Volunteer Opportunities

Numerous volunteer opportunities are available to members to increase their leadership skills, network with other chapter members and for professional development opportunities.
Opportunity Description Contact our Volunteer Coordinator,  Mary Beth McNamee, for volunteer opportunities.  (See Leadership Page for contact info.)
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 COMMITTEE Oversees the Be the Cause Campaign to garner support from members to support the AFP Foundation of Philanthropy.      
COLLEGIATE CHAPTER COMMITTEE Explores 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 COMMITTEE Implements, 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 PROGRAMS Responsible 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 COMMITTEE Responsible for reviewing scholarship applications and awarding scholarship monies available from the Chapter.  
SPONSORSHIP COMMITTEE Develops the year’s sponsorship opportunities & packet early in the year, then follows up & confirms NPD sponsorships.   
Volunteer Coordinator

Mary Beth McNamee

Development Officer for Individual Giving & Annual Fund - Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

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