Volunteer Development Associate: Digital Partnership

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Save the Waterâ„¢

About Us:

Are you interested in learning the ins and outs of nonprofit development in a challenging and rewarding environment? Are you excited about the opportunity to work with smart and talented individuals across the world? Does working remotely on your own schedule excite you? Check out www.savethewater.org! At Save the Water(tm), our mission is to conduct scientific water research to identify and remove harmful contaminants in water and to raise public awareness.

If you are able to volunteer 5 hours per week, we would like to talk to you!

The Role:

Save the Water(tm) is seeking a Development Associate: Digital Partnership. This role is responsible for strengthening core fund-raising services through the application of technology and new digital strategies. This is an excellent opportunity to develop a career in nonprofits and/or fundraising development by seeing how it all works in a creative, dynamic environment. This is an unpaid, remote volunteer opportunity and must be responsive to emails within 36 hours.

What you will be responsible for.....

  • Manage a portfolio of major donors and prospects.
  • Work towards the development of the organization's web and social media presence, initiating improvements in digital/ online operations and systems, and working with the Project Leader and Director to improve digital fundraising tools.
  • Manage Donor correspondence, including reports, proposals, acknowledgment letters, etc.
  • Lead proposal writing and year-end report writing for major gift acquisitions, finding new sponsors and renewals
  • Working cross-departmentally, initiate and coordinate all web updates for Development
  • Support Development’s growth in the digital arena by keeping up-to-date on current trends, and facilitating the implementation of new initiatives across the department
  • Should be able to attend virtual team meetings as scheduled in the EST timezone.
  • Develop standard operating procedures & documents for the department where necessary.

Apply Now if you have....

  • A broad understanding of the growing importance of digital fundraising and online presence for a sophisticated fundraising office.
  • A high overall level of computer proficiency and a strong understanding and interest in social media, email and other online marketing tools is essential.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work successfully across multiple departments are important.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and sensitivity in relation to information and documentation
  • Associates degree completed or equivalent work experience (6 months to 1-year full time paid corporate/non - profit work experience).
  • Must be a self-starter who can prioritize tasks with limited supervision

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Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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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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We'll work with your schedule.


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