Event Committee Volunteer

(BGC Durham)

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Position ID: V-OSH0676
Last Modified: 24 Apr 2024
Last Full Update: 24 Apr 2024

Opportunity Details: Event Committee Volunteer

Contact Tracy Farr-Sullivan, Coordinator, Volunteer Services, BGC Durham(formerly Boys and Girls Club of Durham); Email: tfarrsullivan@bgcdurham.com

Plan and produce specific events held throughout the Region of Durham.

A one (1) year commitment is asked for as a minimum

Current Event Committee opportunities include:  Golf Tournaments, Galas, Awards Ceremonies, Seasonal events, and other special events

Specific Job Duties:

  • Attend Committee meetings and actively participate.
  • Have experience with event planning
  • Accept assignments and tasks that ensure the committee's objectives are met.
  • Gather/share information about potential donors, guests, and sponsors, and build the list through personal and professional networks.
  • Assess current attendee and sponsor lists and identify gaps in various networks.
  • Create an ongoing list of attendee and sponsor prospects that fit the previously identified gaps.
  • Support the organization to achieve the fundraising goals by securing corporate sponsorships and in-kind donations for the silent/live auction.
  • Invites individuals and prospects to attend.
  • Attend events and help by welcoming and networking with guests.
  • Additional duties may be requested by the Committee Chair.

You are expected to stay informed, ask questions, and participate in discussion, decision-making, and implementation of committee activities.

Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Individuals
Areas of Interest Event Coordination & Support ; Registration
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment Length Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term
Interaction Level Solitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group
Dates and Times Committee Meetings: Committees meet as needed for a period of 3-6 months 
(depending on the event) in advance of event dates. Meetings should last 60-90 minutes. 
Additional Time Commitments: The additional time commitments for this position are spent 
carrying out the tasks and responsibilities of the committee and working on the event itself, including the set-up and clean-up needs of the event.
Accessibility Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features
Number of Positions Durham Region 
4 individual(s) needed in total.
Police Check Required

Agency Details: BGC Durham

Office Phone 905-728-5121
Fax 905-728-5126
E-Mail info@bgcdurham.com
Website www.bgcdurham.com
Address & Map
433 Eulalie Ave
Oshawa, ON
Canada L1H 2C6
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Mailing Address 433 Eulalie Ave 
Oshawa, ON 
Canada L1H 2C6

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