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Position: Volunteer Fundraiser
Organization: Transition Guelph
Location: Guelph, Ontario

Transition Guelph is a group of citizens coming together as volunteers to promote processes and projects for strengthening community resilience and economic vitality. We’re currently looking for a volunteer fundraiser to support us in developing our 2018 Resilience Festival.

Duties and Responsibilities

The volunteer fundraiser will assist with our crowdfunding campaign:

Assist in developing a crowdfunding strategy; setting fundraising goals, creating a pitch, deciding on the best platform, launching the campaign

Liaise with current and potential supporters over social media; answer questions, keep supporters informed, encourage supporters to share and thank donors

Assist with donor stewardship and recognition activities

Knowledge of environmental issues, community resilience a bonus


  • Fundraising experience, specifically crowdfunding experience
  • Social media experience
  • Excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills
  • Outgoing and personable, with the ability to build new partnerships
  • Works well independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work to deadlines and excellent time management skills


Position requires a commitment of 8-10 hours per week in the weeks leading up to the Festival.


This position provides hands-on experience for individuals interested in fundraising and event planning, particularly in the non-profit, environmental or community development sectors. The position would especially suit someone with a passion for environmental issues, sustainability, community and resilience. Volunteers have the opportunity to connect with others who care about sustainability while helping Transition Guelph reach its goal of promoting a healthier, more resilient community.

All interested parties can apply by emailing and include any relevant experience.

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GoodWork ID: 43615       Date posted to Jan 15 2018