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2706 - Events Committee Member
Position Address:
Head Office: c/o Community Door, 601 - 7700 Hurontario Street, Brampton, ON, Canada
Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon, Virtual


Volunteer MBC is in its 14 th year serving Mississauga, Brampton, and Caledon in matching volunteers to suitable, worthwhile volunteering opportunities, plus many other services for volunteers and community service organizations. At this time, we are in need of a Events Committee Member, who will assist us in community engagement, particularly in the planning/delivery of our major fundraising events. 

An Events Committee Volunteer belongs to a core group of volunteer leaders who plan and implement Volunteer MBC’s three major special events:

  • The V-Oscars Volunteer Recognition Awards Gala – Signature Event — April 2023
  • Golf Tournament — September 2023
  • International Volunteer Day – Peel Cares – December 2023 – smaller in-house event (may turn into a virtual campaign)


  • Work with the Event Committee members, Committee Chair and ED toward the successful implementation of the three special events
  • Opportunity to lead different components of events management: décor and catering, entertainment, silent/live auction, etc. 
  • Attend regular Fund Development/Events Committee meetings
  • Participate in prospect review sessions to identify prospective sponsors/donors for each of the fundraising events
  • Solicit identified potential donors for sponsorship, donations, or gifts in kind, with support from the Fund Development Committee, Board and staff of Volunteer MBC
  • Assist with ticket sales and in the enlistment and solicitation of other volunteers for the events, and further Events Committee members as required


  •  If you are interested in project planning as a possible career path, or just love being part of events this is an excellent opportunity.
  •  Chance to use your background and skills in event planning and fundraising
  •  Volunteering for the Committee will help you network and build your connectivity in the Peel region  Enjoy being an integral part of our signature events that attract a diverse guest list, including leaders in the local voluntary sector, significant community service organization supporters, and stakeholders
  • Confirmation of volunteer hours will be provided upon successful completion of volunteer engagement


  • Experience in event planning and passion for the role that volunteering plays in the community service organization.
  • Supportive and enthusiastic about the organization and its future and attends events and committee activities including attending the meetings on a regular basics
  • Willingness to take part in the identification of and face-to-face solicitations with, potential donors and supporters, as required
  • Experience in the follow-up skill will be considered an asset: special events, fundraising, outreach, sales, marketing, communications
  • Willingness to devote sufficient time and energy and to make a personal commitment of support to each event, either through a lethe ad role or support of various activities
  • Organized, project-oriented, and able to meet project deadlines, and stages of completion, while adhering to overall event schedules.
  • Access to a reliable vehicle will be an asset and a minimum of  ONE Year commitment is preferred.

Min Age: 19   
Police Check: Not required   
Driver's Licence: Not required   
Proof of Vaccination: Not required

Time Commitment
This is a Long Term (More than 6 months) commitment starting 2023-02-13 AND ending 2024-02-12
Shifts are available Anytime


Orientation to Volunteer MBC, and specifically to the Events Committee, Volunteer applicants will be screened virtually for this role. telephone/email/interviews.

More Details
Areas of Interest: Arts & Crafts, Communication/Journalism, Culture & Heritage, Fundraising, Office Administration, Construction/Renovation/Repair, Boards & Committees, Event Planning, Marketing/Promotion
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible washroom, Wheelchair Accessible Parking, Fully Accessible Workplace
Ideal for: Individuals, Groups, Newcomers, Older Adults
Apply before: 2023-02-13

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