Working with an assigned portfolio, this position assists in accomplishing the fund raising goals of the Funds Development (FD) program of CWS/CROP. She/he assists with the implementation of a national strategy for resource development activities in support of the overall work of the agency. The position will focus 55% on a Community Event (CROP Hunger Walk) portfolio and 45% on a Congregational portfolio located in North Carolina and Virginia.
The Community and Congregational Engagement Specialist carries responsibility for supporting a variety of fund raising activities from two major four funding streams: community events and congregations. Primary activities will include the organization of community-based special events—i.e., CROP Hunger Walks—through volunteer networks; building relationships to secure donations of funds and commodities from congregations, women’s groups, and other organizations in support of CROP Programs. She/he will enhance the fund raising efforts through appropriate education of various constituencies about the issues of hunger, poverty, and its related causes and interpreting CWS/CROP’s response.
Undergraduate degree in related field..
Minimum three years of proven experience in multiple fundraising methods, constituent engagement, program management, office administration, and volunteer management. Motivational public speaking and writing skills essential.
Job Contact InformationName: Pam Pal