Volunteer Board Member - Fundraising & Events Director

Job Description

Are you interested in helping low-income youth get a college degree? Would you like to be part of an organization that gives thousands of dollars each year to deserving students who aspire to improve their lives and community?

Join Education First and be a leader in your local community. For 20 years, Education First has been providing need-based college scholarships to underserved communities and has awarded $1,000,000 to date. Visit educationfirst.org to learn more about our organization.”

Fundraising & Events Director Responsibilities:

- Responsible for leading the individual fundraising campaign efforts while supporting regions in executing successful events. Serve as a mentor to local chairs and share best practices across regions.

-Support 8 Regional Directors with necessary training on how to host an event, including set up of Eventbrite, Facebook events, and Auction software

-Work with the Marketing Director to ensure Board members have marketing for events

-All Board members are asked to serve a 1-year term and raise $500 each year.


This position has a time commitment varying between 0-5 hours per week and averages approximately 1-2 hours per week during the Fall. This position is designed so it can be held by individuals with other commitments.

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Education First

Founded in 1995 by a group of recent college graduates it is our belief that education is an "equalizer" and can help break generational poverty. As professionals, we come together to help low income youth get a college degree by providing scholarships. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and have chapters in Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Denver, Austin, and Boston.

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