Smith Residences Veterans Village-Motorcycle/Walk-a-Thon to End Homelessness - Lafayette, Indiana


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Fri May 12, 2017


Murdock ParkLafayette, IN 47904



About Seeking an individual with extensive fundraising experience who is interested in volunteering for the "These Boots Still March" Veterans Motorcycle/Walk-a-Thon fundraising event with Smith Residences Veterans Village to redevelop 96 townhomes and build new construction of one Early Childhood Centers, Social Service Center and a Memorial Veterans Park. Volunteer Fundraising City Captain Specific tasks can include:

  1. Work with Volunteer Team Ambassador to mobilize needed Volunteer Fundraising Coordinators.
  2. They are the recruit, coach and mentor to a small group of Volunteer Fundraising Coordinators (5-10).
  3. Choose, setup, educate and coordinate with each Volunteer Fundraising Coordinator.
  4. Contact all forms of media to attend and cover the event, before and during the event.
  5. Work with the Volunteer Team Ambassador to review fundraisings tools, ideas, and timelines for fundraising activities for teams.
  6. Send Donation Request Letter to local Walking Groups, Recreational Adult Walking Leagues, Power Walking, Fitness Walking & Bicycle Groups, Cycling Clubs, and Motor Cycle Groups who might support the Motor Cycle/Walk-A-Thon.
  7. Troubleshoot questions to ensure all Volunteer Fundraising Coordinators feel informed, equipped, and empowered to be successful in their role.
  8. Motivate, encourage, and recognize teams through mentoring.
  9. Guide event participants to to register for the "These Boots Still March" for Veterans Motorcycle/Walk-a-Thon event.
Additional Qualifications: * Reliable and accountable to his or herself and Volunteer Fundraising Coordinators. * Knowledge of Motorcycle/Walk-a-Thon event and the mission of the Smith Residences Veterans Village. * Track record of fundraising and recruitment success. * Skills necessary for success: coaching, mentoring, organization, oral and written communication.


  • Fundraising

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Requirements & Commitment

  • one month

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