Fund Development Officer ( Board Member)

Organization Details
Organization Name: Bishop Grandin Greenway
Address: c/oYouville 6-845 Dakota Street
Winnipeg MB
Website: http://www.bishopgrandingreenway.com
Organizational Description: Located in south St.Vital, Bishop Grandin Greenway(BGG) is 5 km of greenspace that runs parallel to Bishop Grandin Boulevard between the Red and Seine River. Formed in 2000,BGG Inc is a not-for-profit registered charity consisting of community-minded volunteers who are committed to creating, enhancing, and conserving an accessible network of nature areas and public pathways along the Greenway. Our motto is " By the Community for the Community"
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Work with Board of Directors to create and implement a fund development plan. Explore and develop relationships with potential donors (Individual, corporate). Identify grant and donor opportunites; write/submit grant proposals.
Skills Required: Community minded
Experienced in fund raising and grant writing
excellent communication skills (oral and written)
approachable, outgoing and comfortable engaging with the public
Understand and agree with BGG's Vision, Mission and Values.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: community development; program planning; experience working with volunteers, fund raising
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening
meetings are once/month September -June in the evening. Volunteer events usually are on a weekend, occasional evening.
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: Email: bishopgrandingreenway@gmail.com
Online: www.bishopgrandingreenway.com
Closing Date: Jan 23, 2020
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