New Job Opportunity for Campaign 2015 - posted 6/11/15

 

Position Title

Campaign Associate

 

Classification/Salary

Part-time; 30 hours/week
Temporary (August 2015 thru January 2016 w/ possible extension); $15.00/hour

 

Mission

To promote and support philanthropy through a program that is employee-focused, cost-efficient, and effective in providing all Federal employees the opportunity to improve the quality of life of others.

 

Combined Federal Campaign Overview

The Combined Federal Campaign is the annual fundraising drive conducted by Federal employees in their workplace each fall.  During the 2014 campaign, federal civilian, postal and military personnel raised almost $200 million worldwide.  In Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts, nearly $915,000 was raised. The dollars raised benefit thousands of not-for-profit local, national and international service and charitable organizations.

 

Job Description/Requirements

The Campaign Associate will assist the Campaign Director in a variety of campaign related functions including the preparation and distribution of campaign materials, maintenance of campaign files and database, coordination of volunteer trainings, committee meetings and campaign solicitations.

  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in communications or related field.
  • Must possess good written and verbal communication skills. Must be proficient with MS Office Suite. (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Able to handle multiple priorities with efficiency, accuracy and at times, very little direct supervision. Ability to prioritize projects and tasks a must.
  • General office skills.
  • Public speaking experience required – ability to speak in front of large groups.
  • Superior organizational and planning skills with attention to details.
  • Reliable personal transportation.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualified candidates should send both a letter of interest and resume to: (no phone calls)

 

By email (preferred):   flesnett@healthcharities.org

By mail:                       Felicia Lesnett, Campaign Director

           RI and SEMA CFC, 200 Niantic Avenue, Providence, RI 02907

 

Visit the CFC website at www.riandsemacfc.org for information about the RI and SEMA Combined Federal Campaign.


 

Welcome to Our New CFC Director

 

 I am delighted to announce that Felicia Lesnett joined the CFC team as our new Director.  Felicia began her journey on May 11, 2015 and we will be working together until my upcoming retirement in just a few weeks.

 

As Campaign Director, Felicia is responsible for directing the activities of the 2015 Campaign. "I am very excited to begin this new journey and look forward to working with the Local Federal Coordinating Committee and the entire Federal community to help fulfill the mission to help those in need. I am fortunate to be joining such a respected organization that prides itself on improving the local community, our state and our nation,” said Felicia.

 

Felicia comes to us with more than 20 years of experience in the marketing industry and ten of those years in the non-profit sector. Most recently, she was the marketing communications specialist for The Providence Center, a non-profit behavioral health care provider, supporting people with mental health and addiction issues. She has expertise in marketing communications, event management and development initiatives. Felicia also volunteers at the John E. Moran Foundation that supports people with developmental and intellectual disabilities and was a core committee member for planning the statewide RI Rally for Recovery event from 2006-2014. The Rally is an annual event to provide education, awareness and support to those in recovery from mental health, addiction or developmental disabilities.

 

Along with her upbeat personality, knowledge, professionalism, I am confident Felicia will play a key role in providing the same passion, commitment and dedication to the CFC as I have for the past fifteen years.

 

Please join me in welcoming our new Campaign Director! Felicia can be reached at 401/942-2395 or flesnett@healthcharities.org and will be located at 200 Niantic Avenue in Providence, Rhode Island. 

 

Elizabeth J. Comeau, CFC Director

 

 


OPM Releases Nationwide Results of Campaign 2014

 

 

Thanks to your efforts and the generosity of more than 500,000 Federal employees, the Combined Federal Campaign raised more than $193 million for local, national and international charities during the 2014 Campaign.   These funds make a real and meaningful difference to countless individuals throughout the world. 

 

You should be proud of this accomplishment, and I hope you know how grateful we are for everything you’ve done to make CFC 2014 a huge success.

 

One of the highlights of this year’s campaign was the introduction of Universal Giving. Federal employees were able to donate not just to the causes listed in their local CFC Charity Lists but to any of approximately 22,000 CFC participating organizations. 

 

Your 2014 pledges are now being distributed to your charities of choice and those pledges will continue to be disbursed throughout 2015 as we receive allotments from the Federal payroll offices.

 

 


 

 Thanks to the generous donations received from the Combined Federal Campaign...

 

CFC-participating charitable organizations are able to help thousands of abused and neglected children and their families each year.

 

 

 

 

CFC-participating charitable organizations are able to help hundreds of thousands of animals through their programs and services in adoption, spay/neuter, law enforcement, and veterinary medicine.

 

 

 

CFC-participating charitable health organizations can offer help and hope to men, women and children around the world who suffer from a life-threatening illness.

 

 

 

CFC-participating charitable organizations can work on local, regional, national and international levels to: combat climate change, protect from environmental health hazards, protect wildfire habitat, eliminate pollution from air, water, and land, preserve natural resources, and educate about environmental issues worldwide.

 

 

 

 

CFC-participating charitable organizations are able to offer permanent supportive housing so formerly homeless familes have a place to call home.

 

 

 

CFC-participating charitable organizations are able to provide help for thousands of the world’s most vulnerable citizens.

 

 

 

 

CFC-participating charitable organizations are able to serve the needs of our disabled military veterans and their families by providing a range of services including shelter, counseling, training and job assistance.

 

 

 

 

 

CFC-participating charitable organizations are thankful for the support they receive

from the thousands of Federal employees around the world

whose generosity makes it possible for them to

continue providing desperately needed services for those in need.

 


 

Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts

Combined Federal Campaign

200 Niantic Avenue

Providence, RI  02907

Phone:  401/942-2394 | Fax:  401/942-2395

Elizabeth J. Comeau, Director

Email:  ecomeau@healthcharities.org

Felicia Lesnett, Director

Email:  flesnett@healthcharities.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 


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