Volunteer Executive Director of Service and Fundraising

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The Black Student Pharmacist Organization (BSPO) is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and empowering black pharmacy students and professionals. We provide resources, mentorship, and networking opportunities to enhance the academic and professional success of our members. BSPO is seeking a passionate and experienced individual to serve as the Volunteer Executive Director of Service and Fundraising. This position plays a pivotal role in leading community outreach efforts, securing funding through grant writing and fundraising initiatives, and building partnerships to support BSPO's mission.


Community Outreach: Develop and implement community outreach strategies to raise awareness of BSPO's mission and engage with stakeholders, including pharmacy schools, healthcare organizations, community leaders, and the general public.

Grant Writing: Research and identify grant opportunities relevant to BSPO's programs and initiatives. Develop grant proposals, applications, and reports in collaboration with the BSPO team. Ensure compliance with grant requirements and deadlines.

Fundraising Initiatives: Plan and execute fundraising campaigns, events, and activities to generate financial support for BSPO's programs and operations. Identify creative fundraising opportunities and engage BSPO members and volunteers in fundraising efforts.

Partnership Development: Cultivate and maintain relationships with corporate sponsors, donors, and other funding partners. Collaborate with external stakeholders to secure sponsorships, donations, and in-kind contributions to support BSPO's initiatives.

Team Building: Recruit, train, and manage a team of volunteers or committee members to assist with service and fundraising efforts. Delegate tasks, provide guidance, and foster a collaborative and supportive team environment.

Event Planning: Coordinate and oversee events and service projects organized by BSPO, including health fairs, community service activities, and fundraising events. Ensure that events align with the organization's mission and objectives.

Financial Management: Develop and manage budgets for service and fundraising activities. Monitor expenses, track revenue, and ensure fiscal accountability and transparency.


  • Bachelor's or Doctorate degree in Pharmacy or related field (required).

  • Previous membership in BSPO during pharmacy school (preferred).

  • Experience in community outreach, grant writing, fundraising, or nonprofit management roles (preferred).

  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and relationship-building skills.

  • Strong organizational and project management abilities.

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.

  • Commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the pharmacy profession.

Application Instructions: To apply for the position of Volunteer Executive Director of Service and Fundraising at BSPO, please submit a resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications and relevant experience. In your cover letter, please also include your involvement with BSPO during pharmacy school and your vision for service and fundraising strategies within our organization. Applications can be sent to bsponational@gmail.com.

BSPO is an equal opportunity organization and is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and engagement. We welcome individuals from all backgrounds to apply and contribute to our mission of supporting black pharmacy students and professionals. Please note that this position is unpaid, as BSPO is a volunteer-driven organization.


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PO Box 1111111, KANSAS CITY, MO 64118, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Black Student Pharmacist Organization (BSPO) is to effectively recruit, serve, and retain underrepresented minority students studying pharmacy by enhancing their academic experience through various systems of support: Informational/Education, Academic, Social, & Community Service.


The Black Student Pharmacist Organization (BSPO) is a 501(c)(3) organization that was founded on February 19, 2019 at the University of Missouri-Kansas City by two students, Essence Daniels-Brewer and Charley Edwards. Essence and Charley started BSPO with the goal of supporting and enhancing the academic experience of Black students. The purpose of BSPO is to provide a space for Black students to feel a sense of community and belonging.

BSPO now has chapters at 3 universities across the United States all with the vision to revolutionize pharmacy education by championing inclusivity and diversity. We will achieve this by advocating for fair admissions policies, supporting diversity initiatives, offering scholarships, fostering networking opportunities, and expanding our impact to universities nationwide. Our goal is to create a future where the pharmacy profession is marked by equity and excellence.


Board Development
Health & Medicine
Race & Ethnicity
Board Development, Health & Medicine, Race & Ethnicity


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach
  • Resource Development / Management




  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-8 hours/week

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