Fund Campaign Leader

Opportunity ID: 2905

Organization Details
Organization Name: Local Investment Toward Employment (LITE) Inc.
Address: 203-765 Main Street
Winnipeg, MB R2W 3N5
Website: http://lite.mb.ca/
Organizational Description: LITE's mission is to promote Community Economic Development (CED) by supporting inner city programs in Winnipeg that provide jobs and training opportunities to the chronically underemployed. We do this by providing grants to partner organizations running these specific programs and by making strategic purchases to support the inner-city economy and employment. LITE directs donations to support jobs, and more importantly, to help people who want to overcome the challenges they face. Our name says it all: We invest locally toward employment.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: As a donor-centric organization, LITE is looking for champions to lead fundraising in their workplace or in their community. As a leader, you organize and distribute fund campaign materials and, if appropriate, plan a small activity to engage your friends and/or coworkers to encourage donations to LITE.

With a campaign package and materials, you help facilitate prospective donors to an online donation page or distribute/collect forms and gifts.

Optional: You document your efforts via social media and encourage others in your social media to give someone a "hand up" into employment and a better future.

Training and campaign material is provided. Staff can also provide support with onsite presentations and social media support.
Skills Required: -Interest in being a champion for a charitable cause
-Good interpersonal skills
-Trustworthy and understands importance of confidential materials
-Interest in organizing or planning small gatherings
Skills Gained/Related Careers: -Practice your (IRL) social networking skills!
-Feel good about promoting philanthropy and caring in your community
Age: 17 and under, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:
Variable hours (10-20 hours depending on size of group you hope to work with), mainly in December
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: Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: info@lite.mb.ca
Closing Date: Dec 30, 2018
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