Fundraising Coordinator


Funds are always needed to help homeless pets. Without the generosity of our supporters, we wouldn’t be able to save as many lives. We are seeking a highly motivated, experienced and professional individual to join our dynamic team and assist Paw Prints in the Sand with its fundraising efforts with experience in fundraising and grant writing.  Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:

  • Develop or implement fundraising activities, such as annual giving campaigns, employee match campaigns, T-shirt fundraisers, email or social campaigns, and fundraising event

  • Monitor the progress of fundraising drives

  • Compile or develop materials to submit to granting or other funding organizations. Must have grant writing experience

  • Develop strategies to encourage new, increased, and/or recurring donations

  • Recruit sponsors, participants, or volunteers for fundraising events

  • Assist with managing fundraising staff, including volunteer staff members

  • Secure commitments of participation or donation from individuals or corporate donors

  • Prepare materials for charitable events, such as fundraising envelopes, bid sheets, or gift bags

  • Maintain donor databases

  • Establish fundraising or participation goals for special events or specified time periods

  • Have knowledge of the tax advantages of contributions to potential donors

  • Identify and build relationships with potential donors

  • Assist in awareness building campaigns and activities

  • Coordinate web-based and social media fundraising activities, such as online auctions or crowd funding campaigns

  • Solicit monetary or in-kind donations or sponsorships from individual, business, or government donors

  • Assist with donor outreach and letters of thanks to donors

  • Provide fundraising program data to PPITS principal


This position requires the following skills: Fundraising, Community Outreach, Networking, People Skills, Relationship Building, Grant Writing.

Up to 20 hours/week

This is an unpaid internship or volunteer opportunity. Paw Prints in the Sand reimburses for rescue-related expenses and mileage according to the IRS Non-Profit Standard Mileage Rate.