Fundraising, Grant Writing

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Virtual work: 
Yes
Position description: 

The Canadian Centre for Men and Families is a unique mental health and social service facility serving as a hub of programs for boys, men, fathers and their families. Through services, workshops, research, advocacy, outreach and public education, we further a vision which focuses on three critical areas: 

1. Reduce suicide among men at high-risk through intervention programs that confront the barriers that men face in seeking help. 

2. Empower fathers undergoing separation and divorce through legal clinics and fathering groups that strengthen the father-child relationship, while working to promote positive social attitudes toward fatherhood.

3. Support men who are experiencing domestic abuse and other forms of trauma while working with other agencies to improve services for this population.

Deliverables/Duties: 

We are looking for fundraising volunteers to take on a variety of roles. These positions are suitable for students, recent graduates or seasoned fundraisers.

From events planning to grant writing to donor stewardships and membership, our volunteers have worked hard to raise funds for the first ever Canadian Centre for Men and Families. Help us continue this success and grow our centre, Vancouver's first social service agency providing workshops, support and counselling dedicated to fathers, boys men and their families!

The volunteer will work with the fundraising team to:

  • Actively seek new funders in the foundation, corporate and government sectors;
  • Performing research to determine potential grants and funding sources available both locally and nationally, compiling the necessary information, and preparing and submitting grant proposals and applications according to the funder’s criteria and timelines. 
  • Coordinate reporting on grants and donations to funders
  • Create and maintain an up to date fundraising calendar that tracks proposal deadlines, reporting deadlines and other information relevant to institutional funders;
  • Assist with the development and stewardship of strategic corporate and foundation partners;
  • Establish and maintain relationships with the corporate and foundation sector as appropriate;
  • Develop and implement strategies to grow in-house and third party fundraising events
  • Provide input to the development of the marketing plan for events
  • Develop timelines and checklists for events
  • Maintain and develop relationships with event partners

 

Volunteer skills: 
Role is suitable for: 
Student
Adult
Senior
How to apply: 
Please email your resume and cover letter to Justin Trottier, Executive Director. Use subject line "CCMF Vancouver Volunteer Application"
Contact person: 
Justin Trottier
Other Volunteer Opportunities: 

The Canadian Centre for Men and Families is a unique mental health and social service facility serving as a hub of programs for boys, men, fathers and their families. Through services, workshops, research, advocacy, outreach and public education, we further a vision which focuses on three critical areas: 

1. Reduce suicide among men at high-risk through intervention programs that confront the barriers that men face in seeking help. 

Volunteer skills: 
Event Day Support, Assistant, Usher, Security
Event Planning, Coordination, Committee

The Canadian Centre for Men and Families is a unique mental health and social service facility serving as a hub of programs for boys, men, fathers and their families. Through services, workshops, research, advocacy, outreach and public education, we further a vision which focuses on three critical areas: 

1. Reduce suicide among men at high-risk through intervention programs that confront the barriers that men face in seeking help. 

Volunteer skills: 
Social Media
Education

The Canadian Centre for Men and Families is a unique mental health and social service facility serving as a hub of programs for boys, men, fathers and their families. Through services, workshops, research, advocacy, outreach and public education, we further a vision which focuses on three critical areas: 

1. Reduce suicide among men at high-risk through intervention programs that confront the barriers that men face in seeking help. 

Volunteer skills: 
Administration
Project Management
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Capacity Building
Family & Children
Health, Social Services
Mission:
The Canadian Centre for Men and Families is the first facility of its kind. We’re an open, inclusive and safe space serving as a hub for services, workshops, research, advocacy, outreach and public education all focused on the health and wellbeing of boys, men, fathers and families. Our vision focuses on three critical areas: 1. Reduce suicide among men at high-risk through intervention programs that confront the barriers that men face in seeking help. 2. Empower fathers undergoing separation and digorce through legal clinics and fathering groups that strengthen the father-child relationship, while working to promote positive social attitudes toward fatherhood 3. Support men who are experiencing domestic abuse and other forms of trauma while working with other agencies to improve services for this population.
Position type:
Skilled Role:
Yes
Number of volunteers required:
2
Position start/end date:
12 Mar 2020
Time Committment:
4 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Evening, Weekdays, Weekend, Virtual
Work location:
Canadian Centre for Men and Families
Vancouver, BC
Last Updated: March 30, 2020
Posting will Automatically Expire: March 31, 2022