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Fundraising Coordinator

Organization: Victoria's Quilts Canada

Commitment: Ongoing more than a year

Availability: Flexible

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 1

Location: Flexible

Deadline: Feb 28, 2018


Victoria's Quilts Canada (VQC)

Position: Fundraising Coordinator (Board position, 2 year term)

Objective: To create key fundraising strategies that will help sustain VQC's mission.

Outline of Responsibilities:
• With input from the Board of Directors, create a fundraising strategy for corporate sponsors and the general public.
• Plan and execute a variety of fundraising initiatives.
• In conjunction with the Communications Coordinator, create an information package for use with Corporate sponsors wishing to assist VQC.
• Prepare policies and procedures for the Fundraising area.
• Prepare monthly reports on fundraising activities for the Board of Directors.
• Supervise, support and evaluate people in positions reporting to the Fundraising Coordinator.

Skills, Experience, Qualifications Required:
• Excellent ability to communicate orally and in writing.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Supervisory and/or management experience a definite asset.
• Promotional/advertising skills a definite asset.
• Proven leadership skills. Ability to motivate and supervise work of team members in a decentralized environment.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Level of Effort:
• This position requires approximately 12 hours of effort monthly of which 2 ½ hours is for purposes of attending Board of Directors or Management meetings.


Nicky LaBrosse

613 843 9212


Volunteer Opportunity Address
454-1568 Merivale Road
Ottawa, ON K2G 5Y7


Good for people interested in: Writing; Fundraising; Communications and Marketing; Social Media

You will be working with: Men; Women

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
This is an opportunity in which your skills, creativity, and contribution are guaranteed to have a direct impact on VQC's ability to continue its mission. This position offers a high degree of flexibility as much of the work is home based with the requirement to attend monthly Board meetings.
Perhaps of most significance is the knowledge that your commitment and efforts will help make a difference in the life of someone living with cancer.

How will the organization benefit?
As we have no paid staff, we rely on the contributions of our volunteers to achieve our mission. Our ability to sustain our viability and continue making and distributing quilts to those living with cancer relies heavily on the creation and implementation of successful fundraising initiatives.

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1 week

This position would be great for - None of the above

Police record check required: Yes