The Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation is seeking an Individual Giving - Special Events Manager to assume fundraising activities to raise unrestricted and restricted funds as needed from individuals and sponsors. This is an exempt position that reports to the Chief Executive Officer.
The Individual Giving/Special Events Manager is responsible for engaging individual donors and managing event activities and sponsors to fulfill our mission. The Individual Giving - Special Events Manager will work alongside the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operations Officer in the management and execution of all development-related activities, with a specific focus on planning and executing special events and annual campaign fundraising in order to increase individual giving.
The Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit located in Carlsbad, CA. The Foundation operates the Discovery Center, a nature center with an extraordinary collection of hands-on exhibits, walking trails, gardens, animal ambassadors and more. It also acts as the clubhouse for an array of environmental educational programs, fundraising events, community gatherings, and field trips, as well as private rental spaces for our members.
OUR VISION: To be Stewards of the Watershed as we inspire future generations so we all have access to a healthy lagoon. A safe space in nature…for all.
Mission: To energize the community through education and outreach to preserve the Agua Hedionda Lagoon as a healthy and accessible watershed.