible, be able to take direction, as well as take initiative and exhibit resourcefulness.
- Resource Development / Management
- Grant Writing / Research
- Environmental Education
- Habitat Restoration
Good Match For
Kids Teens People 55+
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 8-10 hrs/week, though negotiable
- Must own a car