Events and Fundraising Coordinator
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Volunteer Types: Communications and Marketing, Event planning and participation, Fundraising, Social Media, Special events and festivals
Organization types: Community and Social Services, Environmental/Animals, Public/Society Benefit
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: November 6, 2023
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Description

Do you love planning a good event? The kind that makes you smile at the end of it knowing that you’ve helped the community out?
If that’s the case, we want to chat with you! Our Outreach team is looking to add some event coordinators to take the lead on fundraisers in Ottawa.
If you’re a creative thinker and a “go-getter,” you’re exactly what we’re looking for to help us raise funds and create awareness for the Ottawa Paw Pantry. This volunteer is not expected to attend all events, but rather contribute to the overall success of the event program, as well as lead a few events per year (planning and attending).
Responsibilities
Brainstorm and strategize possible fundraisers and community events across Ottawa and online
Participate is regular virtual meetings with the Outreach team
Show initiative and suggest potential event/fundraiser ideas
Lead events on-site, including event coordination responsibilities, with support from the Outreach team
During in-person events, participate in community events, including set-up and take-down of the event tent, table, banners, merchandise, etc, when possible.
Requirements
Outside-the-box thinking for fundraising initiatives
Working knowledge of Google Drive
Comfortable using design tools like Canva (or open to learning)
Strong verbal and written communication skills in English (French is a plus!)
Good attention to detail

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
Funds raised through events allow us to continue to serve the community and so volunteers in this role would have a direct impact in keeping pets at home
How will the organization benefit?
Funds raised through events allow us to continue to serve the community

Contact

Laura Spragge-Lee
@Ottawa Paw Pantry
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​1-week

Details

This position would be great for: Adults, High School Students (14-18), Newcomers to Canada, Person with a disability or medical condition, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 5
Good for people interested in: Communications and Marketing, Event planning and participation, Fundraising, Social Media, Special events and festivals
You will be helping with: Animals, Disadvantaged, First Nations, Métis, Inuit, Indigenous persons, Homeless, LGBTQI2+, Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Seniors, Visible minorities or racialized persons

Volunteer Considerations

  • Police record check required
  • Public transportation available
  • This position can accommodate persons with a disability
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