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Fundraising Consultant/Volunteer

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Virtues Project International Association

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The Virtues Project

This is a non-Board position which can be established on either a volunteer or a contingency basis. The position reports to the Fund Development Chair.

The Fundraising Consultant/Volunteer will work with the Fund Development Chair and other key volunteers to create, implement, and maintain fundraising initiatives to increase the funds available to VPIA to support its growth and to advance The Virtues Project TM ambition to ignite virtues globally

RESPONSIBILITIES

This person will be responsible to advise, develop, plan, design, and implement various fundraising appeals in alignment with VPIA's mission.

Depending on the level of engagement negotiated between VPIA and the consultant/volunteer, responsibilities can include:

  • Individual Donors
    • Develop cultivation program and process
    • Identify and research prospects
    • Design and manage email and crowdfunding appeals
    • Develop relationships with potential and current donors
    • Develop calendars, plans and marketing material for fundraising appeals
    • Initiate a major donor program
    • May include scheduling appointments, doing correspondence, event development, and donor cultivation and fulfillment
    • Manage Annual Fund and produce appeal letters and email campaigns
  • Foundations and Government
    • Identify appropriate sources of grant writing funds
    • Write, assemble, and submit grant proposals
    • Monitor and follow through with reporting requirements on grants received

OTHER FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage online crowdfunding platform, GlobalGiving
  • Identify and conceptualize materials to be used for communication to prospects and donors.
  • Implement fundraising appeals.
  • Develop calendars, plans, and marketing material for fundraising appeals.
  • Assure design and maintenance of donor and prospect records, gift management systems, and informational reports.
  • Research and identify grant opportunities
  • Assist with the preparation of materials for pending grant applications.
  • Assist with the application process for grant opportunities when necessary.
  • Complete and submit to funders mid-term and final reports, and other required paperwork.
  • Implement recognition, acknowledgements, and incentives for donors and volunteers.

REQUIREMENTS

The Fundraising Consultant/Volunteer will demonstrate results as a fundraiser through multiple successful online appeals to individual donors. This person will adhere to the highest ethical standards in fundraising, and will convey a professional and positive image and attitude regarding the organization and the not-for-profit sector.

Desired skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills with excellent verbal and written skills
  • Attention to detail and follow-through
  • Donor management system experience
  • Social media campaign experience
  • Excellent computer skills for business

VPIA is a non-profit organization founded in 2013 at the request of the founders of The Virtues ProjectTM (www.virtuesproject.com). VPIA operates in service of The Virtues Project to protect the integrity of the body of work, to grow, strengthen and expand its reach, and to ensure its sustainability. The Virtues Project International Association (VPIA) is not affiliated with any religious organization.

If you are interested in this role please follow this link to our Volunteer Application Form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc9DeArdFRSqU9G5ukJJel7npJXy_JcPxcck3tUZqWTtM1yyw/viewform?c=0&w=1

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About Virtues Project International Association

Location:

412 Brookpark Drive SW, Calgary, Alberta 54475, CA

Mission Statement

Virtues Project International Association protects, supports and advances the mission and vision of The Virtues Project.â„¢. The Virtues Projectâ„¢ unites and elevates humanity by awakening virtues, the gifts of character, through the practice of five simple strategies.

Description

Canadian Non-profit Organization established in 2013. Board of Directors, all volunteers are working to grow a global organization that began in 1991 as a grassroots movement.

The Virtues Project is a global grassroots initiative to inspire the practice of virtues in everyday life. The Project is sparking a global revolution of kindness, justice, and integrity in more than 100 countries through its facilitators and Virtues Connections.

The Virtues Project empowers individuals to live more authentic meaningful lives, families to raise children of compassion and integrity, educators to create safe, caring, and high performing learning communities, and leaders to encourage excellence and ethics in the work place. It has inspired and mobilized people worldwide to commit acts of service and generosity, to heal violence with virtues.

The Five Virtues Strategies of The Virtues Project awaken the gifts of character, through inspiring programs, books, and materials that help us to remember who we really are and to live by our highest values.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • ERP / CRM
  • Market Research / Analysis
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • 12-20 hours per month

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