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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: The Night Ministry

Philanthropic Engagement Administrative Volunteer

The Night Ministry’s Philanthropic Engagement Department seeks a volunteer to help on various critical projects. Do you want to help a respected non-profit organization accomplish its mission of serving people in your community struggling with poverty and housing insecurity? Looking to experience life in the non-profit world? If so, please read on!

This position would expose the volunteer to the administrative side of the non-profit field, assisting in back-end support, fundraising efforts, and other essential areas. Volunteers will be able to experience a full view of the fundraising and philanthropic engagement side of a well-established, local non-profit. Reporting to the Senior Director of Individual Stewardship, the position will be responsible for assisting with several day-to-day tasks as well as long-term projects during the holiday season. This volunteer opportunity may be right for you if you thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Basic Qualifications

  • Comfort with technology, preferably Microsoft Office Suite
  • Organization skills
  • Ability to be on your feet and move about freely
  • Ability to lift and carry large boxes
  • Ability to work occasional Saturdays
  • Ability to communicate professionally and in a personable manner with donors and supporters

Potential Tasks and Projects

  • Accepting donations on the Resource Coordinator’s behalf
  • Sorting, labeling, and storing donations as needed.
  • Supporting larger team with mailings, which includes printing and sorting letters/envelopes and stuffing envelopes once letters are signed.
  • Accepting meal donations on the Volunteer Coordinator’s behalf.
  • Supporting Resource Coordinator and Volunteering Coordinator in the lead-up to and coordination of annual Holiday Celebration events
  • Other duties as assigned

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

This opportunity is recurring

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About Idealist.org


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Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.


Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.


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