Volunteer Fundraiser Resume Samples

A Volunteer Fundraiser is hired to organize activities to raise funds and solicit and gather monetary donations or other gifts for an organization. The job description and duties are listed on the Volunteer Fundraiser Resume as – designing and producing promotional materials, raising awareness of the organization’s work, goals, and financial needs; developing corporate fundraising programs, monitoring the progress of fundraising drives; compiling or developing materials to submit to granting or other funding organizations, and developing and maintaining media contact lists.

To be successful in this role, one should demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong leadership abilities; exceptional organizational and presentation skills. Other crucial skills include the following – experience in a fundraising position, creativity and persuasion skills, detail-oriented, and multitasking skills. A high school diploma or GED is sufficient, however, possessing a higher qualification or work experience will be advantageous.

Volunteer Fundraiser Resume example

Volunteer Fundraiser Resume

Summary : Seeking a competitive and challenging environment where I can serve your organization and establish an enjoyable career for myself. Utilizing appropriate systems and trains staff in their use. Troubleshooting phone and computer issues for Region. Reviewing and assisting with tech services requests.

Skills : Sales, Microsoft Office, Writing, Maintaining Strong Relationships, Building New Programs, Creative, Highly Organized, Public Speaking, Presenting, Writing.

Description :

    1. Planned and executed special events that raised over $5,000 and established community recognition.
    2. Produced engaging online marketing campaigns.
    3. Created an official page on Facebook.
    4. Managed all social media programs, including Internet forums, blogs, social networking applications and message boards.
    5. Solicited contributions and participation from local businesses to promote and improve community events and activities.
    6. Established effective working relationships with government officials and media representatives.
    7. Planned and publicized events, including designing promotional materials.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS


Volunteer Fundraiser Resume

Summary : Seeking a competitive and challenging environment where I can serve your organization and establish an enjoyable career for myself. Collaborating with department leaders to ensure that programs are executed within budget. Ensuring location processes are established and functioning for all cash and card transactions. Supporting department directors with analytics for monthly forecasting of expenses.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Statistical Analysis, Social Networking.

Description :

    1. Wrote and distributed news releases.
    2. Developed an extensive network of people that can help to provide services for the public fundraising event.
    3. Scheduled the venues, contacting potential donors, developing advertising campaigns, and overseeing the many activities at the actual fundraising event.
    4. Engaged and participated in weekly team meetings
    5. Assisted in identifying and researching private grants as needed.
    6. Secured donations for foods, clothes, and shoes for individuals in need.
    7. Secured sponsorship and or donations for different events. 
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        10+ Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Senior
        Education
        Education
        BS


        Volunteer Fundraiser Resume

        Objective : Resourceful, flexible team player with two decades of administrative, facility, event and fundraising experience. Proven organization, communication and customer service skills. Excellent written and spoken Spanish and French.  Provides administrative budget support including expense coding; financial report dissemination, initiating, monitoring and approving regional procurement transactions.

        Skills : Ability To Develop And Streamline Processes, Manage.

        Description :

          1. Worked for 2+ years to raise money for UC Berkeley, first as a Class Campaigns volunteer, and then freelance for Berkeley's Education Abroad Program.
          2. Wrote and made calls at 10:30 pm EST to reach alumni on the West Coast; in the second, I did outreach to NY Metro area Cal alumni, passing on ideas and prospects to Cal gift officers.
          3. Recognized by UC Fundraising as Volunteer of the month.
          4. Used Writing to persuade, inspire and build consensus.
          5. Developed and maintained relationships with potential sponsors and donors throughout the community.
          6. Developed and maintained a donor database which includes a log of any contacts made with potential donors and sponsors.
          7. Oversaw data entry and gift acknowledgment activities
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        2-5 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Executive
        Education
        Education
        Certification In Event Planning

        Volunteer Fundraiser Resume

        Summary : Volunteer Fundraiser is Assisting the Development Events Team with tasks, including but not limited to: various mailings, research, research regarding vendor and business donor prospects, preparation of mailing lists, handle monthly credit card reports for the Development Events Team, process invoices, other administrative tasks as necessary.

        Skills : Administrative Task, MS Office.

        Description :

          1. Coordinated presentations to organization, trade shows, fairs and businesses on the mission and needs of Aniz Inc. 
          2. Developed and implemented annual fundraising plan that meets the financial needs of Aniz Inc. 
          3. Worked with volunteers and staff to organize and implement successful fundraising drives and events.
          4. Maintained a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner so that customers, clients, co-workers, volunteers, and management can get along.
          5. Prepared travel/staff development forms.
          6. Scheduled appointments, setup meetings, trainings, and workshops called by assistant superintendent.
          7. Managed mail, screens and routes materials according to subject.
                                                      Years of Experience
                                                      Experience
                                                      7-10 Years
                                                      Experience Level
                                                      Level
                                                      Management
                                                      Education
                                                      Education
                                                      Certification In Event Planning

                                                      Volunteer Fundraiser Resume

                                                      Headline : Volunteer Fundraiser is Collaborating with other departments, Development team members, and KIPP Texas leadership team to produce event related outcomes such as but not limited to: tracking and reconciling pledged gift amounts and expenses with accounts receivable, secure donations for event specific fundraising activities such as silent/live auction, creating and managing the design and distribution of event promotional materials.

                                                      Skills : Designing, Material Management.

                                                      Description :

                                                        1. Made sure all correspondence/questions from and for principals, teachers, staff, students, parents and community are addressed.
                                                        2. Gathered, compiled and prepared annual field trip requests and projections from schools.
                                                        3. Gathered, compiled and prepared annual fundraiser requests and projections from schools.
                                                        4. Prepared reports/presentations concerning the district for the Board meetings, trainings, and/or workshops.
                                                        5. Designed and/or ordered office, staff development, staff appreciation and student supplies and awards for the district.
                                                        6. Collected, compiled and prepared district textbook and resource projections reports and analysis of budgeted needs.
                                                        7. Maintained textbook budget/files.
                                                                                            Years of Experience
                                                                                            Experience
                                                                                            5-7 Years
                                                                                            Experience Level
                                                                                            Level
                                                                                            Executive
                                                                                            Education
                                                                                            Education
                                                                                            MS

                                                                                            Volunteer Fundraiser Resume

                                                                                            Objective : Volunteer Fundraiser is Working with Development fundraising team, event Co-Chairs, and/or committees to ensure that financial goals are reached through pledges, direct donations, table sales, etc. Assisting with managing all aspects of events including, but not limited to: negotiating contracts with vendors, producing the program, managing the event budget, marketing collateral used for event outreach.

                                                                                            Skills : Tracking, Fundarising.

                                                                                            Description :

                                                                                              1. Ordered and distributed textbooks and resources.
                                                                                              2. Researched educational companies, gain quotes, negotiate pricing for supplies, textbooks, teacher resources and presenter contracts.
                                                                                              3. Organized and compiled Academic Services Team annual projected budget request.
                                                                                              4. Monitored Academic Services Team budget and expenditures.
                                                                                              5. Assisted with the ordering of supplies and/or resources, submitting workorders and technical support requests for the Alternative Learning Program.
                                                                                              6. Organized contracts for speakers, presenters and trainers for workshops and professional development.
                                                                                              7. Assisted with the organization of the event from setup to breakdown.
                                                                                                                      Years of Experience
                                                                                                                      Experience
                                                                                                                      2-5 Years
                                                                                                                      Experience Level
                                                                                                                      Level
                                                                                                                      Executive
                                                                                                                      Education
                                                                                                                      Education
                                                                                                                      GED

                                                                                                                      Volunteer Fundraiser Resume

                                                                                                                      Objective : Volunteer Fundraiser is Assisting with the design, plan, and execution of engagement opportunities through regional and statewide events including small donor engagement events whether for fundraising, cultivation, or stewardship. Soliciting and building relationships with businesses to attain in-kind donations to be used for day of fundraising opportunities during events.

                                                                                                                      Skills : Fundraiser, Business Assistant.

                                                                                                                      Description :

                                                                                                                        1. Confirmed the speaker.
                                                                                                                        2. Designed and printed the program agenda; and staff back to school gifts.
                                                                                                                        3. Maintained and managed all district travel/professional development and field trips.
                                                                                                                        4. Attended meetings and takes minutes when necessary.
                                                                                                                        5. Maintained calendar of events for the Academic Service Team members.
                                                                                                                        6. Assisted parents with school related concerns, offer educational resources, partnership information and refer to proper personnel for resolution.
                                                                                                                        7. Created walkthrough summary reports and forms.
                                                                                                                                    Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                    Experience
                                                                                                                                    2-5 Years
                                                                                                                                    Experience Level
                                                                                                                                    Level
                                                                                                                                    Executive
                                                                                                                                    Education
                                                                                                                                    Education
                                                                                                                                    MS

                                                                                                                                    Volunteer Fundraiser Resume

                                                                                                                                    Objective : Volunteer Fundraiser is Steering the continued growth of The Junior Associates Education Endowment, which provides crucial support to the Museums Learning and Engagement and other essential programs. Developing and tracking annual JA budget, revenue and expenses in collaboration and in adherence with the Finance, Accounting, and Gift Processing teams. Creating and processing invoices. Creating accurate and effective financial reports.

                                                                                                                                    Skills : Financial Reporting, Creative Skills.

                                                                                                                                    Description :

                                                                                                                                      1. Maintained school textbook /teacher resource inventories.
                                                                                                                                      2. Collaborated with district departments to enhance school environments.
                                                                                                                                      3. Met with department directors regularly, to discuss smooth operations of department specific programs, events, workshops, and trainings.
                                                                                                                                      4. Entered purchase orders for all supplies/refreshments for afterschool and summer camp programs.
                                                                                                                                      5. Organized and sorted supplies.
                                                                                                                                      6. Mailed Duty (monthly).
                                                                                                                                      7. Identified needed adjustments and/or linking requests to support accuracy of revenue and fundraiser credit per the guidelines
                                                                                                                                                                  Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                                  Experience
                                                                                                                                                                  2-5 Years
                                                                                                                                                                  Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                                  Level
                                                                                                                                                                  Executive
                                                                                                                                                                  Education
                                                                                                                                                                  Education
                                                                                                                                                                  GED

                                                                                                                                                                  Volunteer Fundraiser Resume

                                                                                                                                                                  Objective : Volunteer Fundraiser is Maintaining membership database, confidential donor files, and other departmental records with discretion and efficiency. Identifying members with capacity and interest to grow their involvement with MoMA and works with fundraising colleagues to craft bespoke pipeline plans. Responsible for the communications strategy for the group, including invitation mailings, weekly newsletters, annual giving renewals, donation acknowledgements, etc.

                                                                                                                                                                  Skills : Fundraising, Planning.

                                                                                                                                                                  Description :

                                                                                                                                                                    1. Provided data and reports to assist leadership in operational reviews, monitoring activity and performance, and other initiatives as directed.
                                                                                                                                                                    2. Coordinated gift processing to include cross-functional collaboration to ensure accurate execution of check processing and bundling procedures are followed and understood.
                                                                                                                                                                    3. Coordinated data hygiene updates to ensure quality data by creating new accounts, requesting account merges, and making other needed updates. 
                                                                                                                                                                    4. Supported portfolio updates as defined by leadership by transferring accounts/contacts to the appropriate relationship manager, inactivating and adding new accounts, and ensuring portfolios are reflected for each role. 
                                                                                                                                                                    5. Monitored upcoming and past due solicitations and gifts and share information to ensure data is updated appropriately.
                                                                                                                                                                    6. Assisted with onboarding of new fundraisers and serve as a systems trainer for new hires and volunteers. 
                                                                                                                                                                    7. Provided ongoing user training and education on new functionality and/or changes in the system.
                                                                                                                                                                                    Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                    Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                    2-5 Years
                                                                                                                                                                                    Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                                                    Level
                                                                                                                                                                                    Executive
                                                                                                                                                                                    Education
                                                                                                                                                                                    Education
                                                                                                                                                                                    Diploma

                                                                                                                                                                                    Volunteer Fundraiser Resume

                                                                                                                                                                                    Objective : Volunteer Fundraiser is Independently creating, producing, and hosting all BAC events throughout the year; overseeing all details including invitations, production, catering, security, and budgets. Expanding JA membership numbers through active and consistent marketing, recruitment, stewardship, and retention efforts. Processing membership applications and renewals.

                                                                                                                                                                                    Skills : Creative Skills, Membership Assistant.

                                                                                                                                                                                    Description :

                                                                                                                                                                                      1. May served as the liaison to key national contacts for data systems, gift processing and research as needed. 
                                                                                                                                                                                      2. Supported tracking large budgeted monthly gifts, as reflected in the revenue budget to support forecasting.
                                                                                                                                                                                      3. Supported volunteers who perform data entry and data-related projects for development team.
                                                                                                                                                                                      4. Served as the fundraiser, event producer, manager, marketer, and administrator for the Junior Associates (JAs), a group of 200 donors who support MoMA’s mission and programs through annual membership dues, tickets to benefit events, contributions to endowments, and other giving opportunities.
                                                                                                                                                                                      5. Served as the primary liaison between the JA Steering Committee and other members of the group and MoMA staff. In particular, collaborates with the Museum's curatorial staff and departments of Membership, Development, and Institutional Giving. Additionally, acts as the JA MoMA representative to external constituents, including other Museums, galleries, artists, and other members of the art world.
                                                                                                                                                                                      6. Coordinated three to four Steering Committee meetings and any other required meetings.
                                                                                                                                                                                      7. Guided meetings with thoughtful governance practices, revenue goals, and agenda planning.
                                                                                                                                                                                            Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                            Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                            0-2 Years
                                                                                                                                                                                            Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                                                            Level
                                                                                                                                                                                            Entry Level
                                                                                                                                                                                            Education
                                                                                                                                                                                            Education
                                                                                                                                                                                            Diploma