Fundraising Event Committee

(Arthritis Society (The), Central East Region - Peterborough)

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Position ID: V-PET0022 Last Modified: 07 Oct 2015 Last Full Update: 07 Oct 2015
Opportunity Details
ContactKaren Thomson, Manager, Community Development, The Arthritis Society; Phone: 705-742-7191; Email:
DutiesThe Arthritis Society is looking for fun and fabulous people to help organize and implement an event called Taste!, an evening of gastronomic indulgence, courtesy of some of the finest chefs, vintners and brewers of the region. Opportunities include ticket sales, advertising and promotion, prize/auction item procurement and organization, registration, set-up and tear-down. 
Event proceeds will support solution-based programs in our community, and fund world-class research to help create a better future for the nearly two million Ontarians living with arthritis.
BenefitsYou'll have a great time! 
Meet new and interesting people! 
Gain new skills!  
An opportunity to use your existing skills and talents for the greater good!
ClientsGeneral public, adults
Ages19 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Areas of InterestCommittees ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Marketing & Promotions
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Marketing & PR ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) - A minimum of 6 months, longer preferred
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours4 / Week
Dates and TimesDates and times for meetings will be determined to best suit the committee. Most activity between meetings can be done at the volunteer's convenience.
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Close to public transportation. Depending on role, volunteer may be required to transport items or travel for meetings.
Number of PositionsPeterborough (County of): 8 individual(s) 
8 individual(s) needed in total. 
Planning meetings and the event itself will be held in downtown Peterborough
TransportationNear public transit ; Access to a personal vehicle may required for certain duties and tasks.
Police CheckNot Required
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Start DateOn or after 05 Oct 2015
Agency Details
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Organization NameArthritis Society (The), Central East Region - Peterborough
Office Phone705-742-7191
Toll Free PhoneAppointment bookings 1-800-321-1433 ext 1601 
Arthritis Information and Help Line 1-800-321-1433
Address & Map
Cherney Building
159 King St, Suite 203B
Peterborough, ON K9J 2R8
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