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Fundraising Volunteer


Organization: Abbeyfield Houses Society - Ottawa

Commitment: Long term (6 months to a year)

Availability: Flexible

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 1

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Jun 30, 2021


Are you a student, retired or working individual looking for an exciting volunteer opportunity?

Abbeyfield Houses Society of Ottawa is a not-for-profit seniors’ residence affiliated with Abbeyfield International, with 1,100 houses in 25 countries worldwide.

We are looking for a Fundraising volunteer to work with the Director of Grants and Fundraising to identify and write grant applications on behalf of the organization.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Researches and identifies potential grant opportunities for which Abbeyfield Ottawa is eligible;
Reviews list of projects and initiatives in need of funding and applies for grants as appropriate with guidance from the Director of Grants and Fundraising;
Applies for specific grants at the request of the Board of Directors or the Director of Grants and Fundraising
Ensures all applications are completed on time and include appropriate supporting documentation.
Track all submissions and ensure reporting requirements are met for successful applications.


Experience in grant writing an asset;
Strong initiative;
Good research skills;
MS Office experience;
Strong written and oral communications skills are required.


Mysa Saad


Volunteer Opportunity Address
425 Parkdale Ave


Good for people interested in: Fundraising; COVID-19 Virtual Volunteering

You will be working with: Seniors

Organization category: Development and housing

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors (65+)

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes