Donor Stewardship Volunteer

(Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line)

Position ID: V-CWD0190
Last Modified: 04 Dec 2023
Last Full Update: 14 Aug 2023

Opportunity Details: Donor Stewardship Volunteer

Contact Adrienne Thorp, Volunteer Coordinator, Georgian Triangle Humane Society (GTHS); Phone: 705-445-5204 ext 230; Email:

Donor Stewardship Volunteers report to the Fundraising Administrator and foster positive relationships with donors by thanking them (by telephone, email, letter or greeting card) for their in-kind support of GTHS programs and services. These volunteers are invited to collaborate on ideas that will enhance the relationship donors have with the GTHS, to inspire giving.

This is a hybrid volunteer position. Depending on tasks undertaken, volunteers will be home-based and utilize their own computer or tablet, telephone and internet (with occasional onsite activities), or may assist with written communications before, during or after a scheduled shift at the Animal Centre (time and space permitting) and continue any remaining tasks at home.

  • Acquiring a solid knowledge of the GTHS
  • Independent conversations with donor contacts via email* and / or telephone*
  • ‘Thank you’ card writing*
  • Occasional assistance with mailings, for example:
    • Placing correspondence in envelopes
    • Adding address labels to envelopes
    • Adding stamps to envelopes
  • Collaborating with the Fundraising Administrator on ideas to improve communications with donors
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Benefits Support a cause and connect with like-minded people
Clients Donors
Ages 16 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Areas of Interest Clerical / Typing / Filing ; Marketing & Promotions ; Office Administration ; Program Coordination / Support ; Telephone Communication ; Volunteer from Home / Virtual
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Listening Skills ; Marketing & PR - Useful ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Writing & Editing ; • 16 years of age minimum 
• A commitment to animal welfare 
• Self-motivated and demonstrates attention to detail 
• Able to work independently 
• Legible and attractive cursive handwriting** 
• Access to internet and phone** 
• Own computer / tablet** 
* Thank you scripts and information will be provided to assist with conversations, email and card writing 
** Based on activities undertaken
Commitment Length Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) - A minimum commitment period of 6 months is required for all volunteer positions at the GTHS unless otherwise stated ; Approximately 1-3 hours per week
Interaction Level Solitary ; One-on-one ; Virtual Volunteering
Minimum Hours 2 / Week
Accessibility Partially Accessible ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Our current location has poor accessibility, but this is primarily a virtual role and meetings can be held via Zoom / Teams if on-site meeting attendance is problematic
Location Volunteer from home and/or assist at 549 Tenth Line, Collingwood ON L9Y 3A8
Number of Positions Collingwood: 2 individual(s) 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation - Virtual ; Training is provided - see note ; Completion of onboarding documentation will be required by the successful candidate(s). Structured training isn't required, but guidance and support on undertaking the role will be provided
Transportation Transportation will be required if coming to the Animal Centre for supplies or to undertake volunteer activities onsite
Police Check Not Required
Additional Requirements This vacancy is available at time of posting - please check out our website for the most up to date vacancy information and kindly submit a volunteer application form to apply. All volunteer opportunities, FAQs, foster and volunteer application forms can be found on our website:
Start Date On or after 08 Nov 2023

Agency Details: Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line

Office Phone 705-445-5204
Address & Map
549 10th Line
Collingwood, ON
Canada L9Y 0W1
Mailing Address 549 10th Line 
Canada L9Y 0W1