Fundraising Co-ordinator

(Guelph and District Multicultural Festival)

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Position ID: V-GUE3016 Last Modified: 13 May 2022 Last Full Update: 13 May 2022
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementEngaged culturally diverse & inclusive community.
ContactCinthuja Leon, Guelph & District Multicultural Festival; Email: info@gdmf.ca
DutiesHelp organize a world class, multicultural festival that offers Guelph & surrounding communities an affordable & accessible multi-faceted cultural experience.  
 
 
The Guelph and District Multicultural Festival had its beginnings as a small downtown event in 1978. It has since moved to Riverside Park, attendance has increased from 2,000 to 25,000 people and generates cultural awareness and funding for local community groups, as well as foster economic development in Guelph and beyond.  
 
The Guelph & District Multicultural Festival relies heavily on an enthusiastic group of volunteers. Due to Covid-19, our organization has evolved beyond just a 3-day Festival. We now have several different positions that focus on ensuring our ethnic communities and youth group are engaged. We strongly believe it is through these engagements we can create a culturally diverse and inclusive community.  
 
Volunteer Fundraising Coordinators set up and manage donation drives during the 
Festival. Coordinate before, during, and after the Festival and through social 
media. If you are interested in fundraising, marketing & promotions, social 
media and event coordination, this role is for you. We want to fill this 
volunteer position with an individual who is creative, organized and likes to 
engage with the general public. 
 
GDMF is committed Inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility are all values that we hold dear. We seek to provide an environment that allows all participants to thrive. We encourage applications from people of all races, ethnicities, religions, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Sustainable Development GoalsGood Health and Well-Being ; Quality Education ; Decent Work and Economic Growth ; Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
BenefitsGDMF relies on volunteers to bring all kinds of skills and expertise to our festival. As a volunteer we offer many exciting opportunities for you in a fun creative way. We give hands on experience that allows you to stay active, apply new skills and contribute to your community all while gaining new exposure and outlooks on the diverse community surrounding you.
ClientsResidents of Guelph and surrounding communities.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples
Areas of InterestEvent Coordination & Support ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Marketing & Promotions ; Social Media
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Marketing & PR ; Planning & Organizing ; Public Speaking ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Writing & Editing
Commitment LengthShort Term (Up to 4 months) - until mid June
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group
Dates and TimesDays and times can be negotiated
Number of PositionsGuelph 
 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
Police CheckNot Required
Social MediaFacebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/GuelphDMF
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/guelphdmf/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/GuelphDMF
Start DateOn or after 16 May 2022
Display Until30 Jun 2022
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Organization NameGuelph and District Multicultural Festival
Office Phone519-836-7482
E-Mailinfo@gdmf.ca
Websitegdmf.ca
Address & Map
Trafalgar Building
123 Woolwich St, 2nd Fl
Guelph, ON N1H 3V1
 
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