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Great River School Foundation Coordinator

Home Careers Great River School Foundation Coordinator
Submitted: August 31
Closing: September 30


Anne Parker
Great River School Foundation Board Member

Location Great River School
1326 Energy Park Drive
St. Paul, MN 55108
Categories Non-Licensed
Health Insurance Not Included
Work Commitment Part-Time
To Apply

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Job Description

Title: Great River School Foundation Coordinator
Classification: part-time, independent contractor
Reports to: GRS, Foundation Board
Compensation: $25-$35/hour or project-based DOE

General Description:
This position coordinates the scope of the Foundation Board fundraising, including its practices in record-keeping, internal and external communications, and strategies for maximizing fundraising in the Great River School community. The Foundation Coordinator works directly with the Business Manager of the School and the Great River School Foundation Board to provide timely information to the Foundation Board and the Finance Committee of the Great River School Board.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

Assess existing donor management software and systems, and make recommendations to the Foundation board for improvement
Manage database for charitable giving and matching funds
Coordinate with school business manager, Foundation accountant, and Foundation and school board treasurers for all financial transactions
Prepare and present quarterly reports for Foundation board
Communicate with volunteer treasurers for both the Robotics Foundation and the Ultimate Foundation
Establish and maintain a donor list that includes current school families, community members, school alumni, and families of graduated students


2+ years experience in data entry, analytics, management, and reporting
Highly organized and efficient
Ability to interact effectively with multiple interested persons, including Foundation board members and school staff, both virtually and face to face

Preferred qualifications:
Experience with Donor Tools or other donor and contact management software
Understanding of the unique opportunities and challenges of a public Montessori program serving ages 6-18.

Institution Description

Organization description:
Great River School is a public Montessori school serving students ages 6 through 18 with a mission to create an engaging environment which prepares students for their unique roles as responsible and engaged citizens of the world.

The Great River School Foundation is a 501c3 created to support the long-term financial needs of Great River School’s mission and seeks to create enduring support for students, faculty and the school’s urban Montessori learning environment.

Application Instructions/Comments

Send cover letter and resume to
Great River School Foundation
1326 Energy Park Drive
St. Paul, MN 55108

Great River School, along with The Great River School Foundation, is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

To apply for this job, please contact the person listed.

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