Volunteer Opportunities

Numerous volunteer opportunities are available to members to increase their leadership skills, network with other chapter members and for professional development opportunities. 

OpportunityDescriptionContact Carolyn Caldwell, Volunteer Coordinator, for volunteer opportunities.  carolyn@raisingawarenessraisingfunds.com
AFP EDUCATION COURSES  Plans, implements, coordinates and evaluates the annual AFP education program (e.g. Fundamentals of Fundraising and CFRE Review Courses).

BE the CAUSE COMMITTEEOversees the Be the Cause Campaign to garner support from members to support the AFP Foundation of Philanthropy.  



COLLEGIATE CHAPTER COMMITTEEExplores and implements ways to introduce undergraduate and graduate students to fundraising as a profession, the importance of philanthropy, and the vital role of ethics in professional practice. Current collegiate chapters have connected students with professionals and employers, given them hands-on experience through service projects, and educational opportunities.


DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION COMMITTEEImplements, incorporates and monitors the chapter’s diversity/inclusion goals and objectives into all aspects of chapter operations. 


 MARKETING/PR COMMITTEE Implements all marketing communications for chapter activities and revisions of the chapter website. 
 MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE  Responsible for Membership recruitment, retention, membership events and annual meeting/holiday social.


MENTORING COMMITTEE  Promote & manage this one-to-one mentoring program including recruitment of participants, organization of events and evaluation.   
MONTHLY EDUCATION PROGRAMSResponsible for providing educational opportunities for Chapter members including monthly luncheons, special educational opportunities, and the educational component of National Philanthropy Day. 
NATIONAL PHILANTHROPY DAY Coordinates all event details, communications/print collateral, program, décor, & day-of logistics for the chapter’s premier event. 
NATIONAL PHILANTHROPY DAY NOMINATIONS Seeks nominations for, oversees selection of awardees for annual premier event; serves as primary contact for awardees. 
PUBLIC POLICY COMMITTEE (Part of the Marketing Committee)Educates membership on AFP legislative and regulatory policy re: current/emerging issues affecting fundraising and nonprofits. Works with National to assist members with formulating strategies to develop contacts with federal, state/provincial, and local policy makers. 
 SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEEResponsible for reviewing scholarship applications and awarding scholarship monies available from the Chapter.


SPONSORSHIP COMMITTEEDevelops the year’s sponsorship opportunities & packet early in the year, then follows up & confirms NPD sponsorships.    
At-Large Board Member and Volunteer Placement Coordinator

Carolyn Caldwell, GPC

Principal - Raising Awareness, Raising Funds

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