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Fundraising and Program Development Specialist Needed!

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Teaching Ninjas, Inc.


Challenge Island - Albuquerque North is looking for a volunteer with experience in fundraising and program development. We are a new nonprofit with a very small budget, and we would like to use this time to grow. The ideal volunteer will:

  • Identify and build relationships with potential donors.
  • Solicit cash or in-kind donations or sponsorships from individual, business, or government donors.
  • Develop strategies to encourage new or increased contributions.
  • Write and send letters of thanks to donors.
  • Plan and direct special events for fundraising.
  • Recruit sponsors, participants, or volunteers for fundraising events.
  • Prepare materials for charitable events, such as fundraising envelopes, bid sheets, or gift bags.
  • Create donor databases.
  • Develop or implement fundraising activities, such as annual giving campaigns or direct mail programs.
  • Direct or coordinate web-based fundraising activities, such as online auctions or donation Web sites.
Please email Jamie Trujillo, Executive Director, at jtrujillo@challenge-island.com if interested. Thank you for your consideration!

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About Teaching Ninjas, Inc.


10637 Gentry Ln SW, Albuquerque, NM 87121, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to increase the number of New Mexicans who pursue careers in S.T.E.A.M. fields through engaging, innovative, vibrant enrichment programs.


Challenge Island is a one of a kind educational enrichment program on the cutting edge of educational thought and at the forefront of S.T.E.A.M. education. Children learn teamwork, critical thinking, communication, and problem-solving skills to solve challenges using low tech supplies. As a nonprofit, Challenge Island seeks to serve the neediest populations in order to bring a love of science, technology, engineering, art, and math to more of New Mexico’s children.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach




  • 2-5 hours per week.

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