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Strawberry Fields Animal Rescue Illinois

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Organize activities to raise funds or otherwise solicit and gather monetary donations or other gifts for our organization. May design and produce promotional materials. May also raise awareness of the organization's work, goals, and financial need. Fundraisers will not be responsible for all the tasks. Fundraisers work in tandem with all our volunteers and committees.


1) Develop corporate fundraising programs.
2) Monitor progress of fundraising drives.
3) Develop strategies to encourage new or increased contributions.
4) Recruit sponsors for fundraising events.
5) Secure commitments of participation or donation from individuals or corporate donors.
6) Create or update donor databases.
7) Establish fundraising or participation goals for special events or specified time periods.
8) Explain the tax advantages of contributions to potential donors.
9) Identify and build relationships with potential donors.
10) Monitor financial data for fundraising organizations.
11) Attend community events, meetings, or conferences to promote organizational goals or solicit donations or sponsorships.
12) Contact corporate representatives, government officials, or community leaders to increase awareness of organizational causes, activities, or needs.
13) Develop fundraising activity plans that maximize participation or contributions and minimize costs.
14) Develop or implement fundraising activities, such as annual giving campaigns or direct mail programs.
15) Direct or coordinate web-based fundraising activities, such as online auctions
16) Solicit cash or in-kind donations or sponsorships from individual, business, or government donors.
17) Create promotional materials to increase awareness of the mission or goals of organization
18) Secure speakers for charitable events, community meetings, or conferences to increase awareness of charitable, nonprofit, or political causes.
19) Write and send letters of thanks to donors.
20) Write reports or prepare presentations to communicate fundraising program data.



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About Strawberry Fields Animal Rescue Illinois

Location:

646 Meadow Ln, Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide refuge for senior dogs and dogs needing hospice care. We aim to provide education, assistance and support to the public to help people better understand and care for their companion animals. We do more than just rescue, we DRIVE change.

Description

The vision for SFAR was born in February 2019. The founder adopted a thirteen year old, blind and deaf, shepherd named Lizzy from an animal shelter. After she adopted Lizzy she decided to make SFAR a rescue for senior dogs and dogs needing hospice care. Senior animals in shelters are most at risk for euthanasia and are often times overlooked. At SFAR we believe all senior dogs deserve to live out the rest of their lives in comfort and peace. After two years of hard work and dedication, the board of directors came together and the rescue started to take off. Our 501c3 nonprofit status is officially pending. After our nonprofit status is approved, we can apply for our animal rescue license through the Department of Agriculture. SFAR will be 100% foster based, we do not have a facility at this time. SFAR not only will rescue senior dogs but also will strive to educate the public about animal welfare and animal health. We believe rescue and education go hand in hand. We want to keep as many dogs out of the shelters as possible by educating people about their companion animals and the importance of neutering and spaying. SFAR is also going to implement a community assistance program to help underserved communities with pet food, vaccines and low cost medical care.

Animals
Community
Media & Broadcasting

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Internet Research

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time commitment is flexible. Must be able to meet deadlines and be self motivated. No one person will be responsible for all aspects of the volunteer job description. Job description is based on a team collaboration.
  • Must have a computer and be able to attend weekly or biweekly meetings. This volunteer opportunity requires prior experience in fundraising. You must fill out the application link at the end of this listing in the thank you message.

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