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SBV of the Week: Fundraising Specialist

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The Volunteer Center

The Volunteer Center works to connect volunteers, agencies, companies and organizations in the community. The opportunity featured has been pulled from our Volunteer Solutions website.

Each week the Volunteer Center will highlight an exciting skill-based volunteer (SBV) opportunity found on our Volunteer Solutions website. This week's SBV opportunity comes from GRACE.

At the Grand Rapids Area Center for Ecumenism (GRACE), experienced adults are expanding the reach of the Congregational Partnership Program, an innovative effort to prevent homelessness by providing one-to-one support to families facing a housing crisis.

Our skill-based volunteer opportunity of the week is for an experienced adult to create, develop and execute fundraising opportunities to increase the CPP Fund which assists GRACE when working with lease assistance for program participants.

Sample Activities:

  • Partner with existing community organizations/events
  • Engage congregations and businesses to raise money for the Fund
  • Develop annual event to promote CPP and increase funds


  • Experience with event management
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Good public relation skills
  • Multi-tasker

Click on the Volunteer Solutions posting here to apply for this interesting and rewarding opportunity.

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