Volunteering for the APDT Foundation Fund Development Committee

The APDT Foundation Fund Development Committee role is to create a realistic fundraising plan for the foundation and implement the plan using volunteer resources.

APDT Foundation Fund Development Committee Purpose:

  1. To develop a viable, realistic fundraising plan for the foundation considering the limited financial and volunteer resources available.
  2. To implement the plan to raise more revenue for the foundation.
  3. To recruit volunteers to assist with implementing the plan.
  4. To solicit donations for the conference and possible online auctions.
  5. To work collaboratively with the members of the APDT Conference Task Force on fundraising event logistics that take place at the annual conference location.

APDT Foundation Fund Development Committee Deliverables:

  1. A written fundraising plan for 2014 and 2015. Plan will include auction at the conference, 5K event at the conference, online fundraising, and other options as developed by the committee.
  2. A "handbook" for each major fundraising event/option, including but not limited to the conference auction, the conference 5k, online auctions, and more.
  3. A donor list to solicit for items for the conference and online auctions.

Resources:
The committee will have access to their own egroup and library on the APDT Online Community, and have use of the APDT conference call line. The committee will also regularly interface with members of the APDT Conference Task Force on event logistics for fundraising events taking place at the annual conference.

Method of Committee Member Selection/Nomination Term:
The Chair of the committee and the APDT Foundation Board of Trustees President select members. Members are required to sign confidentiality and conflict of interest forms. Term is for one (1) year with the option to be appointed for additional years as determined by the Chair and the President.

Job Description

Title: APDT Foundation Fund Development Committee Chair

Time Commitment: 15-20 hours per month

Skills & Other Requirements:

  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to work with people with diverse opinions and backgrounds
  • Self-motivated
  • Prior experience with fundraising for a non-profit or academic institution desired
  • Good oral and written communications skills
  • Access to the Internet and able to check email daily
  • Able to participate in occasional conference calls or video chats
  • Ability to participate in video chats using Skype, Fuze, or Google+ without technical assistance

Committee Description:

The APDT Foundation Fund Development Committee's role is to:

  • To develop a viable, realistic fundraising plan for the foundation considering the limited financial and volunteer resources available.
  • To implement the plan to raise more revenue for the foundation.
  • To recruit volunteers to assist with implementing the plan.
  • To solicit donations for the conference and possible online auctions.
  • To work collaboratively with the members of the APDT Conference Task Force on fundraising event logistics that take place at the annual conference location.

Responsibilities:

  • The Committee will consist of 5 to 10 members. The Chair will be responsible for running the committee and working closely with the APDT Foundation Board of Trustees Liaison, and with APDT professional staff as necessary.
  • Lead committee members to actively brainstorm on ideas for a viable fundraising plan for the foundation.
  • Create with the group a detailed action plan for fundraising for the foundation.
  • Coordinate the implementation of the action plan by working with the committee, the APDT Foundation Board of Trustees, and the APDT professional staff.

If you are interested, fill out the application form. For questions, please contact Jill Marie O'Brien, President of the APDT Foundation Board of Trustees at president@apdtfoundation.org. Application deadline is February 14, 2014.

Job Description

Title: APDT Foundation Fund Development Committee Member

Time Commitment: 10-20 hours per month

Skills & Other Requirements:

  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to work with people with diverse opinions and backgrounds
  • Self-motivated
  • Prior experience with fundraising for a non-profit or academic institution desired
  • Good oral and written communications skills
  • Access to the Internet and able to check email daily
  • Able to participate in occasional conference calls or video chats
  • Ability to participate in video chats using Skype, Fuze, or Google+ without technical assistance

Committee Description:

The APDT Foundation Fund Development Committee's role is to:

  • To develop a viable, realistic fundraising plan for the foundation considering the limited financial and volunteer resources available.
  • To implement the plan to raise more revenue for the foundation.
  • To recruit volunteers to assist with implementing the plan.
  • To solicit donations for the conference and possible online auctions.
  • To work collaboratively with the members of the APDT Conference Task Force on fundraising event logistics that take place at the annual conference location.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with other committee members to actively brainstorm on ideas for a viable fundraising plan for the foundation.
  • Work as part of the group to create a detailed action plan for fundraising for the foundation.
  • Work as part of the group on the implementation of the action plan by working with the committee, the APDT Foundation Board of Trustees, and the APDT professional staff.

If you are interested, fill out the application form. For questions, please contact Jill Marie O'Brien, President of the APDT Foundation Board of Trustees at president@apdtfoundation.org. Application deadline is February 14, 2014.