Volunteer Job Description
We are seeking a mature Volunteer Community Outreach Coordinator to act as aliaison between the community and our program. The primary role of this individualwill be to develop and implement strategies to garner funds from new and potentialdonors.
Volunteer Community Outreach Coordinator
Reaching Out Community Services Inc. is a nonprofit, volunteer organization dedicated to the distribution of food and other basic items to needy families and individuals in the Brooklyn area since 1992. We provide much needed social services to families in our communities who have no where else to turn. In addition to being a client-choice food pantry, we help people with free blood pressure screenings, free tax preparation, workshops and classes to improve existing skills or learn new ones, summer tutoring for children and help in understanding the many social programs available to them.
We are dedicated to fighting poverty and hunger in any way we can. Our organization is primarily comprised of dedicated volunteers who selflessly give their time and resources to keep our programs alive.
Volunteer Job Description
We are seeking a mature Volunteer Community Outreach Coordinator to act as a liaison between the community and our program. The primary role of this individual will be to develop and implement strategies to garner funds from new and potential donors. Responsibilities include researching potential donors using a network of schools, churches and local businesses; using various forms of communications, both virtual and physical, to develop and maintain relationships with potential donors and present sponsorship packages; represent RCS at PTA meetings and community meetings as they relate to fundraising. Perform other related duties as assigned.
The Volunteer Community Outreach Coordinator reports directly to the Executive Director.
The ideal candidates should have previous experience with fundraising, development, marketing/public relations or other related field;
Excellent written and oral communications skills with the ability to work and communicate with a diverse group of people in a professional manner;
Great organizational and follow-up skills;
Proficiency with internet, research, and Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel);
A team player with strong skills in leadership skills; be willing to take initiative and think creatively.
We are a small; family oriented organization that encourages creativity. This is an excellent volunteer opportunity with room for growth.
This is an ongoing, unpaid volunteer position.
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to Thomas Neve, at email@example.com