Volunteer Fundraising Coordinator, Philadelphia Youth Football Academy

Posted by Philadelphia Youth Football Academy on October 3, 2023

The Philadelphia Youth Football Academy organization is a talented and competitive program seeking a Volunteer Fundraising Coordinator. The purpose of the Volunteer Fundraising Coordinator is to identify and lead several annual opportunities for fundraising events throughout the year.

About Us

While each volunteer/employee with the Philadelphia Youth Football organization brings a unique set of competencies and skills to their work, we believe all employees/volunteers should:

  • Be student-centered, embrace school and life, and show it through actions and interactions with youth, colleagues, and parents.
  • Personify and live “football and team enrichment”.
  • Consistently maintain high standards for his or her own work and motivates others to achieve the same standard of excellence.
  • Demonstrates a desire and willingness to constantly grow and learn, both personally and professionally, and sees others – especially our youth – as having the ability to learn and reach success.
  • Foster a positive culture by being optimistic, selfless, flexible, and collaborative.
  • Demonstrate a belief in and commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse program and organization.


  • Identify and plan annual fundraising opportunities (typically 3-4 events per year).
  • Schedule, manage and ensure successful execution of events, including online auction.
  • Ensure events are within budget, meet team objectives and appropriately represent the Retrievers organization and its brand within the Community.
  • Plan events in coordination with the Board of Directors, other volunteers, and vendors
  • Work with internal and external parties to initiate, plan and execute fundraising events
  • Functions as team liaison with other animal organizations’ and rescues’ events (AHS, RAGOM, etc.).
  • Identify grants available and write grant requests.
  • Work with the Social Media team to maintain fundraising websites as needed (i.e. GiveMN Give to the Max website, GoFundMe).
  • Work closely with Events and Marketing as needed


  • Self starter
  • Team player
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Ability to communicate recommendations with Board of Directors and provide regular updates
  • Ability to build strong relationships with team members and within the community
  • Highly organized and detailed oriented
  • Strong Facebook page knowledge

How to Apply: Please contact Eugene Pough at epough@pyfa215.org.

Term: Yearly

Position start date: TBD by applicant’s overall onboarding process

The Philadelphia Youth Football Academy seeks candidates who hope to help foster a love for football atmosphere where all people are valued and where all perspectives are respected and appreciated, as described in our Diversity and Inclusion statement.

Location: Philadelphia Youth Football Academy, Finley Recreation Center, 7701 Mansfield Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19150
Phone: 215.526.8041

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