Fundraising Committee Member

(Guelph Tool Library)

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Position ID: V-GUE3370 Last Modified: 22 Mar 2022 Last Full Update: 22 Mar 2022
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementA world where communities find joy in sharing
ContactSarah Dermer, Volunteer Coordinator, Guelph Tool Library; Phone: (519) 836-7909; Email:
DutiesHelp the Guelph Tool Library with Grant Writing and Fundraising Activities. We meet once a month and work collaboratively online. 
Projects that we are currently working on and planning: 
Free to Read - now until April 23, 2022. We are collecting comic books for a project that supports literacy programs in local provincial jails. 
Re:Purpose Fest - Saturday May 28, 2022. This free community recycling event and barbeque is taking place at the Habitat for Humanity Restore. Attendees at Re:Purpose Fest will be able to recycle many items that normally end up in the landfill or learn about unique ways to repurpose items.  
Guelph Largest Clothing Swap - Sunday October 23 at the Old Quebec Street Shoppes. This event is part of the City of Guelph's Waste Reduction Week.
Sustainable Development GoalsNo Poverty ; Zero Hunger ; Affordable and Clean Energy ; Decent Work and Economic Growth ; Sustainable Cities and Communities ; Climate Action
BenefitsHelp guide the Guelph Tool Library as it grows to service more people in Guelph. The Guelph Tool Library is a newly formed organization that incorporated in August of 2019. Operating since 2016 it has over 500 members with an inventory of 1000+ tools. Since opening we have completed almost 12000 loans and diverted over 5000 kg of waste from landfill through our programming.  
The Guelph Tool Library has plans to grow and expand on the work it is currently doing around promoting a zero waste lifestyle, poverty reduction, and fighting climate change.
ClientsGuelph Tool Library members, anyone through our Repair Cafes and public events, partners.
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestCommittees ; Community Outreach ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Marketing & Promotions
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Leadership ; Marketing & PR ; Planning & Organizing ; Public Speaking ; Team Work
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Virtual Volunteering
SeasonsYear Round
Number of PositionsGuelph 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
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Organization NameGuelph Tool Library
Office Phone519-836-7909
Address & Map
Old Quebec Street Shoppes
55 Wyndham St N, Unit 18A
Guelph, ON N1H 7T8
Mailing Address42 Carden St 
Guelph, On N1H 3A2