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Position Number: 1341
Position Title: Events Committee VICE CHAIR
Organization Name: Volunteer MBC
Area(s) of Interest: Fundraising, Event Planning, Holiday & Festive, Volunteer Coordination
Position Description: GENERALLY:
- Work collaboratively with the Fund Development Consultant, Fund Development Committee Chair, Event Committee volunteer members, and staff by providing leadership support and guidance in the planning/execution of our major events
- Act as a passionate ambassador for Volunteer MBC's vision of creating connected, caring communities
- Ensure excellent, timely communication between the Events Committee and Fund Development Committee and their members (incl. monitoring progress and providing status reports of sub-committees)
- Focus on fundraising aspects of our major events

- Support and work closely with the Fund Development Committee Chair
- Attend committee meetings, plus participate in their scheduling
- Work with sub-committees, with focus on action plans and deliverables
- Assume the Chair of the Events Committee, in the event that the Chair is absent for a meeting
- Ongoing evaluation of progress (especially adherence to timelines/deadlines)
- Personally cultivate/solicit sponsors for our major events
- Work with the Fund Development Consultant to facilitate wrap up of our major events, with appropriate, timely post event debrief/evaluation

Volunteer MBC INVITES YOU to 'Apply Now!' ... to take advantage of this unique volunteering opportunity!
Goal of Position: Volunteer MBC is in its 10th year serving Mississauga, Brampton, and Caledon in matching volunteers to suitable, worthwhile volunteering opportunities, which build more caring and connected communities. At this time, we are in need of a volunteer to take on the Vice Chair position of our Events Committee.

You will have a key leadership roll among a dedicated core group of volunteers who make up the Committee, plus as Vice Chair of the Events Committee, you will work closely with the Chair of the Fund Development Committee to ensure that event-related sponsorships and fundraising are successfully planned and implemented for Volunteer MBC's major annual events.
Position Benefits: + Excellent opportunity to use your 'event planning' skills/experience
+ Enhance your personal/professional profile within our communities
+ Add charity fundraising and development to your resume, while continuing to build your 'network' and relationships
+ Volunteer in a leadership role with a leading not-for-profit in the volunteer sector
+ 'AODA' and 'Health & Safety' training will be provided, together with free access to our 'Learning Centre' resources
+ Successful completion of the engagement entitles you to an 'Achieve Certificate' and/or written confirmation of volunteer hours
+ Enjoy the experience (and FUN) that comes with volunteering with like-minded people in a truly supportive environment
Training Details: Orientation to Volunteer MBC provided on first day of your engagement. Includes meet & greet with Volunteer MBC's family.
Position Qualifications: ● Minimum age - 18
● Able to commit to this leadership role for at least 12 months
● Proven success in 'event planning'
● Strong leadership, communication, and organizational skills (a 'doer' and a motivator)
● Clear understanding of, and passionate about, Volunteer MBC's mission, goals, and the role that its major events play in establishing community presence, volunteer recognition, and fundraising
● Dedicated to 'diversity and inclusiveness'
● Experience in obtaining sponsorships, attracting donations, and fundraising in general is an asset
● Comfortable and confident about soliciting financial support (sponsors, donors) in the local community
● Committed to adhere to Volunteer MBC's policies and procedures (incl. confidentiality)
Time Commitment: Monday Evening, Tuesday Evening, Wednesday Evening, Thursday Evening, Friday Evening
Duration: Long Term (More than 6 months)
Time Detail: On average, 8 - 10 hours per month that currently covers 3 major events, committee/sub-committee meetings, and specific event/fundraising preparation, solicitation, and delivery.

Close to event dates, the time needed to complete event stages and meet deadlines increases.
Min Age: 18
Ideal for: Individual, Home or Virtual Volunteer
Location: 601 - 7700 Hurontario Street, Brampton, ON, Canada
Geographical Area(s): Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon
Police Check: No
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible washroom, Wheelchair Accessible Parking, Fully Accessible Workplace
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