Acquisition Committee Member

Organization Details
Organization Name: Variety, the Children's Charity
Address: 440a Don Ave
Winnipeg MB  R3L 0S4
Organizational Description: Variety, the Children's Charity of Manitoba steps in where government, healthcare and other funding ends to provide life-saving, life-changing and life-enriching equipment, supplies and services to children in Manitoba living with special needs and experiencing economic disadvantage.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Variety, the Children's Charity of Manitoba is looking for volunteers who would like to join our new Acquisition Committee.

Variety's Acquisition Committee is responsible for contacting partners, donors and prospects via email or sometimes by phone (you can decide) to request prize donations for Variety's auctions and other ongoing campaigns.

Tasks include:
- Sending out via Variety's internal email, letters to organizations to ask for donations
- Keeping track of prospects and donors into a shared spreadsheet
- Emailing and responding to donors in regards to their donations
- Tracking your own volunteered hours
- Working with Variety's Volunteer Coordinator to meet deadlines
Skills Required: - Must have high attention for detail
- Must have excellent knowledge of the English language
- Highly self-motivated and self-directed individual as this position requires you to work from home when you have time
- Must be able to maintain confidentiality and be able to handle sensitive information
- Must be able to represent Variety in a professional manner
- Good computer skills including Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Outlook,)
- Superior English written and verbal communication skills
- Must be able to meet deadlines
Skills Gained/Related Careers: - Grow computer skills
- Grow skills using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
- Grow your professional verbal and written skills
- Gain skills working in the non-profit sector
Age: 17 and under, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
Start Date: Immediately - Ongoing Hours per week: 1-3 hours
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: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Speaks French
Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Email:
Closing Date: Nov 30, 2021
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