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Volunteer Fundraising Manager

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ORGANIZATION: CREATS INTERNATIONAL

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Company Description

The Center for Rural Empowerment and Agricultural Transformation for Sustainability (Creats International), is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization working in Kenya to dismantle cultural, social, and economic barriers holding rural communities from thriving. We achieve this by facilitating access to critical agricultural inputs such as quality seeds, organic fertilizer, and extension services. We also support women and youth entrepreneurs engaged in green economy initiatives, including agroforestry, tree nursery projects, and other environmentally conscious endeavors.

Role Description

This is a remote volunteer role for a Fundraising Manager. The Fundraising Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing fundraising strategies, establishing relationships with major donors and charities, managing annual giving campaigns, and communicating effectively to support CREATS' initiatives. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Developing effective fundraising strategies and plans
  • Organizing and executing various fundraising events and campaigns
  • Identifying potential donors and building effective relationships with them
  • Writing, submitting, and tracking grant proposals
  • Monitoring and evaluating fundraising activities for effectiveness
  • Managing budgets and financial reporting related to fundraising activities
  • Maintaining donor records and databases
  • Creating marketing materials and strategies to promote fundraising initiatives
  • Working with volunteers and organizing volunteer events for fundraising purposes
  • Complying with legal regulations and ethical practices in all fundraising activities
  • Communicating with the public, the media, and other interested parties to gain wider exposure for the organization.

Qualifications

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in fundraising and working with major donors
  • Experience working in the non-profit sector and knowledge of philanthropy and charitable giving.
  • Ability to create and manage annual giving campaigns
  • Good organizational and project management skills
  • Passion for community development and rural empowerment
  • Ability to work independently and remotely
  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred but not mandatory.

Time Commitment

A minimum of ten hours per week.

How to Apply

If you have the skills, experience, and interest in joining CREATS, please send a resume and cover letter to info@thecreats.org by July 15, 2024.

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About CREATS INTERNATIONAL

Location:

900 ELLEN WAY APT 204, ACWORTH, GA 30102, US

Mission Statement

Transforming communities from surviving to thriving through capacity building and linkages to resources.

Description

CREATS was founded in 2015 as a community-based organization in Homa Bay County, Kenya. The Organization was established by a group of young professionals from the community led by Willis Ochieng and the late George Opiyo. The motivation for establishing CREATS was out of the deep passion to transform our communities from surviving to thriving. At the core, CREATS' founders were inspired to collaborate with the community to dismantle social, cultural, political, and economic barriers holding the community from thriving.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Environment
Hunger
Community, Environment, Hunger

WHEN

Wed Jul 10, 2024 - Tue Oct 08, 2024
12:00 AM - 04:00 AM

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach
  • Resource Development / Management

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Previous fundraising experience or willingness to learn.

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