• Trips for Kids Development Coordinator

    Trips for Kids
    Job Description
    ABOUT TRIPS FOR KIDS
     
    Trips for Kids™ mission is to provide transformative cycling experiences for underserved youth. Our programs aim to build self-esteem, inspire healthy lifestyles and instill environmental values through mountain bike rides, mechanical skills training and environmental education.
     
    Our Marin chapter in San Rafael, CA, was founded in 1988 and primarily serves underserved youth throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, working with over 400 local agencies and organizations. Our most popular offering are our Trail Rides, which are supplemented by our Earn-A-Bike and Mobile Bike workshops, and the Re-Cyclery Bike Shop.
     
    Trips for Kids Marin is also the headquarters for our national chapter network, and has been the model on which over 75 chapters nationwide have been based since 1994. Our chapters have been continuously providing lessons in self-confidence, environmental awareness and healthy habits to tens of thousands of youth through the simple act of having fun on bicycles.
     
    THE POSITION
     
    The Development Coordinator primarily provides leadership to the organization’s strategic efforts to obtain financial and other support to sustain its work. S/he helps formulate and implement strategies to build Trips for Kids’ assets and meet the organization’s annual fundraising objectives.
     
    The position secondarily provides pro-active outreach to support and grow TFK’s supporters, volunteer capacity, event implementation and agency relationships.  In this role it manages the promotion and fulfillment of all TFK volunteer opportunities throughout the organization. It also assists with logistical and volunteer coordination of TFK public events.
     
    This fulltime position reports to the TFK Executive Director. It works closely with the Board, staff and TFK supporters to meet revenue generation goals.  It coordinates directly with our program staff, volunteers and community partners to insure the highest quality volunteer and partnership experiences.
     
    Experience required includes 2-3 years of volunteer management; exceptional database management and attention to detail; professional phone etiquette and friendly demeanor;
    familiarity with Salesforce, Google Calendar, and the Microsoft Office Suite of programs.  The ideal candidate will be service oriented, highly organized, results driven, and love working with people.
     
    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
     
    FUNDRAISING & DONOR DEVELOPMENT (60%)
    • Lead Trips for Kids’ (TFK) fundraising development efforts across a variety of platforms.
    • Implement activities to fulfill TFK’s annual fundraising goals of the Development Plan.
    • Oversee and expand a diverse and sustainable TFK Major Donor program, working with an integrated team that includes the Executive Director, Board, staff, and TFK supporters to:
      • strategize to increase level and diversity of donations
      • cultivate increased giving from current donors
      • identify, track, and solicit new donors
      • build and maintain relationships with donors
      • manage cultivation, acknowledgement and retention activities
      • help build Board capacity to fundraise
    • Increase web-based and social media giving.
    • Create and manage annual fundraising appeals.
    • Work closely with TFK communications staff to integrate development into TFK’s Bay Area and national promotions, and enhance the clarity and consistency of our messaging in online communications and all outbound materials.
    • Manage major fundraising events.
    • Take ownership of all Salesforce development data and provide regular reporting:
      • Measure and track progress against fundraising goals
      • Accurate and timely reporting of donor campaign and event fundraising
      • Bi-monthly progress reports for TFK Board
      • End-of-year funding reports for Form 990 and Annual Report
     
    VOLUNTEER COORDINATION (20%)
    • Volunteer interest inquiry processing, calls, activity scheduling, confirmations, follow up
    • Program volunteer needs coordination with program staff
    • Volunteers recruitment, scheduling and support
    • Community Service Volunteers liaison
    • On-site volunteer oversight
     
    EVENT COORDINATION (20%)
    • Event participation registration
    • Partner collaboration coordination
    • Logistics and tabling supplies coordinator
    • In-kind donations solicitation assistance and data entry
    • Event volunteers recruitment, scheduling and support
     
     
    TO APPLY
     
    The Development Coordinator is a fulltime position with competitive benefits package, located in TFK’s 610 4th Street, San Rafael office.Compensation depending on experience.
     
    Provide resume, cover letter and communications samples to:
     
    Kim Baenisch, Executive Director
    Email: kim@tripsforkids.org
    No phone calls will be accepted.
    Learn more about TFK: www.tripsforkidsmarin.org
     
     
    Contact Information

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