2024 Central Ohio Volunteer Opportunities

Why Volunteer?

Hone your skills | Polish your event, stewardship or solicitation skills in a non-work environment
Gain new talents | Challenge yourself to try skills outside of your norm & boost your resume
Network with like-minded professionals | Connect with peers to grow, vent, or get advice
Give back to our Central Ohio community | Be part of our almost 100% volunteer-run AFP chapter

Make an Impact!

By volunteering with AFP Central Ohio, you become a part of something bigger. You contribute to lifting up our nonprofit community through evidence-based, donor-centered fundraising in Central Ohio and beyond.
We want you to have a great experience and believe you will also gain a lot from volunteering! Depending on your interests and intentions for volunteering, you can gain or practice new professional skills, grow your network of colleagues, develop friendships and have fun in a low-pressure environment. AFP Central Ohio really is a great place to try, practice, and learn new skills!
Other benefits of volunteering include:
  • Resume-building
  • Building relationships with other fundraising professionals in Central Ohio
  • Gaining ideas and insights to bring back to your organization
  • Networking and growing your peer-base
  • Having fun and making friends!

How do you get involved?

Please click here to sign-up for a volunteer position. After reviewing your interests, skills and what you want to get out of the experience, our Volunteer Placement Chair will contact you with open positions. Committees vary in size and need, so volunteer assignments will be made according to committee need and volunteer preference.

Questions may be directed to Stephanie Christie at [email protected].

Volunteer Placement Chair

Stephanie Christie, LSW (she/her/hers)

Director Development and Marketing - CompDrug

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Position Title: Volunteer Placement Chair

Capacity: Board Member

Reports to: Vice President for Membership

Key Responsibilities:

  • Recruits and enlists committee members as needed; monitors the work of volunteers to ensure timely completion of assignments
  • Organizes and chairs committee meetings
  • Develops and submits a budget to the Treasurer by designated deadline; monitors committee income and expenditures
  • Identifies each association committee volunteer needs and roles to be fulfilled
  • Obtains the names of scholarship recipients and mentees. Determine whether they are members of committees (as required for award and mentorship); if not, place them on a committee that best matches their interest and in the interest of the chapter
  • Makes formal introductions of volunteer to committee chair; hand-off
  • Provides timely and up-to-date content to Chapter Administrator and Marketing Chair for website and digital publications
  • Works to successfully achieve goals outlined in Chapter Strategic Plan
  • Ensures there is a succession plan to cultivate a new chair to take his/her place as needed
  • 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