Volunteer Project Cordinator

Organization Details
Organization Name: The Grace & Nelly Project
Address: 790 Spruce St
Website: http://www.graceandnelly.org
Organizational Description: The Grace & Nelly Project Inc. ("G&N") is a non-profit organization dedicated to the empowerment of women and children through the implementation of sustainable initiatives at a grassroots level. Founded in 2016, G&N has led initiatives in Mukombami, Zimbabwe focused on menstrual rights and the financial independence of women.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: This is a newly created volunteer position with the organization. The person selected will also take part in defining their tasks and responsibilities. Duties will include assisting the Board of Directors with the planning of activities and fundraisers in Winnipeg. Previous fundraisers include Cocktails for a Cause (held every December), Brunch with Benefits and AfriFest (an Africa Day Festival held in May). Activities include but are not limited to panel discussions on menstrual health and menstrual rights.

G&N just launched a social enterprise (see https://shop.graceandnelly.org/) and the Volunteer Project Coordinator will have the opportunity to work on helping to grow the social enterprise.
Skills Required: G&N is looking for someone who is passionate about women's rights and menstrual rights in particular. Someone who is resourceful and works well under pressure. Extensive knowledge of social media is a must. Experience in marketing is preferred.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: This is the perfect opportunity for someone trying to learn new skills. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to learn a wide variety of skills, including:

- Communications and public speaking and community outreach
- Event planning and organizing
- Networking
- Community outreach
Age: 18-30
Time Commitment: Evening, Weekend
An average of 4-5 hours per week.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
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
Bus tickets
How to Apply: Email: rchimutsa@graceandnelly.org
Closing Date: Jun 23, 2021
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