Philanthropy Associate (Volunteer Role)
J Leaders’ Purpose
J Leaders is a Silicon Valley-based non-profit focused on building a community of ethical, Jewish, young adult leaders committed to making a difference in the world. J Leaders fellows are a force for good in their own organizations, the Jewish community, and the world. J Leaders flagship program is the Leadership Academy, a cohort-based leadership program for young Jewish adults
As a volunteer, you will contribute to the most important J Leaders programs that are empowering and engaging Jewish young adults through leadership development and community-building.
J Leaders Website: www.jleaders.org
Position: Philanthropy Associate
The Philanthropy Associate (advancement and fund development) supports the executive director’s fundraising activities and is a key fundraiser responsible for expanding and diversifying the organization’s funder base. The position requires the ability to develop and implement a strategic development plan.
- Major gift
- Special events
- Annual campaign
- Board, friends and family
- Planned giving
- Works closely with marketing
Duties and Responsibilities:
Work with the CEO to develop a philanthropy strategy and execute on the strategy to deliver on funding requirements by getting donations, grants. Managing annual events and ensuring overall the fund availability needed to support the program.
Past experience as a nonprofit fund raiser in a volunteer setting, good listener; ability to motivate, great perseverance, great interpersonal skills, commitment to the cause, determination/resilience Perseverance, integrity/honesty, adaptability, ability to tell compelling stories, ability to research potential donors in depth.
Length of position – There is no maximum time limit as to the length of time served in this position, but there is a minimum commitment expectation of one year
Time commitment – Minimum time commitment is 4 hours per week
Work Location: Remote
Age Requirement: None