To learn more and apply today, contact Kelsey Stark, Volunteer Services Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-595-2009.
Volunteers of America Oregon is seeking a Procurement Specialist Volunteer to expand capacity of our programs and events through in-kind donations. VOA Oregon provides a range of supportive and empowering services to our area's most vulnerable populations - and works with them to rebuild their lives and reach their full potential. A successful Procurement Specialist will have the opportunity to gain experience in nonprofit fundraising, specifically in-kind donation solicitation, and make a meaningful impact on her/his community.
Sample activities include:
Draft solicitation letters, emails and other templates as needed.
Solicit local businesses for in-kind donations for programs and events.
Maintain proper documentation and communication records.
Develop special projects in collaboration with your staff supervisor based on interest and need.
Strong written and verbal communication skills
No fear of "cold" calling potential in-kind donors - ability to be both assertive and charming
Self-motivated, ability to work independently, and as a member of the development team
Flexible, hands-on, "go-getter" attitude
Prior fundraising experience
Creative and innovative
Minimum three-month commitment. 3+ hours per week. Flexible scheduling; ability to work from home and/or in the administrative office (Admin office: Monday-Friday, 8 am-5 pm).