Development and Communications Volunteer



Time Commitment

Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)


Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


New York
New York
United States


Established in 2007 the Playing for Change Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization created to inspire, connect, and bring peace to the world through music. Our mission is to create positive change through music and arts education. We have 15 programs in 11 countries.

Playing For Change Foundation is seeking Development and Communications Volunteers who will assist in our ongoing Development and Communications needs

Strategize and help develop a communications plan that results in impactful engagement across media platforms: television, radio, print, and digital as well as conferences and seminars

Research grant, funding and partnership opportunities

Support the grant proposal development and submission process by editing letters of inquiry, proposals and support materials and ensuring timely submission

Excellent verbal skills with the ability to communicate the organization’s mission to current and prospective supporters including foundations and philanthropists

Assist in strategy and creation of new methods to raise funds for our organization including merchandise development

Adept at setting goals, identifying intermediate objectives, and finding the resources necessary to achieve those goals and objectives

Skilled at multitasking and completing multiple tasks simultaneously

Knowledgeable in technology and social media to create online content that engages audience segments

Assist in planning, coordinating and execution of fundraising events 

Who should apply

Anyone who has a background in fundraising, marketing/communications or nonprofit management

Superb writing and editing skills

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Microsoft Office skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Fluency in other languages a plus

Graphic Design, Media Production, Filmmaking skills a plus




  • Training Provided


  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

In subject line: Development and Communications Volunteer

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