Fund Development for Public Radio's "A Way with Words"


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


4133 Poplar StreetSan Diego, CA 92105


Popular public radio show about language and how we use it A Way with Wordsseeks volunteer support for fundraising, grant writing, and event planning. We are a small, passionate team of word nerds dedicated to a mission of building better understanding through language.

Wayword, Inc. has developed an ambitious fundraising plan that includes cultivating major donors, holding a series of fun events including our tenth anniversary celebration in October 2017, and building relationships with corporate and foundation supporters.

We will tailor the position to the applicant, but examples of tasks include:

* events: event staffing, planning, and follow-up

* research: major donors, grant opportunities, speaking engagement venues, etc.

* administration: database maintenance, gift recognition

Our ideal candidate will have an interest and experience in nonprofit fundraising, commitment to our mission, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. The volunteers will be supervised by an experienced nonprofit consultant who will provide training and professional development.

If you think you might be a good fit for A Way with Words please drop us a line and let us know what makes you a good fit and how many hours a week you are available.


  • Resource Development / Management
  • Advertising
  • Fundraising
  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • 6-20 hours per week

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