Volunteer Fundraising Coordinator

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: H.Y.P.E. to Empower, Inc.

Reports To: Director of Development or Fundraising Manager Job Summary:

H.Y.P.E. to Empower, Inc. is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Volunteer Fundraising Coordinator to support our fundraising efforts, particularly through virtual events. The ideal candidate will have experience in event planning, fundraising, and digital platforms. This volunteer position is vital in helping us raise the necessary funds to support our programs and initiatives to empower youth.

Key Responsibilities:

Fundraising Strategy:

  • Assist in developing and implementing fundraising strategies to meet organizational goals.
  • Identify and pursue new fundraising opportunities, particularly through virtual channels.

Event Planning and Coordination:

  • Planned, organized, and executed virtual fundraising events, such as online auctions, webinars, virtual galas, and crowdfunding campaigns.
  • Coordinate all aspects of virtual events, including marketing, logistics, and technical support.
  • Work with vendors, sponsors, and partners to secure event resources and sponsorships.

Donor Engagement and Stewardship:

  • Engage with donors and supporters through various communication channels, including email, social media, and virtual meetings.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with donors, providing regular updates and recognition of their contributions.
  • Assist in creating compelling fundraising appeals and donor communications.

Volunteer Management:

  • Recruit, train, and manage event volunteers to assist with virtual fundraising activities.
  • Provide guidance and support to volunteers, ensuring they have the resources needed to succeed.

Reporting and Evaluation:

  • Track and report on fundraising progress, event outcomes, and donor engagement metrics.
  • Evaluate the success of fundraising efforts and provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Maintain accurate records of donor interactions and contributions.



  • High school diploma or equivalent; college degree in a related field (e.g., nonprofit management, marketing, communications) is a plus.


  • Previous experience in fundraising, event planning, or nonprofit work is preferred.
  • Experience with virtual event platforms (e.g., Zoom, Eventbrite, GoFundMe) and social media tools.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in using digital tools and software for virtual events, marketing, and donor management.
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Work Environment:

Location: This role does not require you to be located in a specific geographical area and can be performed from any location in the United States.

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


389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

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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Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, Health & Medicine


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