General Information

  • Volunteer Opportunities / Responsibilities: Volunteer Leadership Opportunity

    Are you interested in making a difference in the world and strengthening your leadership skills and experience? Partner for Surgery ( www.partnerforsurgery.org ), a non-profit organization that takes health care and health education to rural communities in Guatemala is seeking new Board members to take on the following volunteer roles:

    Resource Development Committee Chair
    Responsibilities
    The Resource Development Committee Chair oversees all US-based activities associated with fundraising, marketing, communications, public relations, use of web technologies and social media and establishes, oversees and coordinates sub-committees and workgroups as needed, e.g., Events sub-committee. He/she coordinates these functions with the Board’s Program Committee and Financial Officer and is supported by the Resource Development Director.

    Desired skills and experience
    Proven track record and interest in fundraising
    Skills/experience in mobilizing/working with volunteers
    Participation in successful fund raising events
    Connections/Experience in Public Relations, Media
    Interest/knowledge of developing countries
    Interpersonal skills: establishing/nurturing donor relationships
    Some experience with social media for fundraising or willingness to learn
    Business connections with potential donors

    Other Resource Development Volunteers

    We are also interested in identifying volunteers with relevant skills/experience to participate in one or more aspects of the Resource Development Committee’s work.

    For more information on Partner for Surgery, please go to www.partnerforsurgery.org .
  • Types of Volunteers Needed: individual/adult; adult groups of less than 5
  • Hours Needed: evenings during the week; daytime on the weekend