Membership Coordinator (Board Position)

Organization Details
Organization Name: Friends of Gardens Manitoba Inc
Address: 951 Southwood Avenue
Winnipeg MB  R3T 1J4
Organizational Description: We are a gardening organization that fund raises for gardening projects in Manitoba, we also run events and workshop program evenings. Our 4 goals for this year are to increase yearly profit by $10K to reinvest in community projects, to reduce our non organic waste by 15%, to increase our educational workshop attendance by 15% yearly and to have a fully functional community greenhouse by 2021
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: - Organize membership display at all Friends programs and outside events to provide information on The Friends events and programs.
- As a public relations ambassador they will recruit new members, renew existing memberships and handle general membership questions.
- Assist the program coordinator and event chairs in the development of marketing materials.
- Work with Board to ensure satisfaction and value in membership.
- Continue to update member benefits, such as current discounts at garden related companies and look for new opportunities
- Work with Board Members on new ideas for promotion.
- Follow up non-renewing members to gather information on membership losses.
- Manage the membership database.
Skills Required: - This position requires someone who is Approachable, Organized, Tactful, Innovative and has Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills

The following computer skills are also important for this position.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office
- Proficient with g-mail
- Proficient with google drive
Skills Gained/Related Careers: HR Management
Data base Management
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening
The time commitments for this position are: - Monthly Board Meetings 2hrs (10 per year) - Membership follow up 6 hrs - Membership Database Administration 8 hrs
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:
Phone: 204-406-5006
Closing Date: Aug 31, 2019
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