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Lucius Mueller

Highly motivated and skilled professional fundraiser able to graciously handle resolve challenging client issues. Driven to consistently deliver exceptional client support. Dedicated Volunteer Coordinator proficient in managing volunteer operations for health organizations. Quality-driven professional adept at finding and training successful volunteers. Bringing 14 years of experience and passion for community service. Driven and newly promoted Executive Director in community service. Highly skilled in building relationships, communications strategy and outreach programs. Seeking role focused on encouraging creative thinking while developing partnerships with key stakeholders.

Skills

  • Disadvantaged youth programs
  • Educational programs
  • Fluent in spanish
  • Superb writer
  • Clinical experience with child abuse and neglect cases
  • Team player
  • Media relations
  • Family therapy

Certifications

  • Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE)
  • Association for Project Management (APM)
  • Certified Fund Raising Executive
  • Project Management certification

Work History

Professional Fundraiser

 // August, 2014 to Present

Deckow and Sons

 // Hagenesview, Kentucky

  • Recruited new members through attendance at community events, promotional materials, and other methods.
  • Coordinated scheduling, marketing, contract logistics and maintenance of supplies and equipment.
  • Raised over $5 in corporate sponsorship funds for nonprofits events.
  • Gathered data, analyzed it and compiled it into reports distributed to the appropriate personnel.
  • Offered constructive feedback and contributed ideas at weekly staff meetings.
  • Composed grant proposals and fundraising newsletters to raise capital for non-profit organizations.

Professional Fundraiser

 // December, 2011 to June, 2014

Stokes Group

 // Rogahnfurt, Kentucky

  • Cultivated relationships with potential employers and with referral agencies.
  • Recruited, interviewed and hired volunteers to fill positions in team player, media relations and family therapy.
  • Directed client service with an emphasis on reducing dependency on public assistance and increasing client self-sufficiency.
  • Prepared weekly written and oral reports about community service programs.

Education

Norwegian // Bachelor of Science

 // 2011

Kentucky State University

 // West Idaberg, Kentucky

High School Diploma

 // 2007

Williamsonborough High School

 // Williamsonborough, Kentucky

Professional Fundraiser Resume Sections

Affiliations

  • Member, [Professional Organization Name], [Year] to Current
  • Member of [Professional Organization]
  • Member, Alumni Association
  • Member, Small Business Association (2008 - present)

Accomplishments

  • Produced a multi-agency education video project involving [Number] volunteers, [Number] venues and [Number] weeks of filming.
  • Created dynamic marketing content for the organization’s website and social media accounts and heavily promoted it, drawing in $[Number] in donations.
  • Met with local business leaders at events, explaining [Name of institution]’s major needs and receiving financial support to double goals.
  • Directed [Number] meetings and training sessions each month to build information sharing networks.
  • Managed a caseload of more than [Number] clients at any given time.
  • Implemented engaging activities for at-risk youth with trained therapy cats and dogs, cultivating an atmosphere of compassion, respect, and understanding of animals.

Skills

  • Microsoft Office
  • Team leadership
  • Preventing Workplace Violence seminar
  • Types [Number] wpm
  • Valid [State Name] driver's license
  • Corporate fundraising

Certifications

  • Chartered Wealth Manager (CWM), certified by the American Academy of Financial Management (AAFM)
  • Association for Project Management (APM)
  • Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE)
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Project Management certification
  • Member Institute of Logistics and Transport (MILT)

Summaries

  • Dedicated Volunteer Coordinator proficient in managing volunteer operations for [Type] organizations. Quality-driven professional adept at finding and training successful volunteers. Bringing [Number] years of experience and passion for community service.
  • Trustworthy and compassionate entry-level public service professional. Dedicated and quick to learn and works well in stressful situations. Looking to meld a great education with the experience of working for an organization committed to serving people.
  • Compassionate Community Service Specialist with [Number] years in education and human resources. Exceptional planning, administration and leadership skills, particularly in program design, implementation and management.
  • Self-directed [Job Title] and innovative thinker with a knack for developing creative solutions to complex problems. Seeking a position with the opportunity for new challenges and professional development and advancement.
  • Goal-driven Volunteer Coordinator successful at recruiting and retaining volunteers to meet various organizational needs. Skilled in assessing strengths, evaluating vacancies and conducting training. Ready to apply [Number]-year background in field to new role at [Company or Organization Name].
  • Self-motivated development professional well-versed in individual, corporate and foundation fundraising techniques. Looking for a fundraising specialist role with an organization involved in [Type] fundraising assistance.

Work Experiences

  • Collected and interpreted key metrics to determine which programs met desired outcomes and which ones required further streamlining to be successful.
  • Monitored team performance, including developing performance improvement plans and recommending achievement awards.
  • Gathered data, analyzed it and compiled it into reports which were distributed to the appropriate personnel.
  • Developed innovative programs and activities based on analysis of community needs and interests.
  • Oversaw training and mentoring of up to [Number] new team members each quarter.
  • Planned and organized special events, solicited corporate sponsorships and set up matching gift donations to reach financial targets.

Professional Fundraiser Salary Range

Professional Fundraiser salary in the US

$63,910

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$77,039

$99,568

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