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Fundraising Assistant

Want to be a part of an organization that teaches children to look beyond themselves and become socially responsible individuals? Please consider volunteering your time and talent to empower kids to make a difference in the community! Count on Kids is a Sacramento region, non-profit and we rely on our amazing volunteers to make our programs possible. Being a volunteer with Count on Kids is a great opportunity to get involved with our growing Leadership Squad (youth members) and all we have to offer. Count on Kids welcomes volunteers who have the same vision for providing children opportunities to give back to their communities through community service projects.

Our Fundraising Assistant position will provide expertise and effort related to spreading the word about Count on Kids and our mission. Simply put – get to know our mission, our audience and our programs and then find every way possible to expand our presence in the community.

Students: This position is eligible for community service hours (Open to middle school and high school volunteers!)


Some of the responsibilities include:

  • To research, identify and contact potential donors

  • To organize fundraising events and campaigns that will lead to soliciting donations

  • To design promotional materials and increase awareness about organization’s mission

  • To create and conduct fundraising strategies and appealing message to potential donors

  • To train volunteers in fundraising procedures and practices

  • To maintain records of donors to be used in future

  • To evaluate the success of past fundraising programs and events

  • Silent and Live Auction item acquisition

  • Identifying all other fundraising opportunities and needed materials


Things of note:

  • Since you are representing Count on Kids, a professional but fun demeanor is a must

  • Attending at least one Count on Kids event is recommended

  • Experience working with children ages 3-18, helpful but not necessary

  • A background check may be required


Benefits of volunteering in this role:

  • Gain experience supporting group activities for children

  • Be a champion for our Leadership Squad (youth members) as they develop a lifetime of leadership skills and confidence

  • Expand your professional network; list volunteer work on LinkedIn and be recognized for your contributions and service

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