Director of Fundraising Upper Midwest Great Dane Rescue


Cause Areas


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


PO BOX 21485Eagan, MN 55121


Director of Fundraising


  • Plans, executes, and oversees fundraising events
  • Maintains an event tracker with data points such as date, location, time, event leader, event contact, etc., which is used for planning, budgeting, and recording important historical information.
  • Seeks business donations and sponsorships
  • Works with Director of Marketing to communicate with volunteers and the public about upcoming events
  • Manages the annual ask letter and Give to the Max efforts
  • Maintains inventory of all UMGDR merchandise and event materials
  • Ensures event coordinators are supplied with necessary materials for events


  • Excellent project management skills
  • Needs to have internet and phone access on a daily basis
  • Available to check email at least twice a day, unless other circumstances prevent this such as vacations, internet service out, etc.
  • Strong verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Needs to have coaching and leadership skills
  • Able to work through conflict and have open and honest discussion with Board members and other volunteers
  • Creative, innovative, independent, organized, and able to develop new event ideas and programs
  • Professional and respectful to all volunteers and the public
  • Capable of managing a team of volunteers to achieve goals and meet deadlines
  • Able to commit approximately 15 hours/week in the summer and 10 hours/week in the winter.
  • Must live in or near the Twin Cities Metro area


  • Advertising
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Fundraising
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Sales Marketing

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 10-15 hours a week
  • require proximity to the Minneapolis-St.Paul metro area and are unpaid

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