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Volunteer Fundraising Assistant- Volunteer Position

    York, ON
  • WHEN
    Aug 27, 2018 - Feb 25, 2019


The Volunteer Fundraising Assistant is responsible for assisting Horizons for Youth’s Development Associate with tasks related to fund development, donor stewardship and communications.

Key Responsibilities:

  •  Research prospective funders and assist in drafting and editing grant proposals
  •  Assist with managing and drafting social media material and website content
  •  Assist with preparing communications materials for distribution
  •  Support the Development Associate with donor stewardship and recognition
  •  Assist with general office administration when needed

Qualifications & Requirements:

  •  Ability to work independently and with a team
  •  Strong interpersonal, communication, problem solving and organizational skills
  •  Ability to manage multiple tasks, set priorities, establish timelines and meet deadlines
  •  Strong writing skills
  •  Proficient in Social Media – Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  •  Software proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point
  •  Graphic design experience an asset
  •  Experience working with marginalized populations an asset
  •  Must complete and be clear of a Vulnerable Sector Screening
  •  Must be 18 or older

Hours: One weekday morning or afternoon each week for 3 hours

Start Date: Week of Monday August 27th

Commitment: We kindly ask for a minimum 6 month commitment

Who You'll be Assisting

Horizons for Youth

To shelter, prepare and guide homeless and at-risk youth to achieve wellness and become contributing community members.