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Volunteer and Events Coordinator. 

About the Organization Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton, is the 15th largest Catholic Charities agency in the U.S. and 10th largest nonprofit within the state of New Jersey with an annual operating revenue of more than $40 million. Annually, a staff of 600 provides more than 100,000 people in Burlington, Mercer, Monmouth and Ocean counties with support related to housing, food, mental health, specialized children's services, addiction treatment and domestic violence services. A private nonprofit recognized by the Chronicle of Philanthropy as one of the most fiscally efficient in the country, the organization uses less than 10 percent of our revenue for administrative costs. We are a recognized leader in trauma-informed work and have pioneered integrated healthcare in the State.

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton, is a great place to work! We are mission-driven, family-friendly, and passionate about service to our communities. We offer a wide variety of exciting career opportunities in the areas of Direct Care, Clinical, Fundraising, Human Resources, I.T., Finance, Marketing, Nursing, and Government Relations. When you join us, you can expect a true focus on work-life balance, competitive salaries, comprehensive benefit programs, and an environment that promotes inclusion. Some of our benefits include: generous paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick time; excellent health & pension plans; and wide array of training and staff development opportunities to earn on-site CEUs.

Catholic Charities is a faith-inspired organization and Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a diverse and inclusive environment for staff as well as for people seeking assistance. To learn more about the agency, please visit our website at :
Req Number MAR-18-00002  
Location CAS (Trenton, NJ)  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Number of Openings 1  
Category Marketing / PR / Fundraising  


In alignment with the organization’s mission and departmental goals, the Volunteer and Events Coordinator will be responsible for the management and execution of development events, with primary focus given to the Guardian Angel Dinner Dance (GADD). Recruit, coordinate, and provide direction and guidance to volunteers who desire to donate their time and talents to the agency.


  1. Work closely with the Director of Development and Marketing and Development & Marketing Manager while coordinating all event aspects; including strategy, planning and execution of GADD.
    • Maintain event management software for website content updates
    • Build relationships with key supporters and prospective donors
    • Solicit and secure support through sponsorships, ad placements, in-kind donations and monetary donations
    • Act as liaison between organizations, vendors, supporters, attendees, honorees and committee members
    • Responsible for event budgeting, purchasing, and invoicing
    • Track support; produce needed reports and paperwork
    • Monitor event timelines and ensure deadlines are met
    • Research, update and run reports from donor database
    • Coordinate marketing collateral updates and efforts
  2. Oversee three County Boards to align with agency fundraising goals.
  3. Recruit and manage volunteers for committees, boards etc.
  4. Organize and Coordinate Volunteer Days of Caring.
  5. Assist and support Development and Marketing Manager as needed.
  6. Provide support to other Development & Marketing events.
  7. Other duties assigned.


  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with managing events, soliciting gifts, stewarding donors, and supervising volunteers.
  • Superior project and time management skills with ability to maintain multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong organizational as well as verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Effective problem-solving skills.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as cooperatively with the team.
Position Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associates degree in Marketing, Bachelor’s degree in Marketing preferred. 3-5 years’ experience in related position preferred. Strong knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft Office, eTapestry and OneCause. Ability to travel locally and work occasional nights and weekends.




Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Weekly Work Hours 35-hrs  
Schedule M-F (occasional weekends as needed) 

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