Event Committee Member: Raise A Glass Wine & Beer Tasting Evening

Organization Details
Organization Name: Cystic Fibrosis Canada
Address: 305-175 Hargrave
Winnipeg MB  R3C 3R8
Website: http://www.cysticfibrosis.ca
Organizational Description: OUR VISION A world without cystic fibrosis. OUR MISSION To end cystic fibrosis (CF). We will help all people living with CF by funding targeted world-class research, supporting and advocating for high-quality individualized CF care and raising and allocating funds for these purposes. VALUES As one team with ONE CFocus, Cystic Fibrosis Canada remains committed to four core values: Excellence starts with the belief that striving for the ultimate solution or goal is the only path worth following. By challenging the status quo, we are dedicated to achieving or surpassing all of our goals in support of creating a better future for Canadians with CF. Accountability means we are committed to financial stewardship with, and for, all stakeholders of Cystic Fibrosis Canada by providing proper governance in relation to our policies and charters. Our organization is well managed, a great place to work, volunteer, or invest in and we always deliver results to the Canadians with CF we are trying to help. Teamwork gives an integrated and united front that speaks as one voice with common goals. We value and are committed to building strong relationships with all of our partners, including volunteers, corporate partners, employees, donors, researchers and clinicians. We strive to help Canadians with CF gain the quality of life they deserve through information, education and the development and delivery of resources. Caring allows us to provide an encouraging and supportive environment that will inspire the best possible care, treatment and research for Canadians. - See more at: http://www.cysticfibrosis.ca/about-us/our-mission-and-vision#sthash.Nw7ThnbU.dpuf
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: As a committee member for this event, the 4th annual Raise A Glass Wine & Beer Tasting Evening in support of Cystic Fibrosis Canada, you will work with the event co-chairs and other committee members to help in one or some of the following areas: organize, promote/market the event, secure prizing and sponsorship, manage volunteers, seek suppliers, sell tickets and manage event day activities. Meetings are held once a month in person or by phone until the event day (tent. scheduled for Friday, April 24 at Fort Gibralter).
Skills Required: An outgoing, creative and personality with interest in social events and the food & beverage culture, as well as a willingness to approach and talk to clients, vendors and the public. Because of the strong communications component, English (well spoken) and written is preferred. Ability to work independently and complete a 'to do' list, as well as contribute collaboratively as a team member. Any special skills relating to the individual roles outlined above would be great (ie: social media expertise would help greatly in marketing the event).
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Fundraising (seeking prize donors, event sponsorship); working collaboratively with a committee; meeting new people, event management, budgeting, event logistics, marketing, PR, as well as learning about the charitable sector and specifically the cystic fibrosis and Cystic Fibrosis Canada.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening
A couple hours a week/or 3-4 hours spread over a month. More hours (likely weekly meetings the last month, and several hours the final week of event.
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: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Email: dhuck@cysticfibrosis.ca
Closing Date: Jul 28, 2019
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