About the Position
Position # 18468
OrganizationHeart and Stroke Foundation of Canada
Position Silent Auction Coordinator - Heartburn Day and Curl for Heart Events
Location 1373 Victoria Street North, Kitchener - Unit 2
Description The Silent Auction Coordinator volunteer, working in partnership with Area Coordinators, will approach organizations to secure donations for the Silent Auctions, tracking these donations and values with the use of Microsoft Office. This volunteer will plan and arrange set up of the Silent Auction areas on the day of each event; creating donor recognition posters for the events; assisting the Coordinators with the Silent Auction schedule; processing Silent Auction purchases at each of the events, clean-up; event wrap ups (and/or utilizing volunteers to assist with these tasks). This would include updating the spreadsheets, creating thank you letters to donors, and more. Must be comfortable with cold calling organizations for donations. Previous silent auction experience beneficial.
Requirements Work Without Supervision
Training Details One-on-one orientation meeting with Area Coordinators and Area Manager; staff/ administrative volunteers will assist as required.
Duration 4 - 6 months
Timing Weekday - Daytime, Anytime
Time Detail Maximum 4 hours per week from November to the beginning of February. Event days support expected (Feb ), with wrap-up two weeks post-event.
Special Event Start Date 2020-02-03
Special Event End Date 2020-02-28
Age 18+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Accessibility Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest Communication/Public Relations, Fund Development, Special Events
Skill(s) Interpersonal Communication, Communicate in Plain Language, Verbal Communication, Project Management, Computer Skills
How to Apply
Website http://www.heartandstroke.ca
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Beth Kerr
Phone 519-571-9600
Address 2-1373 Victoria Street North Kitchener, N2B 3R6


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