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Fundraising Committee Chair

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Fundraising Committee Chair
Date Posted: Monday, December 10, 2018
Organization Name: Headwaters Food & Farming Alliance
Organization Contact: Shirley Boxem
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: Join this diverse and dedicated group in making a positive difference in our local food system in Headwaters. Help bring the community-developed Headwaters Food Charter to life and secure the financial future of our popular flagship Farm to School Programs, including the Local Food Club. Put your fundraising expertise to work for your community by supporting food literacy education, connecting farmers and families, and increasing the profile of our local food producers and businesses to strengthen communities and improve the health of our people and environment.
Type of Organization: Child and Family Service
More Info Link:
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
Duties / Roles / Activities: Assist the group in finalizing, implementing and reviewing our existing fundraising strategy and action plan including sponsorships, events and grants. Coordinate and facilitate fundraising meetings. Check in regularly with members of various subcommittees to facilitate progress and accountability on action items, focus efforts to reach goals, and report to HFFA membership at meetings (approx. 5 per year, typically daytime). Where needed, work with subcommittees to identify new potential revenue streams, funders, donors and sponsors. Participate in fundraising activities and special events as appropriate. Share fundraising expertise with HFFA committee.
Sample Tasks: Emails, phone calls, in-person meetings (Orangeville), research, maintenance of action plan, coordinate fundraising efforts.
Dates & Times:
  • Daytime
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
  • Any Dufferin
  • Orangeville and area
  • Shelburne and area
  • Grand Valley and area
Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): No
Commitment Length / Duration: Long Term (more than 1 year)
Training Required:
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expired Sunday, June 30, 2019
Areas of Interest:
  • Boards / Committees / Task Forces
  • Event Planning / Fundraising and special events
  • Marketing / Communications / Public Relations
Skills / Experience: Enthusiasm for and experience in fundraising are key assets.
Community connections in Dufferin and Caledon an asset.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Grant writing experience an asset.
Willingness to solicit contributions and cultivate donor relationships.
Project management and coordination skills an asset.
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