Fundraising Coordinator, PhillyThrive

Posted by PhillyThrive on April 2, 2018


The Fundraising Coordinator is a part-time position (25 hours/week) responsible for driving Philly Thrive’s overall fundraising strategy, organizing volunteers to participate in fundraising, and bottom-lining administrative tasks.


  • Spearhead Philly Thrive’s volunteer-driven fundraising activities. This includes recruiting new members, engaging volunteers already in Thrive’s membership, building the skills of Thrive volunteers, and supporting volunteers to fundraise
  • Grant writing and grant reporting as needed to fund the organization
  • Once a year, facilitate a process of creating Thrive’s organizational budget and fundraising plan for the upcoming year
  • Bottom-line administrative tasks including legal reporting, tax filings, and preparing budget reports
  • Plan and execute fundraising events
  • Serve as treasurer on the Philly Thrive board
  • Participate as a Philly Thrive member in organizational programs, including regular attendance at general assemblies, actions, and strategy conversations


  • Experience making fundraising asks & participating in ongoing fundraising plans
  • Comfort with holding one-on-one organizing meetings & relationship-building
  • Strong writing skills
  • An eye for seeking out untapped potential and fundraising opportunities
  • Ability to direct your own growth and development in this role
  • Know-how to run successful fundraising events
  • Flexibility to adapt to the emerging challenges and responsibilities
  • Confidence with administrative tasks that involve the legal system
  • Meeting facilitation skills
  • Experience with Google Drive, Wave/Quickbooks, Nationbuilder


  • At least two years experience as a volunteer or paid staff in social justice organization
  • 1-3 years experience fundraising for a non-profit or community group strongly preferred
  • Experience working with diverse groups of people
  • Good writing and communication skills
  • Experience managing a team
  • Self-directed and able to create and execute a workplan with little supervision
  • Has a reliable computer with access to internet and phone
  • Strong commitment to environmental justice and the principles of our campaign

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