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Position # 2889
OrganizationCancer DriveLine Society
Position Media and Marketing/Fund-Raiser and Board member
Location 550-2950 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement The volunteer will gain valuable experience in collaborating on our volunteer society's board, writing press releases, making applications to philanthropic organizations clearly expressing needs and value of our Society to the community, will gain experience networking with others, learn to be proactive in reaching out to advocate for financial support. Through these experiences, the volunteer can expect to gain confidence in presenting ideas, satisfaction in contributing to the welfare of people with cancer by helping maintain this service.
Description This right volunteer will be a good communicator,write press releases occasionally, liaise with funding organizations to apply for available funds. This may involve using networks of organizations and contacts, proposing fundraising events in collaboration with the Board. Examples of past letters and applications are in our files as examples. Ideally grant writing skills can also be useful. He/she will be on the Board which typically meets quarterly with each member with a portfolio will submit a report for the quarter. We work together and show up to support fund raising events and volunteer recruitment fairs.
Training Details There is no specific training provided by we do keep examples of precious letters, work product by our previous marketing and media person. Volunteer Victoria may have some help in this area. It is best for the volunteer to have some experience in the area.
Working Conditions Most work will be done from home with use of your own computer and phone; Our office is small and is in use by dispatchers Mon-Fridays 8:30-4:30. It is possible if required to work in the office outside of these hours, or on weekends, if needed.
Minimum Duration More than 1 year
Timing Anytime
Time Detail Flexible-done on own time with coordination around any fundraising events. Participation in quarterly Board meetings.
Age 21+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Accessibility Wheelchair accessible entrance, Designated accessible parking space
Area(s) of Interest Boards/Committees, Communication/Public Relations, Events/Fundraising
Skill(s) Public and Media Relations, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Fund Development, Creative Thinking, Self-Motivation
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website http://www.cancerdriveline.ca
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Vicky Bates
Phone 7782650906
Address 550-2950 Douglas Street Victoria, V8T 4N4

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