Molly A. Hetrick is a Fundraiser, Instructor, Supervisor and Trainer and is blessed to have several careers that she loves!
Molly has combined her natural enjoyment for working with people and her educational background to provide quality development and training sessions to help clients advance their professional goals. Her experience teaching environmental education in formal and non-formal settings, writing and facilitating workshops for educators, and general love for personal development and professional coaching make Molly a great fit for high energy training sessions. Molly is known for her sunny personality, enthusiasm during presentations and ability to relate to diverse groups of people.
Molly is currently a full time fundraiser for a large public Library. She loves to talk about development and fundraising!
For 15 years, Molly was the supervisor of a regional nature center, where she managed the site, the staff, programming, and raised funds.
Molly started “Training with Molly” in 2018 to offer training programs on development and fundraising and encourage non-profit and recreation organizations on how fundraising and development fit into staff and board roles.
For 8 years, Molly worked as a Freelance Trainer for The Meeting Institute in Myrtle Beach and traveled to offer training and development sessions at conferences and directly with businesses.
She has presented at the National Parks & Recreation Conference from 2008 - 2018, worked with many professionals in all sectors (with a focus on hospitality and recreation), and helped teams reach their full potential through choosing the right attitude, proper networking, and customer service skills.
She was an Adjunct Faculty at the Pennsylvania State University for several years and taught a Recreation, Parks & Tourism Management class called Commercial Management that prepared juniors and seniors with management skills needed to enter the professional workplace when they graduate.
Molly’s favorite training topics include: Networking to teach people how to network professionally with poise and confidence, Civility Training to teach groups how to respect each other and work as a team, and Choose Your Attitude to help individuals develop a strong sense of accountability to themselves and their attitude each day.
Molly has a B.S. Degree from The Pennsylvania State University and earned a PA Teaching Certification. She is currently completing the Certificate for Fund Raising Management from the Lilly School for Philanthropy at IUPUI.
Personal Words of Wisdom:
“Don’t tell me the sky is the limit, there are footprints on the moon!”
“Molly Hetrick is one of the best presenters in the Park and Recreation field today. She is able to bring cutting edge thinking from the business world and apply it to our field. Her great content, and engaging presence leaves the audience enriched, challenged and energized.”
~Paul Gilbert – Executive Director, Author, and Professor