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Position # 4775
OrganizationGuelph Community Foundation (The)
Position Committee or Working Group Volunteer
Impact Statement Are you an enthusiastic changemaker looking to give back and to support the charities in your community? Do you know a community-minded individual who enjoys collaborative work and would be interested in joining a local volunteer group? If so, we’d love to hear from you!

The Guelph Community Foundation (GCF) is an independent, volunteer-driven charitable foundation whose purpose is to provide leadership in promoting community philanthropy and to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Guelph and the surrounding area. Since 1999, GCF offers a unique way for caring people to support their charitable interests through donor engagement and effective granting. We are excited to invite individuals who enjoy making a difference and being part of a team to join us - we guarantee there will never be a dull moment!
Description The Guelph Community Foundation is looking for volunteers to join one of our committees and three of our dynamic working groups:

Investment Committee:
Responsible for monitoring and electing the advisor managing the foundation’s investments. The committee meets quarterly to monitor the advisor, ensuring they are adhering to the policy and guidelines set out by the committee. This committee reports to the Board of Directors.

Stewardship Working Group:
Connects with fundholders and donors at the Foundation to make sure these supporters are kept up to date with Foundation news, community impact and other important information. This working group meets quarterly and members of this group interact with 5 – 10 individuals per year.

Marketing and Communications Working Group:
Identifies effective communications to improve the public awareness of GCF, provides marketing assistance, and develops an annual marketing plan. This committee supports many of the Foundation’s other working groups including the Fundraising / Special Events Working Group. Meetings usually take place every 6 weeks for 1 hour.

Fundraising / Special Events Working Group:
This newer working group at GCF has the ambitious goal of hosting a major event in 2022, ramping up to 3 in 2023. The fundraising events will be creative and diverse. These events will support the Foundation, identify future development opportunities, and seek to engage the entire community. Meetings for this group are monthly.
Training Details Email volunteer@guelphcf.ca with any questions, we'd love to hear from you!
Working Conditions GFC is an equal opportunity organization committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment. We welcome individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences. Please email volunteering@guelphcf.ca for specific requests or needs. Group members are expected to attend scheduled meetings which are currently held through Zoom. Participation is voluntary and with no remuneration for service.
Minimum Duration More than 1 year
Timing Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening
Time Detail Depends on the group
Age 18+
Ideal for An Individual, Newcomers, Older Adults/Seniors
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Boards/Committees, Leadership/Management, Accounting/Finance
Skill(s) Written Communication, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Event Management, Financial Planning, Stewardship
How to Apply
Website http://www.guelphcf.ca
Application Link:
Application File:
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Christina DiPaola
Phone 519.821.9216
Address Guelph,

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