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Event Team Member


Shelter Movers Waterloo Region

   About the Position

Impact Statement
Shelter Movers provides moving and storage services at no cost to women and children fleeing abuse. We are the only organization of our kind in Canada, and our volunteers are no less exceptional. Every year, in collaboration with community partners, our volunteer teams contribute over 15,000 hours to support people transitioning to lives free of violence and abuse. Our Waterloo chapter is growing and looking to add caring and compassionate people to our volunteer team.

The Fundraising Event Team, reporting to the Fund Development Manager, will have an integral role in the Shelter Movers Waterloo Region. The main duties include planning and coordinating fundraising events.

Source fundraising event and sponsorship opportunities
Build strong relationships with donors and sponsors
Make presentations and submit proposals to potential donors and sponsors
Plan strategies to encourage or increase funding and sponsorships
Secure donations and sponsorship from individuals or corporate sponsors
Plan virtual and in-person fundraising events

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual, A Group
Age: 18+
COVID-19 Vactionation Required: Yes

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Training will be provided.
Working Conditions: This volunteer position can be done virtually during event planning. In-person attendance may be required depending on the event.

Time Commitment

Duration: 4 - 6 months

Other Information
Area(s) of Interest: Boards/Committees, Fund Development, Special Events
Skill(s): Interpersonal Communication, Plan and Coordinate, Event Management, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Flexibility
Transportation: NONE Needed

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Waterloo Region
1454 King Street East, Unit 3
Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559

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