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Position: 2656 - Special Events Committee Member
Organization: The Dream Never Dies Foundation
Position Address: Meeting and Event venues will vary
Location: Mississauga, Brampton
Accessibility: Unknown
Ideal for: Individual, Newcomers, Older Adults
Description
Membership on our Special Events Committee includes the following:
- Attendance at regular meetings
- Participating in, and leading, sub-committees
- Planning special events and fundraising activities, with direct participation in events and support of staff
- Your solicitation of sponsorships, donations, and other sources of financial support
- Involvement in creation of promotional material, media campaigns, and communications associated with fundraising and enhancing The Foundation's image/visibility
- Ongoing collaboration in formulating fund development monetary goals and formulation/evaluation of fund development strategies and opportunities
- Observance of fundraising policies and procedures, as determined by the Board of Directors

Goal
The Dream Never Dies Foundation in Memory of Lloyd Christopher Skeen is dedicated to fulfilling his dream of increasing financial support for deserving students, particularly in the field of aviation. By awarding scholarships to post-secondary students, the Foundation aims to create opportunities for dreamers in pursuit of their passion. The Foundation has awarded scholarships since 2010 to deserving recipients principally within Peel region. We remain forever grateful for the support of our sponsors who make these awards possible.

For the Foundation, our mission never ends, and it includes planning and delivery of special events (including our annual Dinner). These events add valuable dollars to the Foundation's funding of scholarships.

We're at a stage where we need dedicated, energized volunteers to help organize and executive The Dream Never Dies Foundation special events and fundraising activities. Joining our team will afford these volunteers a unique opportunity to pursue The Dream by way of imaginative event planning and superb delivery of more than our annual Dinner. You will help us create and realize vital fundraising to support our cause!

Benefits
+ Utilize and hone skills you have in fundraising and special event planning/execution
+ Be part of a committed, energetic team, helping plan fun, entertaining events that are enjoyed by the community and raise much needed funds for the the Foundation
+ Excellent opportunity to network in The Dream Never Dies community, thereby building your professional and personal relationships, and your 'connectivity'
+ Raise your personal profile (add to your resume)
+ Enjoy a key volunteering role, building our programs that provide extremely valuable support to youth, enabling pursuit of post- secondary education in Ontario

Position Qualifications
● In order to promote continuity and consistency in this key role, we request a commitment of at least 6 months our volunteers
● solid oral/written English
● Friendly, engaging, confident and committed to engage with the community, reaching out directly for financial support
● Prior involvement in 'event planning' is welcome, and an asset
● Ability to volunteer as part of a team, plus undertake and complete tasks/projects independently
● Organized, ready to plan creatively, with attention to detail, plus ability to consistently meet deadlines
Min Age: 19    Police Check: Yes

Time Commitment
Duration:Long Term (More than 6 months)
Start Date:2019-10-14
Anytime
FLEXIBLE, subject to:
> Regular committee/sub-committee meetings
> Adherence to project stages and deadlines
> Timelines of fundraising campaigns
> Attendance at/support of events


Training
General Orientation to The Dream Never Dies Foundation, including policies and procedures.

Area(s) of Interest: Communication/Journalism, Fundraising, Office Administration, Seasonal/Special Event, Boards & Committees, Event Planning, Social Media, Marketing/Promotion, Program Coordination, Volunteer Coordination
How to Contact
Send an Email Message
Social Media
http://www.thedreamneverdies.org
https://www.facebook.com/dreamneverdiesfoundation/
http://www.instagram.com/dndfoundation
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