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Shanghai Sunrise is seeking a volunteer Community Development & Fundraising Director



Shanghai Sunrise is seeking a volunteer Community Development & Fundraising Director to lead our community outreach in 2021 and beyond. If you are a strategic and experienced professional who is motivated by leading a team and making an impact, this is a unique opportunity to develop as a leader and contributed to the broader Shanghai community.

Why Join Shanghai Sunrise?

If you believe in the power of education to transform lives, this is your chance to make a real difference. Volunteering as Shanghai Sunrise’s Community Development & Fundraising Director is a unique opportunity to share your talents, develop your leadership skills, build your professional network and make valuable new connections in the Shanghai community. Join our team of passionate volunteers and help shape the future of Shanghai's underprivileged youth!

Role Description

The Community Development & Fundraising Director is accountable for managing all aspects of Community Development & Fundraising in accordance with the Shanghai Sunrise charter and strategic plan and leads a small professional team of volunteers. Reporting to the Chair of the Board of Directors, your role would be to ensure that the management of Community Development & Fundraising is aligned with the organization’s mission, strategic plan, and code of conduct. You will work closely with the Chair of the Board of Directors and the team to develop the strategy and will create and execute the annual operating plan for Community Development & Fundraising. This role will require approx. 15 hours per week. We offer flexible hours working from home and/or at our office in Jing’an.

The Role Scope Includes:

  • Fundraising & Event Liaison
  • Business Development
  • Sponsorship and Donor Program Management
  • HR and Volunteer Recruitment & Management
  • Community Outreach


Who Are You?

The Community Development & Fundraising Director is a results-oriented, collaborative team player that possesses a high level of initiative and an open communications style. You are passionate about Shanghai Sunrises’ vision and mission and embody the organization’s values – scholarship, compassion, commitment, community, and integrity. You are able to work at a strategic level and manage and influence multiple stakeholders, while also taking a hands-on approach to managing your teams. You have exceptional communications skills with the ability to effectively present with poise, integrity, and an engaging speaking style. You have successfully led diverse teams and have strong organizational capabilities and are passionate, agile, and motivated by making an impact.

To apply, contact: hr@shanghaisunrise.com

About Shanghai Sunrise

Shanghai Sunrise is a volunteer-led, non-profit organization committed to creating access to education through scholarships for underprivileged Shanghai youth. Since 1996, we have raised over 34 million RMB for high school and university scholarships. This has enabled 3,200 students, who otherwise would not have had the financial means, to continue their education and have a chance at a brighter future. With your help, we can continue to make a difference in our community!