FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE MEMBER, MARKET/LEADERSHIP BOARD


Cause Areas

When

Sun Jan 01, 2017 - Sun Dec 31, 2017

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


About

POSITION TITLE: FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE MEMBER, MARKET, LEADERSHIP BOARD

RESPONSIBLE TO: Leadership Board

STAFF PARTNER: Kim Mercado

TERM: One Year term; with two one year renewable terms

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE LEADERSHIP BOARD FUNDRAISING CHAIR

Fundraising:

* Responsible for working with staff and volunteers to hit local fundraising goals.

* Work with committee of volunteers in the following activities to ensure a successful event:

o Identify, recruit and cultivate volunteers to participate in events like Walk to Cure Arthritis, Jingle Bell Run/Walk, Fashion Fights Arthritis and other key fundraising events.

o Recruit sponsors, teams and individuals to financially support key fundraising events.

* Identify individuals, foundations and corporations who can support the Arthritis Foundation with cash or in-kind support.

* Willingly go on face to face meetings with staff to open doors.

Community Leadership and Influence:

* Ensure the Arthritis Foundation strategic plan is adhered to. Encourage committee members to be accountable for attaining mission and fundraising goals.

* Act responsibly, ethically and in good faith on behalf of the Arthritis Foundation.

* Represent the Arthritis Foundation at official functions in the community at large and through social media.

* Serve as an e-Advocate.

Financial Support and Outreach

* Responsible for attaining annual mission and fundraising goals for the local market area.

* Encouraged to support the Foundation financially by making a personal annual gift; a minimum annual gift of $1,000 is recommended. The contribution should be an amount consistent with the Member’s major charitable donations.

* We also have a get policy with minimum suggested guidelines. That support for the Foundation could come through your own company support and/or solicitation of corporate partners, foundations and donors generating cash donations, personal gifts, and/or in-kind donations to offset budgeted expenses.

* Actively participate in at least one special event (Walk to Cure Arthritis, Jingle Bell Run/Walk or other special events) Examples include: securing new corporate sponsor(s); securing new corporate teams for Walk to Cure Arthritis and/or Jingle Bell Run/Walk.

* Support the Foundation’s mission and fundraising activities by opening doors within your sphere of influence to individuals, companies and organizations.

Volunteer Identification, Cultivation and Recruitment

* Ensure the Arthritis Foundation fulfills its commitment to diverse volunteer leadership that reflects the communities served.

TRAINING AND SUPPORT

* Arthritis Foundation Orientation (required)

* Ongoing at regular meetings

* National webinar trainings

EVALUATION

Conduct an annual self-assessment that is shared with the Volunteer Engagement Committee Chair. The chair will give feedback on performance based on member responsibilities and level of leadership.

Skills

  • Resource Development / Management
  • Networking
  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Fundraising
  • Relationship Building
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Orientation or Training

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