Animal Rights Advocate

New York, NY
Part Time to Full Time
HSUS-NY-NYC
Entry Level

Through training, outreach, and more- we’re building a more humane world by empowering and expanding the capacity of animal welfare advocates and organizations in the United States. Together we’ll bring about faster change for animals. We make it our job to speak up and protect our planet through community engagement.

Job Title: Advocate and Fundraiser for Animal Rights Use your voice at events, at select retail spaces, and out in the communities we serve. We offer industry leading pay at $25 an hour plus comprehensive access to employee benefits, including professional counseling, legal & financial services, and insurance after 90 days. Advocates will find a supportive and uplifting work atmosphere promoting professional development. 

Nonprofit Advocate and Fundraiser Job Summary: Threshold Giving is seeking  highly motivated and outgoing individuals to join our Nonprofit Advocacy and Fundraising Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for engaging with potential donors and promoting our nonprofit partners through street and private site outreach. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, a positive attitude, and a strong work ethic.

Nonprofit Advocate and Fundraiser Responsibilities:

  • Engage with potential members through different canvassing assignments
  • Promote our nonprofit partners and answer any questions potential donors may have
  • Meet daily and weekly quotas for donor signups 
  • Maintain accurate records of interactions and other reporting
  • Attend regular team meetings and training sessions

Nonprofit Advocate and Fundraiser Requirements:

  • Previous experience in sales or customer service is preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong work ethic and self-motivation
  • Ability to work early evenings and Saturdays
  • Willingness to use public transportation/carpool to events

Nonprofit Advocate and Fundraiser Physical Demands:

  • Ability to walk and stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to carry and transport materials as needed
 

Nonprofit Advocate and Fundraiser Pay and Benefits: Advocates can earn $25 an hour base plus we have options for fundraising bonuses that are uncapped. We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package, including access to professional counseling, legal & financial services, insurance after 90 days, paid time off, and opportunities for advancement within the company.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds and experiences.

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