Fundraising/Event Volunteers

Organization Details
Organization Name: Pembina Valley Humane Society
Address: 462 Jefferson Street
Morden MB  R6M 0C3
Website: http://pvhsociety.ca
Organizational Description: The mission of the Pembina Valley Humane Society is to support humane and sustainable communities for all animals through education, advocacy, respect & responsibility. PVHS is a volunteer run, non-profit organization, serving all towns in south western Manitoba.

Our purpose is to help abandoned animals by providing care for them during their stay at our shelter, finding suitable adoption placements and controlling pet overpopulation by ensuring all of our animals are spayed or neutered.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: The Pembina Valley Humane Society plans 5 annual fundraising events each year to help cover vet costs and other expenses at PVHS. We have two different options available to assist with fundraising!

We are in need of volunteers to help with these events throughout the year by:
- Contacting businesses for prizes, helping with decorations, setting up registration, picking up prizes, planning the event day and distributing posters

Or volunteers can chair a single event each year. This would be mean that you organize and plan the event with another volunteer and with the support of our Fundraising Chair. Commitment would only be for 4 months from initial planning stage to execution of the event.

This would ideal for people who are not able to commit to year round volunteering or have an interest in planning a certain event. We would provide volunteers with a planning schedule and assistance from our board chairs.
Skills Required: Strong Organizational Skills
Strong Communications Skills
Strong Teamwork skills
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
Our Event and approximate planning schedule is as follows: Golf Tournament: 2 people - Planning (Mar-Jul) Walkathon: 2 people - Planning (Feb-June) Comedy Night: 1 additional person - Planning (May-Sept)
Location of volunteer opportunity: Central
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: fundraising@pvhsociety.ca
Closing Date: Dec 31, 2019
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