601 Foothill Road Ojai, CA 93023
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Assistant to the Board Chair Description ROCKBlue is seeking an Assistant to the Chair of its Board of Directors to join our dynamic non-profit organization. As Assistant to the Chair, you will assist our Chair, Karen Pallansch, with ensuring that the Board operates effectively, especially with meetings, communications and Board member commitments. This position will look great on your resume and will be the perfect stepping stone to take your career to the next level. This is an opportunity for someone who wants to help others, grow their skills and work in a team environment. ROCKBlue is a nonprofit that aims to solve the growing gap between reliable water supply and accelerating urban demand by leveraging its large network of highly experienced specialists. We focus on strengthening the ability of water and sanitation utilities to provide these services to the poorest individuals in cities and towns across the developing world . As Assistant to the Chair, you will directly and indirectly assist ROCKBlue in reaching its mission, impacting the lives of millions of people. You will learn invaluable communication skills and work with a diverse group of people, situated around the world. The small nature of our organization offers many opportunities for advancement as well as exposure to all business activities. Responsibilities Scheduling appointments Preparing Board meeting quarterly agendas for the President’s and Chair’s review Preparing Board packages Support in development of Board manual Track Board deadline dates for information and responses Assistance in monthly email reminders to Board regarding sharing new contacts for fundraising with the Board Helping the Chair support the WULUW Initiative’s mentoring program Organizing a Board documents file folder in ROCKBlue’s Google drive Helping the Chair develop an annual 'work’ plan for the Board Following up on potential/new Board member contacts Helping the Chair send monthly ROCKBlue updates to the Board so she can keep ROCKBlue on the top of their mind - these would be focused on 4 our 5 key outcomes, previously agreed to, and progress towards them - focused on Strategic plan Requirements and Qualifications Ability to multitask whilst maintaining quality of work Ability to take initiative and proactively solve problems Excellent oral and written communications skills in English Effective time management Software skills with a preference for the Microsoft and Google Workspace A stable Internet connection Time commitment Ability to dedicate a total of 4-6 hours per week, virtually, starting immediately Remuneration This is a volunteer position
Date Posted: Nov 25, 2022
JOB DESCRIPTION: Fundraising Assistant Volunteer (Prospecting Research and Data Management) Reports to: Fundraising Divisional Lead Location: Remote Time Allocation: 6-10 hours p/w MAIN PURPOSE OF ROLE You will be joining our fantastic Fundraising Team to keep the organisation surviving and thriving by bringing in funding from the smallest individual donor, or a high profile corporate partner, or individual major donor. In this position, you will work with the whole Fundraising, PR and Marketing Team, providing administrative and prospecting research and reach out support, including maintaining the fundraising database. We’re looking for someone with great people skills, as well as drive, initiative and determination. You’ll be diligent with details and accuracy, and have a dynamic approach to your work. You will be a natural problem solver, always looking to improve on efficiency. You will develop and maintain both internal and external contacts and will need a thorough understanding of ROCKBlue’s work. DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Fundraising Assist with and Monitor the fundraising development and activity roll out plan. Act as a point of contact if needed, maintaining a professional approach at all times. To assist and research new prospects and implement proper donor communication with these earmarked prospects and tracking of communication. To implement and support the effective flow of communication between existing, recurring and new donors. To assist with the organisation fundraising events if and when required. To assist with the drafting and sending out of fundraising "ask letters", newsletter, annual report and fundraising data reports. To support the Grant Writer with sending out grant applications if and when requested. Support the team with data processing. 2. Information management Take responsibility for ensuring that full records are maintained on the fundraising database. Collate departmental performance data for fundraising activities. To assist with the administration of fundraising activities mailings and event administration when required. To carry out a range of information gathering activities as required, including online research. To maintain the fundraising database including timely processing of donations, grants and making sure donors are thanked. Ensure that data processing is in accordance with approved company policies. 3. Experience Required Experience of working in a fundraising position. Experience of building and maintaining strong relationships. Experience of working within a team and individually to achieve success. 4. Skills and Abilities Excellent computer skills and experience using a wide range of computer packages, including Microsoft packages. Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to liaise with people at all levels, on the telephone, face to face and in writing. Ability to carry out thorough research to keep-up-to date with new fundraising opportunities. Demonstrable initiative and determination. Excellent attention to detail and accurate record keeping. Ability to prioritise tasks and manage delegated workload.
Date Posted: Jan 8, 2023
The core purpose of ROCKBlue is to improve the lives of the urban poor in the developing world by assisting water utilities tasked with supplying water and sanitation. ROCKBlue partners with the water and sanitation utilities that supply the basic amenities of water and sanitation to the urban poor. We empower our partner utilities by being a connector and service provider. The result of these partnerships are healthier cities that support the well-being of the local communities and economy thus improving lives.
ROCKBlue aims to solve the growing gap between reliable water supply and accelerating urban demand. We are a nonprofit that leverages a large network of highly experienced specialists. ROCKBlue focuses on strengthening the ability of water and sanitation utilities to provide these services to the poorest in cities and towns across the developing world.
ROCKBlue accomplishes this mission through respectful and mutually beneficial partnerships with both public utilities in the developing world and with the international donors and lenders supporting these utilities.
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