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
● 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

Please note that this position requires proximity to the Minneapolis-St.Paul metro area and is unpaid. If you would like to speak with a Board member about these volunteer opportunities, please contact


  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Merchandising

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • 15 hours a week
  • proximity to the Minneapolis-St.Paul metro area

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