Public Speaking Coach

Posted by
Tracey M.

Donor Relations Manager

Posted Date
Mar 21, 2019
Virtual volunteer opportunity
Impact statement
This project will save us $8,660 , allowing us to educate more children in Kenya -- our organization's mission.

Project Details

What We Need
  • Personalized feedback and up to 5 coaching sessions with one member of the Organization
  • Document outlining strengths, weaknesses, and suggested next steps and/or resources for the member
Additional Details

I am looking to improve my public speaking skills so that I will be effective in my interactions and presentations with potential donors.

What We Have In Place
  • We currently have a typical slideshow presentation, which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have enthusiasm!, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
How This Will Help

As a Donor Relations Manager, my effectiveness in communicating with potential donors will have a direct impact on meeting fundraising goals.

Project Plan

Prep: Initial Assessment and Goal Setting
  • Volunteer Manager provides Professional with information about goals of the presentation/media relations, audience, and any other relevant factors (e.g., other presenters, previous public speaking experience, professional development goals, personal objectives, etc.)
  • Professional and staff member receiving coaching discuss perceived strengths and areas for improvement
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager decide on specific areas to focus on and goals for coaching sessions
Milestone 1: Brainstorm and Coaching Plan Draft
  • Professional reviews presentation materials and information (if applicable)
  • Professional drafts coaching plan
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager discuss presentation goals
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager discuss coaching plan and agree on/set dates for coaching sessions, as well as any preparatory work required
Milestone 2: Coaching Sessions
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager connect up to 5 times to practice and tailor presentation for specific audience(s)
  • Professional begins to draft document with feedback and next steps for Volunteer Manager
Milestone 3: Wrap-up Session
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager meet for wrap-up session to review feedback and learnings
  • Professional presents a detailed written document with an analysis of strengths and weaknesses with resources (such as websites, books, organizations, etc.), strategies, and tips for future presentations
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About The Org

Our Mission

EFAC provides scholarships, mentoring and global connections to financially challenged but exceptional Kenyan students in order to encourage leadership, economic progress, cultural understanding and a more peaceful world.

What We Do

EFAC provides scholarships, mentoring and leadership training to secondary and post secondary Kenyan students in order to address the overriding issue of youth unemployment. EFAC provides a 7 - 9 year program that prepares students for meaningful employment and leadership positions.

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