Financial Department

Organization Details
Organization Name: Manitoba Genealogical Society Inc.
Address: Unit E - 1045 St. James Street
Winnipeg MB  R3H 1B1
Organizational Description: Manitoba Genealogical Society is a registered charity that promotes genealogical research and the writing of family histories. It assists individuals researching ancestors from all origins and backgrounds.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: As a registered charitable organization we're on the look out for exceptional Volunteers to work with our financial committee. This may include fundraising, grants & applications, processing donations & processing memberships. We also need an e-Store Manager to process orders. We request a one year minimum commitment to any committee understanding that there are no paid jobs. We are entirely Volunteer run.
Skills Required: At Manitoba Genealogical Society our financial processes are many, varied & important. The e-store includes receiving both email & paper orders, verifying payment, communication with purchasers using both MGS webmail & Google-for-non-profit. This may also include the physical sale of hard copy books for MGS. Fundraising will include a knowledge of soliciting donors, licensing processes & event based fundraisers. Grant & applications requires research into the availability of grants for heritage organizations & working with various committees to ascertain the criteria required for each particular granting source. Heritage appreciation is a bonus.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: The financial requirements & processes for a registered charity, communication methods of data sales, working with all ages of volunteers who love family history.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:
It's pretty flexible. Would initially meet a few members to set up scheduled tasks & would change from there.
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
How to Apply: Email:
Closing Date: Apr 24, 2020
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