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Development Director, Volo City Kids Foundation

Volo Baltimore, MD

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Company Description

Founded and headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland in 2010, Volo is a community based organization with more than 250,000 users across the US. Our users leverage Volo to organize, meet, communicate and play within their community through fitness and social activities. Whether it's a performance sport like soccer, or a social activity like cornhole, Volo provides something real. Real interaction, real activity, real fun, and real impact.

Volo is a movement—for people and by people who want to connect more meaningfully with each other. We are a grassroots uprising, helping others actually see who they’re connecting with, and share experiences over the length of a season.

Proof We Are Awesome

  • Ranked Among Inc-5000 Fastest Growing Companies

  • Serving more than 10,000 kids in free youth programs

  • Over 200,000 Adult Participants Nationwide

  • 8 City Markets & Counting...

If you have a desire to make a difference through community and sports, Volo could be your next and final career destination. Come fly with us.

Job Description

We are looking for a hard working and detail oriented Development Director to join our organization and support us in the expansion of our work. We have expanded our programs immensely in just over 5 years, and we are looking for an experienced Development professional to assist us in securing sustainable revenue streams to successfully scale our work.

This person will oversee all Development and Fundraising Operations for the organization, and will work directly with the Foundation President to oversee and build the Foundation’s Development Team. The role will involve planning and executing national fundraising campaigns, creating and implementing donor segmentation and cultivation plans, managing our CRM Hubspot and our donor software CauseVox, writing successful grants and building new relationships with aligned funders, and ultimately building out a formidable development operation.

Strategic Fundraising:

  • Develop and oversee our annual fundraising program

  • Ensure financial targets are met in the following areas: Internal & External Events, Fundraising Campaigns, Fee for Service Programs, Grants

Donor Cultivation & Experience:

  • Oversee donor cultivation, segmentation, and retention plan

  • Identify prospective individual and corporate donors and develop strategies to cultivate those relationships.

  • Maintain ongoing communications with private and corporate donors

Donor Communication:

  • Develop print, digital & video marketing collateral related to fundraising in collaboration with our marketing team

  • Leverage technology and social media where possible to improve fundraising activities

Board Development:

  • Build pipeline for Board of Directors and manage Advisory Board of Directors


  • Build and Strengthen our current Grants program; write successful grants for aligned foundations


  • Bachelor’s degree or commensurate professional experience
  • A minimum of 5 years of fundraising experience
  • Must have knowledge of fundraising management systems - We use CauseVox
  • Experience with CRM + Fundraising Software – we use Hubspot and Copper
  • Experience in a startup environment a plus but not a must

Additional Information

Volo is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. Volo does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws or prohibited by Company policy. Volo also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.



Baltimore, MD
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