Special Olympics Montana is looking for a volunteer to organize and lead fundraisers in the Glacier Area (Kalispell, Bigfork, Whitefish and surrounding areas).
The Fundraising Coordinator plays an instrumental role in raising funds for Special Olympics athletes and area programs by pursuing fundraising opportunities and managing current fundraising initiatives for the Area Management Team. The Fundraising Coordinator is the primary contact for all fundraising activities for the Area Management Team and will oversee all fundraising efforts and committee related work.
* Fundraising Plan: Work with AMT to develop an annual Area Fundraising Plan. * Raffle Coordinator Recruitment & Oversight: Recruit, train and oversee MTN/Chevy Raffle Coordinator; develop raffle best practices; help recognize local businesses who support team raffle ticket selling dates. * Special Events Coordinator Recruitment & Oversight: Recruit, train and oversee Special Events Coordinator to facilitate local Area fundraising events. * Committees: Serve on Special Events committees as needed and offer assistance to ensure success. * LETR Events: Work with LETR Liaison and leadership to promote fundraising events to all local programs and Area supporters. * Approval Forms: With the assistance of SOMT staff, review all Fundraising Approval Forms from teams and the AMT Area and notify AMT of all new fundraising initiatives in the Area. * Contact Lists: With the help of the entire AMT, all planning committees and SOMT staff, maintain an Area list of donors and sponsors. * Meetings: Provide progress reports on Area Fundraising progress vs. Annual Fundraising Plan at monthly AMT meeting.
EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE: Good organization and record-keeping skills. The capacity to engage others in the planning and process of fundraising. Ability to supervise and effectively delegate to other volunteers. The ability to communicate openly and in a timely manner. Must complete Class A volunteer application and screening process through Special Olympics Montana.
TRAINING PROVIDED: New coordinator orientation and position-specific training provided by Special Olympics Montana staff. Ongoing training provided annually.
COMPENSATION: Smiles, hugs, and lifelong friendship! This is a volunteer, non-paid position. Allowable expense reimbursements are available.
BENEFITS: Be part of something great and help individuals with intellectual disabilities train for life through sports. Make friends, open hearts, change lives and be part of the Special Olympics movement.
Volunteers are the Heartbeat of Special Olympics Montana where we serve over 2,000 athletes. To give these individuals the opportunities they enjoy, we need your help. Every volunteer is a potential spokesperson for Special Olympics Montana. Our success is driven by the dedication of our volunteer Management Teams, Area and Local Coordinators, Coaches and thousands of event volunteers. Find out what volunteer opportunities interest you. If you would like more general volunteer information please contact Nancy Undercofler, Outreach Director, by email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 406-564-0522. Check out www.somt.org for further information too.
The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community.
Special Olympics Montana is a nonprofit organization designed to provide year-round, statewide programs of physical fitness, sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities and closely related developmental disabilities.