Nicole Garfield

Work History

Work History

Cold Caller

Call-A-Ram - Colorado State University

Call-A-Ram is part of the annual giving program for the University. This was a student position in which we used scripts to make calls and ask for donations. 

  • Telemarketing, cold called alumni, friends of the college and parents
  • Negotiated donations for the different colleges and departments of Colorado State University
  • Informed prospects about current events at CSU
Jan 2010 - Present

Administrative Assistant

Mountain Wealth Management

  • Maintain client database
  • Schedule appointments by phone
  • Electronic PDF filing
  • Customer service by calling all clients and following up as needed
Sep 2008 - Sep 2009


Girl Scouts of Colorado
  • Organized, planned and evaluated a statewide diversity conference for girls 11-17 years old
  • Created and implemented an event planning guide used for programs and events
  • Participated in an episodic volunteer recruitment committee
  • Created and marketed informational resources for episodic volunteers
May 2007 - Dec 2007


Colorado State University- Event Planning Services
  • Provide customer relations by informing customers of room capacity, prices, policies and answering additional questions
  • Accommodate guest’s events by working with catering, set-up crews and technical services throughout the student center by effective communication
  • Reserve meeting rooms for guests over the phone and in person 

*Student Position

Aug 2007 - Nov 2007

Marketing Intern

United Way of Larimer County
  • Support United Way marketing and event management by creating a PR Campaign plan to create public awareness of the 50th year anniversary
  • Maintained databases for each event and monthly newsletters
Jun 2007 - Aug 2007

Community Event Intern

Engaging Loveland
  • Maintained website by updating event calendar with local events, pictures and articles
  • Prioritized information for vendors and sponsor packets for Summerfest in the Rockies
  • Prepared and wrote press releases for different aspects of Summerfest
  • Volunteered, included set-up and helping with different activities at Summerfest 


Aug 2009 - Present

Graduate Certificate

American Humanics

I am taking online classes to receive a Non Profit Certificate. I take online classes through the University of Montana Missoula and Louisiana State University at Shreveport.

Courses I have taken include

  • Volunteer Management
  • Origins of Philanthropy
  • Program Planning
  • Fundraising Techniques

I will be taking courses in

  • Human Resources Administration for Non Profits
  • Grant Writing
  • Financial Management of Non Profits
Aug 2004 - Dec 2007

Technical Journalism

Colorado State University

I received a degree in Technical Journalism with a concentration in Public Relations and a minor in Ethnic Studies. 


My objective is to get a job with a Non Profit Organization. I am interested in fundraising, volunteer management and program planning. 


Neighbor to Neighbor Fort Collins, CO 


February 2010-April 2010

  • The Taste Fundraising Event
    • Called local businesses and asked for donations for the silent auction 

Larimer County Dept. of Family Services  Fort Collins, CO


September 2008- February 2009

  • Mentor
    • Mentored a troubled teenage girl. We spent time together a minimum of three hours per week

Moore Elementary School Fort Collins, CO

(970) 484-6762

February 2007- April 2007

  • Tutor
    • Tutored ESL (English as a second langauge) Korean and Hispanic students with their school work 

Harris Bi-Lingual Elementary School  Fort Collins, CO


February 2006-May 2006

  • Tutor
    • Tutored Spanish and English speaking students with their assignments in Spanish and English


Passionate non-profit professional with a proven success executing events, leading volunteer teams, building partnerships within communities, and promoting organizations. Repeatedly deliver value to organizations through:

vDemonstrating attention to detail to maintain participant and donor databases.

vDeveloping relationships and performing community outreach to expand organization impact.

vUsing technology including InDesign, Publisher, and Dreamweaver to improve agency marketing.