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VOLUNTEER POSITION

Position: Fundraising Committee Member
Organization: Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation
Location: Goderich, Ontario

The mission of the Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation (LHCCC) is to provide leadership and expertise, in collaboration with partners, to achieve a healthy Lake Huron coastal ecosystem. The Coastal Centre is an organization dedicated to the conservation of Lake Huron's natural shoreline environment by protecting, restoring and improving the natural resources and environment of Lake Huron.

Description:

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Fundraising Committee Member will assist with fundraising, donor relations, and event planning. This committee will directly contribute to the LHCCC’s ability to protect Lake Huron by increasing organizational resources and supporting conservation programs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the planning and management of fundraising events.
  • Work with the Executive Director and Fundraising Committee to solicit major donors.
  • Collaborate to build strong fundraising strategies and plans for the organization.
  • Review current marketing, communication and awareness initiatives and assist with the success of these initiatives.
  • Occasionally assist with grant-writing and reviewing grant applications.
  • Assist with general fundraising activities as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Fundraising and/or event planning experience.
  • Experience with marketing and/or communications.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with potential funders and donors.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent time management skills.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Excellent computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office. Experience with social media and design software an asset.
  • Knowledge of Great Lakes coastal ecosystems an asset.

Time Commitment:

This position requires a minimum 1 year commitment, for approximately 5-10 hour per month. The Fundraising Committee will meet once per month in Goderich for approximately 2-3 hours. Additional supplementary meetings may also be required occasionally.

To Apply:

Please send an email detailing your interest in the position and your experience to: Erinn Lawrie, Executive Director, erinn.lawrie@lakehuron.ca

 

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GoodWork ID: 44259       Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Feb 21 2018