Fundraising and Support


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


About

We are looking for volunteers to serve on our Fundraising and Support team who share our passion for education, technology, and equality. It is a 40-hour commitment per month initially and an opportunity to help ensure access to quality education for all, regardless of race, location, income, and access to technology. RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with all donor stewardship and recognition activities
  • Support the planning and management of fundraising events
  • Coordinate and follow up on stewardship communication campaigns, as well as donor requests
  • Work with the 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
  • Participate in Company Wide Professional and Personal Development initiatives
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, AND EDUCATION:
  • Fundraising and/or event planning experience

  • Ability to build strong relationships with new people and organizations

  • Can work in an remote environment and have the ability to produce and progress an agenda autonomously

  • Detail-oriented with excellent time management skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of programs and Google Docs and website maintenance experience an asset

  • Interest in Education Policy and innovation

  • Comfort with ambiguity and proactive approach to problem-solving

  • Works well independently and a team player who can roll up their sleeves and wear multiple hats in a startup environment

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR:
  • Outgoing and enthusiastic personality

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Self-starter, ability to work well with others or independently

  • Passionate about Education

  • Detail-oriented

  • Self Disciplined

  • Bachelor's degree or proof of current enrollment required.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:

Our Volunteer programs are focused on education development, 21st-century skill mastery, leadership development, and analytical thinking. Additional trainings include:

  • Fundraising Strategy and analysis

  • Foundation research and Program Evaluation

  • Donor service and support

  • Campaign Development and Execution

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Our volunteer opportunities are focused on education development, 21st-century skill mastery, leadership development, and analytical thinking. volunteers are challenged to add value to projects and are encouraged to take risks, and think outside of the box. Our Volunteers do not serve as assistants, work on projects that directly generate revenue for the organization, and do not displace regular employees.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please go to http://www.247learn.org/general-volunteer-form to complete an application. When your application is received someone from our team will contact you with next steps.

Skills

  • Resource Development / Management
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • General Education

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • 10 Hours per week
  • Please go to http://www.247learn.org/general-volunteer-form to apply.

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