Winnipeg Defeat Depression Sponsorship Coordinator

Organization Details
Organization Name: Mood Disorders Society of Canada
Address: 110 North Front St. Unit A3 Suite 325
Belleville, ON ON  K8P 0A6
Website: http://mdsc.ca
Organizational Description: Mood Disorders Society of Canada is a non-profit organization that was founded in 2001. Our goal is to bring together consumers of mental health services and give them a cohesive voice at the national level to improve access to treatment, inform research, and shape programming and legislative policy. Mood Disorders has several national campaigns, including the Defeat Depression fundraising campaign and the Elephant in the Room Anti-Stigma campaign. We also provide educational training, including peer support training for members of the LGBTQ2S community and an education program for health care workers on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Local Sponsorship Coordinator - you will recruit build local connections, new sponsors, and strengthen relationships with existing sponsors to offset some event expenses and contribute to the local fundraising revenue. Working with your committee and Defeat Depression Staff, you are responsible for acquiring local cash, and in-kind sponsorships, ensure that sponsor obligations are fulfilled, and each sponsor feels the true value of a partnership with the Defeat Depression Campaign.
Skills Required: The ideal committee member has:
- Familiarity with the Winnipeg business community
- Marketing/Fundraising Skills
- Strong organizational and time management skills
- The ability to work independently and as a member of a team
- Exceptional communication skills
- Access to a computer with Internet, and willingness to use new software programs
- Passion for Mental Health
Skills Gained/Related Careers: You will gain skills and experience:
- Contributing to the organization's mission of creating a world where Canadians with depression and other mental illnesses feel free to seek treatment without stigma
- Working collaboratively with like-minded volunteers in the community
- Building relationships in your community
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
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: Certificate of recognition
Supervision
How to Apply: Email: winnipeg@defeatdepression.ca
Online: mdsc.ca/volunteer-app/
Closing Date: Dec 31, 2019
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