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Committee Member

Fundraising Committee

Marillac Place

   About the Position

Impact Statement
Marillac Place provides a safe home for women ages of sixteen and up who are pregnant, who have a child in their care, or who are attempting to regain care of their child. Women who come to Marillac Place receive 24-hour guidance and support, continue their education and are enabled with the life-skills they need to care for themselves and their child.

Mission Statement
Marillac Place supports new mothers and mothers-to-be facing homelessness in Waterloo Region by providing a safe living environment, teaching parenting & life skills, and developing supportive relationships.

Vision Statement
Every mother & child facing homelessness in Waterloo Region has the opportunity to recover and rebuild to ensure a successful future.

Are you passionate about helping young mothers break the cycle of homelessness and poverty? Consider joining our friendly team of volunteers to this strategic vs. event focused role.

We are looking for members to join our Fundraising Committee. This is a standing committee of the Board of Directors at Marillac Place that is responsible for providing strategic direction and assisting staff in raising funds - more strategic vs. event focused.

You will be working with the Committee Chair and Executive Director and other committee members to provide input on campaign development and implementation, provide input on grant proposals, perform reviews of past campaigns, develop and review fundraising plans and policies, assist in creative communications, and work with staff and board members to forge new partnerships and maintain existing relationships with donors.

Some fundraising, communications and public relations experience is preferred.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 18+

Area(s) of Interest: Boards/Committees, Children/Youth, Fund Development

Skill(s): Collaboration, Public and Media Relations, Written Communication, Fund Development, Designing

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Orientation to position and organization will be provided.
Working Conditions: Virtual role. Monthly meetings via Zoom. Must be comfortable with technology.
Transportation: NONE Needed

Time Commitment

Duration: 1 year or more
Flexible volunteer position; 1-2 hours per week

   Contact Information
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Beverly Martin
519-571-0722 Ext. 2
109 Young Street Kitchener, N2H 4Z2

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