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Heart & Stroke Foundation

Position / Placement: Hearts Desire Gala Committee Chair

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Positions Description & Tasks:

• Participate actively and lead all committee meetings (once or twice a month) 
• Keep fellow committee members informed of progress and issues that arise . Check in with committee members regularly to see how they are progressing
• Work together as a team to problem solve and support the collective effort 
• Ensure all responsibilities and expectations of each committee member are understood and completed 
• Support all aspects of the event, including promoting the event to help increase ticket sales
• Along with the rest of the committee, approach key contracts and new businesses about sponsoring the event
• Along with the committee, brainstorm ways to achieve maximum fundraising potential for the event

Qualification and/or Skills Required:

• Must be available all day on event day: TBA - April 2018
• 4-10 hours per month beginning January 2017
• A passion to help the Heart and Stroke Foundation and achieve fundraising excellence that can be invested into our mission
• Proven leadership, communication and organizational skills 
• Ability to motivate and lead volunteers and engage event stakeholders 
• Ability to develop and execute strategy around event growth and potential 
• Comfortable with public speaking, cold-calling, presentations and networking 
• Project management and fundraising/event experience an asset

Contact Information

Organization: Heart & Stroke Foundation
Contact Person: Callie Leshchyshyn
Phone Number: (587) 951-7104
Email Address: callie.leshchyshyn(at)

Opportunity Details

Heart & Stroke Foundation
Volunteer Position
Red Deer, AB
November 1, 2017

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