Volunteer Development Coordinator

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ORGANIZATION: Elder Wisdom Circle

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Elder Wisdom Circle (EWC), a nonprofit organization, is seeking a talented fundraising coordinator to assist in developing, implementing, and managing new and existing fundraising events, programs, and campaigns to support the EWC mission. The Development Coordinator will work with the executive director and board fundraising committee and will focus on researching corporate support/sponsorship, grants, donor acknowledgment, and organizing our board volunteers/elders to raise funds in order to achieve revenue goals.

About us

This opportunity is virtual -- work from your home or office.

The Elder Wisdom Circle is an award-winning online inter-generational program. Empathetic seniors offer advice to younger generations on managing life’s challenges including self-improvement, career, family, dating relationships, mental health, and many other topics. The EWC has been featured in over 100 media outlets including ABC, BBC, NPR, the NY Times, and many others. To date, we have facilitated almost 500,000 one-on-one interactions and our website receives 400,000 visits each year. Our advice-seekers are international as well as North American based.

Who you are

EWC is seeking a passionate, enthusiastic, and motivated individual who has proven volunteer leadership, project management, and organizational skills. The ideal candidate is a dynamic, self-starter who possesses excellent communication skills, some fundraising experience, an aptitude for problem-solving, and an ability to multitask.

Specialized Skills and Knowledge:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented, with solid administrative skills
  • Ability to recruit, manage and work with volunteers
  • Proficiency with MS Office including Excel and Outlook. Helpful if you have worked with a fundraising database, but not required,

TO APPLY:

Please send a position-specific email indicating why this interests you and your resume. To learn more about Elder Wisdom Circle, please visit https://elderwisdomcircle.org

Please note we will only consider applicants who submit their resumes and a note about why they are interested in this opportunity.

Thanks for your interest in volunteering for EWC. We love our mission and think you will, too.

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About Elder Wisdom Circle

Location:

Elders and Advice Seekers Participating Nationwide, via www.ElderWisdomCircle.org, Walnut Creek, CA 94598, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide an opportunity for seniors to utilize their life experience and wisdom to help others by offering thoughtful and helpful advice to younger generations

Description

We are a web-based nonprofit service organization that pairs online advice seekers in their teens, 20's and 30's with a nationwide network of Cyber-Grandparents, aged 55 to 105, who share their hard-earned knowledge and wisdom. Our Elder members participate individually from their home computers or in groups at retirement communities (with the help of a facilitator). Anyone with access to the Internet can request anonymous advice on any topic and will receive a personalized e-mail response in return. The voice of experience is hip, sincere, and highly sought after by people of all ages; we are the most popular source of free online advice in the country. The Elder Wisdom Circle has been featured on ABC, CBS, BBC, NPR, and in many publications including USA Today and Time.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Crisis Support
Seniors
Community, Crisis Support, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • 10-15 hours monthly
  • excellent communication skills, some fundraising experience, an aptitude for problem-solving, and an ability to multitask. • Strong oral and written communication skills • Detail oriented, with solid administrative skills

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