Event Planning & Fund Development Committee Member

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: The purpose of the Event Planning & Fund Development Committee is to host KIDS Initiative's two annual events, recruit and help coordinate 3rd party events supporting the organization, building on fundraising campaigns, and to develop fund development programs such as; major gifts, tribute, bequests, etc.
Skills Required: Some of the committee responsibilities are:
-Oversee and manage all fundraising efforts
-Develop and structure a plan for growing major gifts/donors and bequest programs
-Develop and structure a plan for in memorium, tribute, birthday, anniversary, and holidays style donations with card recognition
-Develop a 3rd party fundraising platform, to include supporting materials/documents, promotion of fundraiser and management
-Develop a strategy with the Marketing & Communications committee around how to capitalize on the Giving Tuesday Campaign
-Manage and execute on KIDS Initiative's two annual events: Crossing Grains and Pairing Pints
-Build annual revenue and sponsor support
-Expand on event ticket sales and gain support with prize donations
-Develop new ideas to keep events fresh and exciting
-Coordinate regular team meetings (i.e. weekly, biweekly, monthly or as otherwise determined by lead) to manage and gauge progress of all committee members
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, 2021