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Director of Community Outreach Development, Marketing, & Fundraising [Volunteer]

Spokane, United States

RPG Research has an urgent need to fill the role of Community Outreach Development, Marketing, & Fundraising Volunteer.

This position is critical to helping support our Mission, Vision, & Impact statements, but engaging the communities around the world for our research and community programs, raising awareness about us through marketing, and developing the fundraising programs we need to sustain and grow our research and community programs worldwide.

This is a volunteer part-time position with very flexible hours, around 2 to 10 hours per week, on average around 3-6 hours per week.

We would like to have around 3 to 5 volunteers working together as a team to fill this role, and over time allow those that want to take on a more leadership role for this division to do so. We want to be careful never to overload our volunteers, so that is why we use this distributed task model rather than putting too much on any one volunteer for these tasks, we all help share the load, a little bit each week.

The primary function of this role is to create and implement fundraising campaigns and initiatives that raise awareness, funds ,and other resources for RPG Research's community events and research projects.


POSITION DUTIES

  • Manage & update our social media presence relative to our research, community events, and raising donations.

  • Create and manage online fundraiser campaigns and initiatives.

  • Create and manage print fundraiser campaigns and initiatives.

  • Contact local organizations for donations & sponsorship.

  • Contact national and international organizations for donations & sponsorship.

  • Attend one RPG Research Administrative meeting per week (1 hour).

  • Opportunities to become senior/director fundraiser coordinator over time.

  • Work remotely.


REMEMBER THIS IS AN UNPAID VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY.

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

This position requires the following skills:

  • Donor management skills, training, & experience.

  • Successful fundraiser skills, training, & experience.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and presence.

  • Creative ability to come up with solutions to fundraising needs.


Optional but preferred skills

  • Grant Research / Writing / Submission / Administration

  • Formal training in fundraiser strategies and techniques


ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION

RPG Research is a non-profit 501(c)3 non-profit charitable research & human services organization studying the effects of cooperative music & role-playing games, and their potential to improve lives globally. We work with a wide range of populations from 2 years old through senior adults, and many populations with special needs including: at-risk, anxiety, Autism spectrum, brain injuries, cerebral palsy, Deaf & Hard of Hearing, mental health, muscular dystrophy, visually impaired, and many others.

We are dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families living in the communities we serve around the world.

We aim to further our mission through:

  • Providing the world's largest, free and open research repository on the effects of music and role-playing games.

  • Community Events - we host a multitude of events, often educational or recreational in nature, throughout the year with the hopes of offering residents in our target communities a positive alternative to their normal surroundings.

  • Regular online broadcasts and special event programs to educate and raise awareness.

  • Speak at public events like professional conferences and fandom conventions.

  • Community Outreach Programs - we offer a number of programs directly to sectors of our target communities including senior citizens, children, young adults & many others.


Job Type: Part-time, Internship, Volunteer, Unpaid.

Salary: $0.00 /year. $0.00/hour

 

Application Questions

  •     How many years of donor management experience do you have?

  •     How many years of fundraising experience do you have?

  •     How many years of fundraising coordinator experience do you have?

  •     How many years of grant research experience do you have?

  •     How many years of grant writing experience do you have?

  •     How many years of local fundraising experience do you have?

  •     How many years of non-profit experience do you have?

  •     How many years of online fundraising experience do you have?

  •     How many years of social media campaigns experience do you have?

  •     How many years of volunteer experience do you have?

  •     Are you able to work in Spokane, WA?

  •     Do you speak English?

  •     Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local law/regulations?

  •     Why are you interested in this job?

  •     When are you available for an interview or phone screen? Please list 2-3 dates and times or ranges of times.

  •     Who referred you to this role? (if you don't have an answer, you can leave this field blank)

  •     When are you available for an interview or phone screen? Please list 2-3 dates and times or ranges of times.