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Street Team Fundraiser

UP Fundraising
New York, NY
  • Posted: over a month ago
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Job Description

UP Fundraising is recognized as one of the fastest-growing companies in North America by Inc. 5000 Magazine in 2019!

At UP Fundraising we are committed to providing diverse, inclusive, and equitable career opportunities, pay, benefits, and access to training for our team members. We strive to provide an environment that reflects our commitment to our nonprofit clients as well as our commitment to the professional development of our staff.

The position will require team members to work in small groups to carry out community engagement projects – also known as street fundraising, or canvassing – in search of financial support for these worthy causes. This position will be best suited for someone that recognizes themselves as a fundraiser, an advocate and/or an awareness builder. Most of the work is outdoors in the community in a team setting. Both Full Time and Part Time availability.

Position Responsibilities

  • Engage with everyday people walking through the streets and share with them about the charity’s work and encourage/take donations.
  • Contribute to the campaign’s success by achieving daily fundraising goals.
  • Answer donor Questions about the charity's work.
  • Work to achieve and exceed the 3 key fundraising performance areas which include; pledge rate, monthly contribution, and average value.

Skills and Requirements

  • A genuine passion for fundraising and making a difference.
  • Proven track record of successfully meeting targets.
  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to build rapport and deal with rejection without becoming discouraged.
  • Positive attitude, professional, and self-driven.

Rewards of working with UP-Fundraising

  • $18/hour + bonuses
  • Performance bonuses in addition to base pay
  • Opportunities for growth and development.
  • Excellent health and fringe benefits
  • The chance to be part of something that matters and make a difference in the world

Those with previous experience in grassroots fundraising, canvassing, petitioning, training or team leading positions will be given additional consideration in the hiring process and may be available for leadership, training or other advanced positions and compensation. Please share details regarding relevant prior experience when you apply.

UP Fundraising is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

UP Fundraising is a member of the Professional Face-to-face Fundraising Association.

Apply now and start working right away!

At UP Fundraising our motto is 'Make it Happen'. We strive to have a 'Make it Happen' attitude in everything we do. We are committed. We are diverse. We are inclusive. We value each and every individual on our team, and provide a rewarding career full of personal growth and development opportunities. Join our team today - and together we will 'Make it Happen!'

"At UP Fundraising we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live, including those with disabilities. We are committed to providing accommodations throughout the hiring process. Please let us know in advance if you require any accommodations."

"As a member of the Professional Face-to-Face Fundraising Association (PFFA), our organization adheres to the PFFA Code of Conduct and all requirements stated therein. We commit to the ethical, effective, and sustainable practice of face-to-face fundraising, as well as equitable, diverse and inclusive hiring, training and workplace support practices for our staff, contractors and agency relationships. Further, we confirm that all positions, regardless of status, are paid positions and are not offered on a volunteer basis.”

This job is also known as "Fundraiser" or "Canvasser" or "Charity Fundraiser" or "Fundraising Ambassador"

People with experience in these fields may have comparable experience. community fundraiser, sales, outdoor sales representative, fundraising, non profit, canvassing, promotions, canvasser, brand ambassador, hospitality, door to door sales, humanitarian, international development, charity, volunteer, retail, outreach, campaign managers, brand ambassadors, experiential marketing, entrepreneurship, community development, public relations, social work, teachers, public speaking, leadership, retail sales, street fundraising, customer service, coach, team leader, political canvassing, door to door sales, acting, server, barista, hostess, volunteer, hospitality, marketing

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UP Fundraising


New York, NY


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