Fundraising Committee Member

(Oakville Chamber Orchestra)

Position ID: V-HVC0537 Last Full Update: 03 Apr 2018
Opportunity Details
CommentsThe purpose of the Orchestra is to enrich the musical culture of the community by creating a passion for its live chamber music concerts, while developing local amateur musicians of all ages and promoting Canadian soloists.  
For the past 30+ music Seasons, the Oakville Chamber Orchestra has been exciting audiences with its passionate discovery of chamber ensemble music played in intimate settings. The OCO performs classical music favourites and also challenges listeners with rare gems and contemporary music. The OCO reaches out to the community with about 7 concerts per year, partnerships with other local arts organizations and numerous charity gigs. 
Our cornerstone community outreach program is our annual Youth Concerto Competition which attracts young musicians between the ages of 12-25. We are very proud of this program where we have had over 100 direct participants in 4 years and have awarded over $9000 in scholarships which help to further the musical endeavours of these young people. They also earn the opportunity to perform as a soloist with the Oakville Chamber Orchestra and participate in our other community outreach programs. 
The Oakville Chamber Orchestra's signature fundraising event features music, refreshments, and a silent auction. Funds raised go towards the OCO's Youth Program.
ContactHeather Ryan, General Manager, Oakville Chamber Orchestra; Phone: 905-483-6787; Email:
Duties- Interested in contributing to the cultural life of the Oakville community.  
- Responsible for executing strategy and a variety of tasks involved in our fundraising efforts throughout the Season.  
- Success is measured by achieving a target number of attendees as well as the dollar amount raised.  
- A passion for music and previous experience in event organizing is desirable.  
- This position reports to the Fundraising Director.
More Info
Ages22 year(s) - 50 year(s)
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestCommittees ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Marketing & Promotions ; Music & Performing Arts ; Program Coordination / Support
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Public Speaking ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours3 / Week
Dates and TimesAbout 4 hours per week.
SeasonsYear Round
Number of PositionsOakville: 3 individual(s) 
3 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationDriver License required ; Car required
Police CheckRequired
Agency Details
Organization NameOakville Chamber Orchestra
Office Phone905-483-6787
Address & Map
St Simon's Church (rehearsal location)
1450 Litchfield Rd
Oakville, ON L6H 5P4
Mailing Addressc/o Oakville Chamber Orchestra 
PO Box 76036 
1500 Upper Middle Rd W 
Oakville, ON L6M 3H5