AFP Global Education Courses Chair

Position Title: AFP Global Education Courses Chair –  (Fundamentals of Fundraising, CFRE Review Course, Fundraising Effectiveness Project)

Capacity: Board Member

Reports to: Vice President of Professional Development

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organizes and chairs committee meetings
  • Recruits and enlists committee members; monitors the work of volunteers to ensure timely completion of assignments
  • Coordinates planning and implementation of Fundamentals of Fundraising and/or CFRE Review Course including:
    • Establishing best practices criteria for and selects course instructors
    • Serves as liaison with AFP Global to schedule, promote, market and oversee courses
    • Determines location and timing of courses in coordination with the Chapter education calendar
    • Coordinates registration and pre-payment for all participants
    • Maintains student database and sends follow-up letters after course; sends certificate spreadsheet to Chapter Administrator for records
    • Obtains necessary supplies and course materials
    • Monitors student attendance and course completion and presents certificates
    • Compiles evaluations
  • Works with Vice President of Communications Marketing Chair and Scholarship Chair to outline strategies for communicating course opportunity and scholarships to members and non-members
  • With committee, personally promotes course opportunity through group and one-on-one communications
  • Develops and submits a budget to the Treasurer by designated deadline; monitors committee income and expenditures
  • Provides timely and up-to-date content to Chapter Administrator and Marketing Chair for website and digital publications
  • Ensures there is a succession plan to cultivate a new chair to take his/her place as needed
  • Works to successfully achieve goals outlined in Chapter Strategic Plan
  • Celebrates success; ensures that celebration includes expressions of gratitude to volunteers
  • Adheres to policies and Board responsibilities as adopted by the Board of Directors
  • Upon leaving office, transfers all records to successor