Fund Development Committee member

Organization Details
Organization Name: Bookmates Inc.
Address: 623 Erin St.
Winnipeg MB  R3G 2W1
Website: http://www.bookmates.ca
Organizational Description: Bookmates is a Manitoba based non-profit charitable organization established in 1984. We promote and support family literacy and inter-generational learning through a variety of activities: we develop family literacy and learning programs; we train people to facilitate programs for families in their communities; we deliver programs for parents and children in partnership with community organizations and we promote awareness of the importance of literacy and learning in the early years.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Our Fund Development Committee helps generate much needed funds to support Bookmates' work promoting family literacy and instilling a love of learning in young children. We meet monthly (except in the summer) to work on identifying, planning and implementing fundraising initiatives including connecting with new community partners and sponsors and planning and selling tickets to events.
Skills Required: If you are creative, energetic and have experience (or would like to learn more) in communications, marketing and/or fundraising we would love to hear from you!
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Gain new skills in working with a non-profit organization, networking, fundraising and event planning.
You will also make connections and expand your network while contributing to enhancing the learning and literacy skills of the next generation.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening
Additional volunteer hours are required outside of the monthly committee meetings to attend and support our events.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: bookmates@mts.net
Phone: 204-582-1804
Closing Date: Apr 30, 2019
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