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Development and Donor Management Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Mental Health America of Greater Dallas


We appreciate your interest in volunteering with our organization!
To begin the process,
please read the opportunity description below. If it matches your volunteer or intern goals, please visit https://www.mhadallas.org/get-involved/volunteer-mha-greater-dallas, click on the Volunteer Application link, then, email your completed application to human.resources@mhadallas.org.


This position is ideal for those interested in fundraising, customer relationship management, and business. Interns for school credit are considered on a case-by-case basis. At its core, fundraising is about relationships. Mental Health America of Greater Dallas' Development Department is successful because our staff genuinely enjoy interacting with people, an important asset in the world of nonprofit fundraising.

As a development volunteer or intern, you will be actively involved in day-to-day operations and special development projects. You will gain valuable experience in building donor relations and maintaining records and conducting online fundraising and private foundation research.

Please note that all our staff is fully vaccinated. If you have proof of vaccination, you may volunteer at our offices and events.


An ideal candidate should:

  • Be supportive of Mental Health America’s mission, values, and goals.
  • Have a valid Texas Driver’s License or Texas ID.
  • Have strong writing and editing skills, a strong phone presence, and excellent research skills.
  • Express an interest in fundraising and marketing.
  • Produce high-quality, error-free work.
  • Demonstrate adherence to deadlines and the ability to work independently with initiative.
  • Communicate efficiently and professionally.
  • Be able to travel within the Dallas area up to 10% - we reimburse for mileage.
  • Be proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of Little Green Light or other CRM is helpful, but not necessary.


  1. The volunteer/intern must meet the physical demands described here to successfully perform the essential functions of this opportunity.
    1. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  2. This opportunity regularly requires using hands to fingers, handle, and talk and hear. The incumbent is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel or crouch.
  3. Specific vision abilities required for this opportunity include mobility and flexibility to lift, push, pull or carry objects up to thirty (30) pounds, close vision, distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to focus.

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About Mental Health America of Greater Dallas



Mission Statement

Mental Health America of Greater Dallas champions for the mental well-being of all. Since 1947, Mental Health America of Greater Dallas has helped our community improve mental health through advocacy, community education and resources for children, adolescents and adults.


Mental Health America of Greater Dallas (MHA Dallas) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization working to promote mental wellness through community education and policy advocacy. Put simply, MHA Dallas serves as a catalyst to identify, assess and respond to mental health needs in the community.

MHA Dallas operates through strategic long-range planning along with immediate responses to community crises as they arise. In addition to our efforts to supply information, education and advocacy related to mental health issues, we also provide preventive programs designed to equip high-risk populations (including children, the homeless and the indigent) with information and skills to combat stress and adversity.

Through collaboration with other service providers, MHA Dallas coordinates a powerful local movement that addresses the needs of those without affordable and accessible mental health services in the Dallas area. Read our history of achievements here: https://mhadallas.org/about-us/. Won't you join us?


Crisis Support
Health & Medicine
Community, Crisis Support, Health & Medicine


Mon Sep 11, 2023 - Sun Dec 10, 2023


624 North Good Latimer ExpresswayDallas, TX 75204


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


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexibility to meet your busy schedule

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