Fundraising Volunteer

Domestic Abuse Services – OLGCS is a not-for-profit organization committed to ending violence against women through education and action. DAS-OLGS is seeking energetic and skilled volunteers to assist with coordinating event logistics for the DAS-OLGCS Fundraising Events. This team will be reporting to the Fundraising-Special Events Chair.

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting  and coordinating with Fundraising Chair around Silent and Live Auction  donations
  • Assist  with Event Notice distribution and Coordinate with office staff regarding the Event mail out.
  • Liaise  and coordinate with Fundraising Chair around event budget and time line
  • Assist Fundraising Chair re event plan and time line
  • Coordinate  entertainment for the day
  • Arrange tickets: sales and distribution / pledge drive
  • Other duties as required

Skills Required:

  • Ability to take direction
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing;
  • Ability to be detail orientated and creative.
  • Ability to work respectfully with diverse populations.
  • Ability to work both independently and in cooperation with others.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize.
  • Ability to analyze and resolve problems.
  • Background in event planning or volunteering at events an asset but not limited to.

Training & Support:

  • On the job orientation
  • On-going support and supervision from Fundraising-Special Events Chair.
  • Evaluations, exit interviews, and letters of reference (upon request).

Benefits:

  • To learn new and transferable skills, knowledge and experience in the area(s) of fundraising, event coordination, communications and volunteer coordination.
  • To engage in opportunities for leadership, community service and personal/professional development.
  • To be a part of a larger team or movement that is working towards social change.
  • To be recognized and appreciated for valuable contributions.