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The Literacy Group of Waterloo Region

   About the Position

Impact Statement
TLG needs your help! 34% of people living in our community struggle with reading information, filling out forms and numeracy. Many live in poverty, trying to support families on minimum wages & with a highly technical world. Volunteer as a 1-1 tutor, office support, fundraising & special events. Help us make a difference by helping people move from Poverty to Possibilities!

• Attend monthly meetings and others as required, e.g. subcommittee meetings
• Assist in developing and implementing the yearly funding plan
• Assist with the planning and management of fundraising events
• Contribute to decision making in all areas of committee activities
• Take on and fulfill tasks related to completion of the activities and reaching
committee goals. (E.g. Soliciting event sponsors, securing in-kind donations,
collecting donations for raffles etc.)
• Report to committee on assigned tasks in a timely manner
• Serve on sub-committees for specific projects and events
• Assist with recognition activities
• Assist with all other general fundraising activities as needed
Assisting with the planning and organization of events
- Promoting fundraising events to community
- Assisting with getting resources for events
- Brainstorming, being creative and offering new fundraising ideas

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 21+

COVID-19 Vaccination Required: Yes

Area(s) of Interest: Boards/Committees, Leadership/Management, Mentoring / Tutoring

Skill(s): Community Knowledge/Awareness, Strategic Thinking, Creative Thinking, Accountability

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Orientation will be provided by the Executive Director and the Chair of the Fundraising Committee

Working Conditions: Monthly meetings
Active participation in indoor or outdoor fundraising events
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs
Transportation: On a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 1 year or more
Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening

   Contact Information
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Chris Prosser
519-743-6090 Ext. 226
300 Victoria Street North Kitchener, N2H 6R9

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