Board Member - Fundraising Director

(Oakville Chamber Orchestra)

Position ID: V-HVC0521 Last Full Update: 06 Apr 2022
Opportunity Details
CommentsThe purpose of the Oakville Chamber Orchestra (OCO), a registered Canadian charitable organization, is to enrich the culture of the community by creating a passion for live chamber music concerts, while developing local amateur musicians of all ages and promoting Canadian soloists.  
For the past 35+ seasons, the Oakville Chamber Orchestra has been exciting audiences with its chamber ensemble music played in up close and personal settings. The OCO performs classical music favourites, rare gems, and contemporary music.  
The OCO reaches out to the community with about 40 events (including concerts) per year, partnerships with other local arts organizations, and performances in Oakville public & Catholic Schools, at local Senior's Homes, and in collaboration with other charitable organizations.
ContactAndrew Cripps, President, Oakville Chamber Orchestra; Phone: 416-602-9685; Email:
DutiesWe are looking for a key board member interested in a hands-on role in Fundraising / Sponsor Development and relationship building; collaborating with a Board of Directors; working on Committees; grant writing. 
Our organization is based in Oakville. This position requires a commitment of about 5 hours per week and attendance at board meetings about 8 times per year.
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BenefitsPlaying a key role in the long term sustainability of a valued Oakville NFP organization.
Ages19 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit HoursNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+)
Areas of InterestBoard of Directors ; Committees ; Event Coordination & Support ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Marketing & Promotions ; Office Administration ; Social Media ; Volunteer from Home / Virtual ; Writing / Editing
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Public Speaking ; Research ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Writing & Editing ; After 36 years of existence, the OCO has a number of developed relationships. This role will nurture and build those relationships and build new ones.
Commitment LengthLong Term ; The role is generally for 2 years but there is flexibility
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours5 / Week
SeasonsYear Round ; This is a year round role that thrives with a disciplined and consistent approach. Relationships that sleep - disappear.
Number of PositionsOakville: 1 individual(s) 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job ; Training on-going ; Full training provided
TransportationPublic transport in Oakville is not that good. This position needn't involve too much travel but a means of transport could be an advantage.
Police CheckNot Required
Additional RequirementsSomeone who understands business motivation to support the Arts will do well in this role
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Organization NameOakville Chamber Orchestra
Office PhoneToll Free 1-877-532-6787
Address & Map
Oakville, ON
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Mailing Addressc/o Oakville Chamber Orchestra 
PO Box 76036 
1500 Upper Middle Rd W 
Oakville, ON L6M 3H5