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BOARD MEMBER – FUNDRAISING

Organisation : Cereal for Coffee Ltd

Location : Brisbane

Time required : Flexiable

Duration of project : Ongoing

Skill Area : Board & Committee Members, Fundraising

Sector : Children, Youth & Young People

Posted on : 19 Oct, 2018

About the Role

About the Organisation

Cereal for Coffee

Cereal for Coffee has successfully supported school-based breakfast clubs since 2016.  Commencing in Brisbane, we have expanded to cover south-east Queensland and northern NSW, with a view to establishing a national presence.  Cereal for Coffee caters for students from all socio-economic backgrounds and does not charge fees.  Schools and other organisations that support the underprivileged fundraise for the breakfast clubs and are supported by Cereal for Coffee to ensure they have sufficient breakfast food and appliances to be able to meet their local demand.  Donations, events and fundraising activities are supported through a network of sponsors.

About the Role

Working as part of a small national board you will lead the fundraising efforts, predominantly in south-east Queensland with the intent of expanding nationally.  This will involve:

  • rewarding role working in a charity that provides breakfasts for children at school and organisations that support the underprivileged
  • lead fundraising efforts as part of a small, supportive Brisbane-based board
  • creating and implementing a Sponsor Engagement Program to manage relationships with schools and donors
  • research, identify and qualify prospective donors and volunteers
  • nurture positive relationships with existing and prospective donors and volunteers
  • ensure appropriate recognition of donors and volunteers
  • board meets five times annually
  • role is voluntary and able to be conducted from any location
  • minimum 1 hour per week
  • no fixed term

Skills Required

This role would be well suited to a candidate who is passionate about children and with general fundraising experience.  You will have worked with corporates, trusts, foundations and government and have some experience in community fundraising, grants and event management.

You will be a confident communicator with parents, staff and donors, collaborative, supportive and inclusive in your style.  You will be proactive and highly intuitive with the ability to work as part of a busy, hands-on team across a wide range of tasks including administration.  Excellent writing skills are required.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Cereal for Coffee Ltd
Not for Profit : Yes

Apply for this Position

For details concerning this role , please contact

Philip Sargeson

Phone : 0411633322

Email : engage@cerealforcoffee.co


Please quote in application: BOARD MEMBER – FUNDRAISING via Pro Bono Australia.


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