FUND DEVELOPMENT & DONOR STEWARDSHIP COMMITTEE

Organization Details
Organization Name: KIDS Initiative
Address: Winnipeg MB
Website: http://www.kidsinitiative.ca
Organizational Description: MISSION
To work with developing communities by facilitating sustainable solutions to enrich the lives of children.

VISION
A world where everyone lives more and suffers less.

PURPOSE
To better the lives of children by helping to alleviate poverty, facilitating sustainable food and water solutions, advancing education, and improving health.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: FUND DEVELOPMENT & DONOR STEWARDSHIP BOARD COMMITTEE
Responsible for the development and implementation of strategic plans to raise funds for KIDS in cost effective and time-efficient ways. Duties include overseeing and managing fundraising efforts, building
strong and successful relationships, maintaining communications with donors and patrons and
collaborating with team to effectively execute fundraising events.
Skills Required: Responsibilities:
Develop new fundraising programs and maintain
Identify prospective individual and corporate donors and develop strategies to cultivate those
relationships
Maintain ongoing communications with private and corporate donors
Ensure timely and accurate report deliveries to funders
Collaborate with event planning committee on the management and planning of fundraising
events
Develop print marketing collateral related to fundraising in collaboration with our marketing and
communications committee
Maintain, manage, and steward all of our donors appropriately abiding by the donor stewardship
guidelines and with the support of our general administration volunteer(s)
Plan and oversee the logistics of the Fund Development & Donor Stewardship committee
operations
Provide reports to the President 1 week prior to each board meeting
Present committee decisions/recommendations to the board
Assign work to committee members
Ensure committee members have the information needed to do their jobs
Set the agenda for and run committee meetings
Qualifications or Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Communications or related field
8+ years' fundraising experience
Foundation relationship and grant writing experience
Familiarity with Razor's Edge
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
Excellent written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: 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: A letter of reference
How to Apply: Online: www.kidsinitiative.ca/volunteer
Closing Date: Jan 1, 2020