The Events and Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for special events, volunteer management and oversight of the Young Professional Board. Focus is on growing private revenue through a variety of internal and external events and providing for the volunteer needs of the organization while maintaining a positive volunteer experience. This position is also responsible for successful fundraising by the Young Professional Board and stewardship of this group to meet agency needs and develop them as organizational leaders.
Salary Mid 30s
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Coordinate the planning and execution of agency fundraising events including:
Recruiting event committee volunteers and running meetings
Developing event planning timelines and meeting all deadlines
Working with vendors to ensure timely payment of invoices and fulfillment of contract terms
Securing event sponsorship
Preparing event budgets and performance reports
Facilitate and staff 3rd party events.
Utilize Raiser's Edge events module to manage all events.
Oversee recruitment, orientation, placement and communication relating to volunteers.
Work with program staff to identify volunteer needs; train appropriate staff on volunteer management, including timely and accurate submission of volunteer time sheets.
Manage volunteer groups, ensuring best utilization for organization's needs and a positive volunteer experience.
Provide reports on the volunteer program as requested and maintain volunteer records in Raiser's Edge.
Execute volunteer appreciation activities at least once a year.
Solicit regular feedback from volunteers to analyze and improve the volunteer program.
Staff volunteer recruitment events as needed.
Respond to volunteer inquiries in a timely manner.
Young Professional Board
Serve as the Development liaison to the Young Professional Board (YPB), reserving and managing meeting spaces, materials and other needs.
Attend meetings and provide guidance and leadership to the YPB to operate as a peer-driven fundraising arm of Deborah's Place.
Work with Development Director to provide enriching experiences for the YPB to develop their leadership and deepen their commitment to Deborah's Place.
Qualifications and Requirements
Education: Bachelor's degree required.
Required Licensure and/or Certification: N/A
Job Experience: Minimum 2 years in event planning required, nonprofit development experience preferred; donor database experience, Raiser's Edge preferred; volunteer management experience.
Special Knowledge & Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication, organization and project management skills; ability to work independently and with team members in a shared office; knowledge of basic fundraising techniques and strategies; extensive computer skills with Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Publisher; ability to multi-task and meet multiple deadlines for short-term and long-term projects; ability to effectively represent Deborah's Place through events and public speaking; commitment to excellence and a passion for the mission and services of Deborah's Place
Deborah's Place is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, immigrant, bilingual, and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities.