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Mini Fundraising Event Coordinator

Organization: Families Matter Co-operative Inc.

Commitment: Short term less than 6 months

Availability: Flexible

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 1

Location: Flexible

Deadline: Mar 31, 2019


Families Matter is a growing non-profit organization looking for someone to help lead its fund development efforts. The Mini Fundraising Event Coordinator volunteer would assist in developing and coordinating a new and innovative fundraising activity.

This role can be performed remotely from home or elsewhere, though volunteer would occasionally meet and collaborate with the Executive Director, community stakeholders and community members. The selected candidate would ideally have experience with project-based fundraising activities, takes initiative, has business acumen, as well as great people skills.

Time Commitment: 12 weeks for approx. 3.5 hrs/week.

You will be working with: the Executive Director, stakeholders, community members, as well as with families & their loved ones with a developmental disability.

Organization category: Non-profit/charitable organization

To Apply:
Please submit your résumé to info@familiesmattercoop.ca with a brief description of your interests and information as to what you hope to gain from this opportunity.


Jeff Bond



Volunteer Opportunity Address
c/o Makerspace North
Bay 216, 250 City Centre Ave.
Ottawa, ON K1R 6K7


Good for people interested in: Fundraising; Communications and Marketing

You will be working with: People with disabilities or medical conditions

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys working remotely, while attending the occasional in-person meetings with Board members and/or meeting prospective donors/funders. Incumbent would gain valuable experience working with a non-profit and learn transferable professional skills. Your gift of time would help a non-profit organization secure the required funding to further develop and grow the business.

How will the organization benefit?
As a non-profit organization, FMC relies on contributions from a range of talented individuals to further develop and grow. Volunteers are essential for FMC to deliver on its initiatives and remain sustainable.

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 2-3 weeks

This position would be great for - None of the above