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Position: 1466 - Member - Fund Development Committee
Organization: Volunteer MBC
Position Address: 601 - 7700 Hurontario Street, Brampton, ON, Canada
Location: Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible washroom, Wheelchair Accessible Parking, Fully Accessible Workplace
Ideal for: Individual
Are you outgoing, eager to engage with your local community to advance a hugely worthy cause.? Ready to join other dedicated, energized volunteers in sophisticated fundraising (and event-related) initiatives? Enterprising, fearless about reaching into Peel region for support and future Volunteer MBC stakeholders? BECOME A MEMBER of our Fund Development Committee! Be part of the Volunteer MBC family, and expect to HAVE FUN!

This role essentially relates to fund sourcing/development, fundraising, and implementation of corresponding strategies and approaches to achieve planned/identified fundraising goals/targets. Committee participation entails:
- Participation in a fundamental orientation/overview about Volunteer MBC's fundraising objectives, plus undergo a donor solicitation training session
- Participation in regular meetings of the Fund Development Committee, plus undertake individual projects/assignments
- Participation in prospect review sessions to identify prospective donors (sponsors, supporters) for each of the annual fundraising initiatives within the Fund Development Plan
- Assistance in building strong cultivation and solicitation strategies for prospective donors (sponsors, supporters), as well as for current donors to move them to a higher giving level
- Personal cultivation and solicitation visits with prospective and existing donors, where appropriate (incl. accessing your own personal 'network')
- By example and through open encouragement, assist in the enlistment and solicitation of volunteers for fundraising events, projects, and other related tasks

PLEASE APPLY AT THE EARLIEST OPPORTUNITY. You are asked to provide a resume with your expression of interest. Volunteer MBC volunteer 'clients' can upload their resumes to their 'profiles', THEN click the yellow box 'Apply Now!', above. Thank you!

Volunteer MBC's Fund Development Committee Members belong to a core group of seasoned volunteers with presence in the local community, who assist in ensuring the overall success of Volunteer MBC's Annual Fund Development Plan, both as to its currency, implementation, impact, and results.

There are FEW BETTER WAYS that you can contribute to the mission and success of Volunteer MBC in Peel region: Through empowering us financially to continue our vital network of volunteer referrals, sustain our groundbreaking Learning Centre, and enabling expansion of our ever important community outreach that expands awareness and recognition of the need for effective, meaningful volunteerism.

Our essential values are reflected in our 'Charter of Volunteerism', found on our website (see 'Social Media', below)

+ Contribute to the growth of the volunteer sector in Peel region in a unique way
+ Bring to Volunteer MBC fundraising skills/experience (add to your resume and further build your community 'network')
+ Form a unique, productive relationship with an experienced team of volunteer engagement professionals
+ Build Volunteer MBC's capacity in cooperation with our staff, stakeholders, and dedicated volunteering team
+ Enjoy the 'community profile' that results
+ Hours confirmation letter and/or ACHIEVE Certificate awarded upon successful completion of tenure on the Fund Development Committee

Position Qualifications
● Thorough understanding of, plus supportive and enthusiastic about Volunteer MBC's mission and vision
● Passionate about the value of volunteering and giving back to be an integral part of changing the lives of volunteers, as well as building more caring, connected and inclusive communities
● In order to promote continuity in implementation of the Fund Development Plan (and its events), Volunteer MBC requests an engagement of volunteering for a MINIMUM of ONE YEAR
● Personally committed to and willing to work with the established plan, methodology, and systems of the Annual Fund Development Plan
● Willingness to make an annual personal financial commitment in support of Volunteer MBC's Annual Fund Development Plan, as an exemplary stakeholder
● Willingness to devote sufficient time and energy to the fundraising program, including attending meetings on a regular basis, plus scheduled fundraising events
● You are prepared to take part in the identification, and face-to-face solicitations, of potential donors (sponsors, supporters), as requested

Min Age: 18    Police Check: No

Time Commitment
Duration:Long Term (More than 6 months)
Start Date:2020-01-06
Approximately 8 to 10 hours a month (possibly more or less depending on scheduled meetings, individual assignments/projects)

Attendance at (support of) fundraising events

Orientation to Volunteer MBC provided on first day of engagement (includes meet & greet with staff and volunteers, and access to online Health & Safety and AODA training).

Area(s) of Interest: Fundraising, Boards & Committees, Event Planning, Marketing/Promotion
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