Volunteer Fundraising

Coordinator Position

This is an on-going volunteer opportunity. The candidate will report directly to the Fundraising Committee and Co-ordinator as assigned by the committee. Will also provide support throughout all fundraising processes.

This is a great opportunity for Event Planning or Marketing majors to get hands-on experience in fundraising and event planning.


  1. Work in collaboration with the fundraising committee to coordinate a variety of fundraising activities
  2. Plan, develop, and execute fundraising campaigns and annual fundraising events
  3. Identify, research, and cultivate sponsorship prospects
  4. Establish and maintain relationships with major donor prospects
  5. Clearly and enthusiastically communicate the mission of MFRC to generate interest
  6. Assist the agency to achieve ambitious goals by building relationships with the public/sponsors
  7. Research new fundraising trends
  8. Develop and maintain fundraising support toolkits and materials
  9. Develop and maintain fundraising materials such as posters, one-pagers, letter templates, etc.
  10. Develop online resources
  11. Perform the administrative functions associated with fundraising initiatives
  12. Attend committee meetings


    1. Enrolment in/or completion of Marketing, Public or Community Relations, Event Planning program and experience in special events planning in the not-for-profit sector
    2. Knowledgeable in the skills required to develop a fundraising plan and implement it
    3. Experience working with staff, volunteers and donors in planning major events
    4. Excellent written and oral communication skills
    5. Strong organizational and prioritizing skills with attention to details
    6. Customer service orientation with an enthusiastic personality to initiate and engage potential donors or sponsors
    7. Proficiency in Microsoft word, Excel, Power Point and social media savvy
    8. Criminal reference check is required or police clearance letter is required

For more information, contact:

Volunteer Coordinator
Email: volunteer@mfrc.org
Phone: 416-284-4184 ext. 205