The Salvation Army - Livingston County

Fundraising Events - Special Events Volunteer

The Salvation Army of Livingston County seeks a dynamic, self-starter to assist with our fundraising/awareness efforts.  This is an outstanding opportunity for an individual interested in supporting a non-profit through fundraising and event planning.


  • Seek sponsors, assist with creating and distribution of promotional materials, sell tickets, manage event volunteers and assist with logistics of event.
  • Assist with guest registration and related data.
  • Assist with vendor negotiations, maintain budget for events
  • Manage and implement a plan for securing silent auction or basket raffle donations.
  • Assist with promotion through print media releases, website and social media promotion.
  • Assist with donor acknowledgement and guest follow-up.
  • Assist with the planning and facilitation of committee meetings including proposed agenda and taking minutes.



  • Firm grasp of available social media tools and platforms beneficial but not required
  • Must be computer literate with a knowledge of basic office platforms, including Internet research experience
  • Professional demeanor and outstanding phone etiquette
  • Ability to communicate professionally with the public and community contacts
  • Organized, motivated, detail-oriented and able to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Enthusiasm for the mission of The Salvation Army of Livingston County and the families we support in Livingston County.


Start Date:                  Position open until filled, 6-9 month commitment Ideal candidate is interested in a long-term, year-round committment

Hours:                         8-12 hours/week, preferably in the office 1-2 times per week. 
                                      Some work can be completed from home/shared electronically.

Compensation:          This is an Unpaid Volunteer Experience

Supervision:                 Special Events Volunteer will report directly to the Development Director

To Volunteer:               Sign up online or express interest by contacting: or call (517) 546-4750 x 107
to set up an interview.