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Founded in 2001, Faith in Action Georgetown is a nonprofit organization that supports more than 600 clients annually with transportation, Buddy Program, medical equipment closet and information and referrals. With over 250 volunteers and a van program, we help seniors who reside in Georgetown maintain their independence and quality of life keeping them connected to the community with access to medical care and fresh foods.

As the community continues to grow and current residents continue to age in place, FIAG strives to keep pace with the demand. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of senior adults and thrive in an environment where on-going growth is experienced regularly.

Faith in Action Georgetown is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.​

Marketing & Events Director

Overview: The Marketing & Events Director will be responsible for daily activities in support of Faith in Action Georgetown’s marketing plan, including awareness campaigns, volunteer recruitment efforts, event coordination, newsletter production, fundraising solicitations, and donor cultivation and stewardship. The Director will identify marketing opportunities for increased awareness and volunteer recruitment and will create campaigns around such initiatives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

 

Communication & Marketing Strategy

  • Develop marketing plan to promote the organization and events to its stakeholders through trimester newsletter, social media, e-news, and blogs.

  • Utilize graphic design to create solicitations for appeals, events, etc.

  • Create media releases and engage media when appropriate.

  • Manage website content with regular updates conducted in a timely manner.

 

Event Planning and Management

  • Plan, develop and execute special events within budget

  • Actively coordinate with volunteers and sponsors for event execution, recognition, and evaluation.

  • Ability to work nights and weekends to attend major events.

 

Development and Donor Relations

  • Execute an annual development strategy in collaboration with the Executive Director (ED) and program staff to meet fundraising goals to include individual donors, major gifts, corporate giving, planned-giving, annual events, peer-to-peer appeals and end of year appeal.

  • Identify and cultivate sponsors, corporate/major gifts, and community/individual prospects.

  • Chair task forces/committees as needed.

  • Manage donor recognition and stewardship in an appropriate and timely manner, including tax acknowledgment letters, thank you packages, personal notes/calls from ED and Board and other forms of recognition.

  • Maintain donor mailing list and database to ensure up-to-date and accurate information

  • Analyze donor data and generate monthly reports regarding fundraising initiatives.

  • Attend Chamber of Commerce/other business or network meetings/events

  • Direct projects and assignments for Development Intern(s).

 

Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

 

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Business Administration, Communications, or related field preferred

  • 2-4 years’ experience in event management, fundraising, donor/volunteer communication, and/or public relations.

  • Must be flexible, highly organized, able to multitask within competing deadlines, detail oriented, and resourceful problem solver

  • Work well individually or in teams.

  • Event Management practices and event logistics.

  • Donor relations and nonprofit working environment.

  • Email marketing platforms such as MailChimp or Constant Contact.

  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office, Microsoft Teams, Google docs and database management; graphic design skills preferred.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; public speaking skills.

Internships

Development Intern

Overview: As a Development Intern, you will work directly with the Development & Marketing Director to help assist in meeting our fundraising goals. The Development & Marketing Director focuses on fulfilling the annual development plan in a variety of ways including organizing special events, cultivating individual donors, coordinating peer-to-peer appeals, and marketing and acquiring funds from a variety of organizations and local businesses.
 
You will get to:

  • Help us celebrate and promote our 20th Anniversary!

  • Coordinate community outreach efforts

  • Contact local businesses for ongoing organizational support

  • Manage results-oriented content for Social Media and email campaigns for donor development/cultivation

  • Assist in the planning and preparation of special events

  • Help with donor appreciation - thank you letters, phone calls, etc.

  • Assist with preparation of promotional materials for donor visits and events

  • Assist the Development & Marketing Director with development daily tasks


Ideal candidates will be detail oriented, organized and creative and possess a professional work ethic and be enthusiastic to gain new knowledge. This is intended to describe the general nature and level of work, and this is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Interns may be required to perform duties outside their normal responsibilities.

Requirements:

  • On track for a degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Business Administration, or related field

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Comfortable calling or visiting individuals and businesses to ask for donations

  • Project management and organizational skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Docs

  • Graphic design skills helpful

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at one time

  • Energetic, ambitious and willing to work hard and stay on task

  • Excel whether working individually or in teams

  • Creative and innovative thinker

  • Willingness and desire to learn new skills and take on new challenges

 
Benefits

  • Hands-on training and close collaboration with a leading non-profit in a positive work environment

  • Opportunity to make contacts in the community and acquire experience that is great on your resume

  • A progressive management style that allows interns to take on a great deal of responsibility and provides a supportive, stimulating work experience

How to Apply
Please submit resume and cover letter
here

 

Special Events Intern
Overview: As a Special Events Intern, you will work directly with the Development & Marketing Director to organize and develop exciting FIAG events! The Special Events intern will provide management and coordination support to fundraising events for Faith in Action Georgetown and to the overall Development department.
 
You will get to:

  • Help us celebrate and promote our 20th Anniversary!

  • Manage and coordinate the event before, during, and after of events under the direction of the Development & Marketing Director

  • Support donor solicitation, recognition and evaluation

  • Execute any post event tasks to evaluate success

  • Assist in meeting/event planning

  • Actively communicate with donors and sponsors as directed

  • Generate promotional and informational materials

  • Assist in maintaining event calendars, timetables and budgets

 
Ideal candidates will be detail oriented, organized and creative and possess a professional work ethic and be enthusiastic to gain new knowledge. This is intended to describe the general nature and level of work, and this is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Interns may be required to perform duties outside their normal responsibilities.

Requirements:

  • On track for a degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Social Work, Business Administration, or related field

  • Thorough computer aptitude and knowledge

  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point

  • Be able to identify how you can add value to evolving situations

  • Ambitious and willing to work hard and stay on task

  • Excel whether working individually or in teams

  • Creative and innovative thinker

  • Developed organizational skills

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at one time

  • Willingness and desire to learn new skills and take on new challenges

 
Benefits

  • Hands-on training and close collaboration with a leading non-profit in a positive work environment

  • Opportunity to make contacts in the community and acquire experience that is great on your resume

  • A progressive management style that allows interns to take on a great deal of responsibility and provides a supportive, stimulating work experience


How to Apply

  • Please submit resume and cover letter here 

Intake Coordinator Intern

Overview: As an Intake Coordinator Intern, you will get hands-on experience registering senior adults for program services! You will work in conjunction with the Program Assistant and Client Services Coordinator introducing services to seniors who no longer drive allowing them to stay connected to community services.
 
You will get to:

  • Meet one-on-one with senior adults in their homes

  • Conduct initial evaluations to determine the proper program services

  • Register individuals for program services gathering demographics, medical background and preferences

  • Manage client records utilizing Assisted Rides database

 
The ideal candidate is a student in Behavioral Science, Counseling, Healthcare Administration, Nursing, Psychology, Public Health, Respiratory Care, Social Work, or Sociology. Candidates will be detail oriented and organized, possess a professional work ethic and be enthusiastic to gain new knowledge. This is intended to describe the general nature and level of work, and this is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.
 
Requirements:

  • Thorough computer aptitude and knowledge; experience with Microsoft Suites

  • Possess excellent verbal communication skills and active listening skills

  • Demonstrate customer service skills

  • Ambitious and willing to work hard and stay on task

  • Excel whether working individually or in teams

  • Developed organizational skills

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at one time

  • Willingness and desire to learn new skills and take on new challenges

 
Benefits

  • Hands-on training and close collaboration with a leading non-profit in a positive work environment

  • Opportunity to make contacts in the community and acquire experience that is great on your resume

  • A progressive management style that allows interns to take on a great deal of responsibility and provides a supportive, stimulating work experience


How to Apply

  • Please submit resume and cover letter here.

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