Board of Directors - Fundraising Specialist

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Twin Cities Pet Rescue

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TCPR

POSITION DESCRIPTION


At Twin Cities Pet Rescue, our mission is to rescue abandoned, homeless, abused, neglected, and otherwise unwanted dogs, cats and small companion animals, with the ultimate goal of finding each one a stable and loving forever home. We specialize in providing care for animals with medical needs and behavioral issues and transitioning them thoughtfully and safely into adoptive homes.

Our volunteer Board of Directors is an important part of making our mission possible, directly responsible for creating and reviewing our policies, overseeing fiscal responsibility, sustainability, and fundraising, and making decisions on behalf of the organization. We are excited to have the opportunity to add individuals with a variety of skills and backgrounds to our Board of Directors to strengthen our growing nonprofit!

Position : Member, Board of Directors
Purpose : The Board of Directors of Twin Cities Pet Rescue (TCPR) is a vital group of passionate individuals responsible for the governance of TCPR and, as a team, is dedicated to providing oversight of the direction and vision of the organization.

To apply, please submit your letter of interest to info@twincitiespetrescue.org with the subject: Board of Directors.

Requirements

  • Contribute to the betterment of the organization with individual talents, time, and/or financial investments
  • Create and review TCPR strategic planning to ensure sustainability and to set attainable goals for growth
  • Ensure fiscal responsibility by overseeing, participating in, and evaluating fundraising efforts, financial management, and donor recruitment and retention
  • Demonstrate ability to successfully work as a team to promote the best interests of TCPR, working collectively with a sense of fun, passion, and no-drama attitude


Individual Duties

  • Learn, understand, and represent the policies, mission, and activities of TCPR
  • Serve as a member on one or more of our committees and participate in committee discussions
  • Work cooperatively as a part of the team of TCPR Leadership Team, volunteers, other Board members and community partners
  • Advocate and represent TCPR in the community
  • Support the decisions made on behalf of the Board of Directors and serve as a trusted advisor to the Executive Director

Time Commitment

Approximately 10 hours per month devoted to the following TCPR activities:

  • Attending quarterly Board of Directors meetings and committee meetings, as scheduled
  • Participating in TCPR fundraisers and special events
  • Preparing for Board and committee meetings in advance

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About Twin Cities Pet Rescue

Location:

PO Box 28245, St. Paul, MN 55128, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to rescue abandoned, homeless, abused, neglected, and otherwise unwanted dogs, cats and small companion animals, with the ultimate goal of finding each one a stable and loving forever home. We specialize in providing care for animals with medical needs and behavioral issues and transitioning them thoughtfully and safely into adoptive homes.

Description

Twin Cities Pet Rescue (TCPR) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit animal rescue that operates almost entirely by volunteer efforts. We rescue dogs, cats, and small companion animals and place them in foster homes until they are adopted by a forever family. TCPR focuses on rescuing animals in critical need and those at risk of being euthanized. Many of our foster animals have or had special medical needs.

Once rescued, all animals stay in foster homes, receive optimal veterinary care, high-quality nutrition, and basic training in preparation for adoption. We have rescued and placed more than 2,000 animals with loving forever families since our founding in 2009.

We also provide community animal services including nail trim and microchip clinics, educational events and pet-friendly activity events. Our work cannot continue without ongoing help from amazing volunteers. Please consider joining the TCPR team today and help save the lives of companion animals one life at a time!

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Twin Cities Metro AreaMinneapolis, MN 55408

(44.94798,-93.29358)
 

SKILLS

  • Financial Planning
  • Legal (General)
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Fundraising
  • Strategic Planning
  • Brand Development & Messaging

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 10 hours/month

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