Cape Ann Vernal Pond Team

Director Position Descriptions for 2018

Our Vision... 
To open a Wildlife Center where all kinds of New England animals and plants are represented.
We will build an interactive and educational nature study center.

Director Position Descriptions for 2018

Donor Funded Director Position Descriptions for FY 2018

The donations from this solicitation will be used for two paid positions to maintain our current operations and work to accomplish our Vision of building a Wildlife Center. The positions are Director of Operations and Director of Finance. We expect to raise $100,000.00 from donors and each position will be paid $50,000.00 for FY 2018. A description of duties is listed below.


Director of Operations

  • ***Prepare for and attend all activities including Field Trips, Presentations, Exhibits, Surveys, Conservation Work, and Special Events — this is quite extensive and more information about our activities is available on our website under Activities
  • Coordinate activities with vendors and providers and schedule to calendar
  • Maintain equipment for Presentations, Exhibits, and Surveys
  • Participate in Wildlife Center planning meetings and work that evolves from those meetings
  • Plan Concert Fundraiser, participate with committee
  • Plan Yard Sale, participate with committee
  • Ongoing care for and maintain for all aspects of critters and snakes in our care
  • Newsletter planning through completion/dissemination
  • Annual appeal planning through completion/dissemination
  • Meet with potential donors
  • Visits to New England Wildlife Center and other wildlife facilities
  • Coordinate list of vendor Activities for 2018 in February and help prepare letter
  • Assist with fundraising
  • Meetings with our City Planning Department
  • Coordinate volunteers for all Activities


Director of Finance

  • FUNDRAISE — don’t forget 75% of all donations are individuals
  • Maintain and update website
  • Process payments and expenses both on and off website
  • Complete all bookkeeping on iFinance, update accountant through tax year end, and publish all completed documents on website
  • Update GuideStar
  • Update Giving Common
  • Facebook integrate
  • Website updates, scroll 2 pages, testimonials, one call to action per page
  • Logo/Brand/Slogan
  • Get volunteers to help photograph activities and get to me
  • Help put T-shirt and hat order together
  • Coordinate activities on calendar
  • E-Blasts
  • Assist planning Concert Fundraiser, participate in committee
  • Participate in Wildlife Center planning meetings and work that evolves from those meetings
  • Meet with potential donors
  • Meetings with our City Planning Department
  • Visits to New England Wildlife Center and other wildlife facilities
  • Help coordinate list of vendor Activities for 2018 in February and process mailing


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