Recycling Revisited - Fundraising Volunteer

(Community Development Halton, Volunteer Halton)

Position ID: V-HVC0478 Last Full Update: 12 Sep 2022
Opportunity Details

Recycling Revisited is a registered not-for-profit organization. We are a small but active organization with a 50-year history in Burlington. Presently, we need funds to make our activities possible. Our structure is a set of Action Groups, coordinated by the Board of Directors.

ContactRoberta McGregor, Co-Founder, President, Volunteer Coordinator, Recycling Revisited Inc.; Phone: 905-318-9566; Email:

You could work alone if you have a successful history in fundraising. Otherwise, you would be working with 2 or 3 other volunteers to collaborate in development of a fundraising campaign - using our newsletter, website (under construction) and Facebook. 
We are hoping for volunteers who are enthusiastic, creative, optimistic and somewhat experienced in environmental matters, and comfortable in collaborative action. Interest in tree-planting is desirable but not necessary. 

BenefitsYou can have satisfaction in the knowledge that you have staved off a financial disaster, and enabling activities that are designed to help the environment.
ClientsOur members are all volunteers, including the Board. We are rebuilding two committees (the Development Committee and the Youth Committee). Also we have a number of independent volunteers who are doing research, offering advisory action, etc.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit HoursNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a physical disability ; Couples ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestCommittees ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Marketing & Promotions ; Nature / Environment ; Office Administration ; Volunteer from Home / Virtual
Skills/ExperienceAccounting & Finance - sufficient for fundraising processes ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Listening Skills ; Marketing & PR ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Research ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Web & IT ; Writing & Editing ; We prefer a volunteer in this position to have some positive experience in fundraising. We expect that the volunteer is comfortable with collaboration and teamwork.
Commitment LengthShort Term ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term ; The best person is one who has real enthusiasm for the task.
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group ; Virtual Volunteering ; You will need to communicate regularly with me. I will relay info to the Board.
Minimum Hours3 / Week
SeasonsSpring - We pick up steam quickly for tree planting and youth activities ; Summer - No scheduled meetings but ; Fall - final tree planting ; Winter - Regular meetings (on-line) ; Year Round - Essentially, we are active year-round ; We are very aware of Covid restrictions and careful about these in activities. Also, everyone needs to sign a waiver - even Board members.
AccessibilityWe occasionally meet individuals outdoors if they are fully vaccinated.
Number of PositionsBurlington: 2 individual(s) ; Hamilton: 2 individual(s) 
4 individual(s) needed in total. 
Any community in the general area of Hamilton and Burlington is near enough for a vehicle owner. We do not reimburse for fuel.There is excellent public transit.
TrainingOrientation - You will have orientation including our history, mission, values, activities & plans. ; If you have a successful background in fundraising, you may be asked to advise and train us in fundraising approaches.
TransportationNear public transit ; Currently we are working on-line. When face to face meetings are possible, transportation is easy with GO and municipal public transit.
Police CheckNot Required
Additional RequirementsResume required. 
Sufficient time to engage effectively in the fundraising challenge
Agency Details
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Organization NameCommunity Development Halton, Volunteer Halton
Office Phone905-632-1975
Toll Free Phone1-855-395-8807
Address & Map
3350 South Service Rd
Burlington, ON L7N 3M6
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