Fundraising Volunteer

Volunteer Position: Fundraising Volunteer

Organization: Gwaii Animal Helpline Society

Welcome to the Gwaii Animal Helpline Society (GAHS), a non-profit organization registered in British Columbia and situated in Haida Gwaii, the unceded territory of the Haida Nation. GAHS operates entirely through the dedication of volunteers. Our central mission is to promote compassionate care for abandoned, surrendered, injured, or neglected companion animals, providing the essential human assistance they require. Join us in our commitment to ensuring these animals’ well-being and positively impacting our community.

Position Overview:

As a Fundraising Volunteer with GAHS, you will play a key role in supporting our mission by participating in or spearheading fundraising initiatives. Your creativity and dedication will contribute to the financial well-being of our organization, ensuring that we can continue to positively impact the lives of animals in need. If you have a passion for fundraising, strong organizational skills, and a commitment to our cause, we invite you to join our team of fundraising volunteers.


  • Participation in Fundraising Events:
    • Actively participate in fundraising events organized by the organization, such as community events, auctions, or online campaigns.
  • Initiate Fundraising Ideas:
    • In conjunction with the board, develop a fundraising plan for the year
    • Lead new and creative fundraising initiatives to generate financial support for the organization
    • Collaborate with the Fundraising Coordinator to ensure alignment with organizational goals.
  • Community Engagement:
    • Engage with the community to promote fundraising events and initiatives.
    • Build and maintain positive relationships with donors, sponsors, and supporters.
  • Event Planning and Execution:
    • Assist in the planning and executing of fundraising events, including logistics, promotion, and coordination of volunteers.
  • Donor Acknowledgment:
    • Ensure timely and heartfelt acknowledgment of donors, including personalized thank-you notes and updates on fundraising milestones.


  • Make a direct impact on the financial sustainability of the organization.
  • Gain valuable experience in fundraising and event coordination.
  • Join a community of dedicated volunteers committed to animal well-being.


  • Enthusiasm for fundraising and a commitment to the organization’s mission.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Creativity and resourcefulness in developing fundraising ideas.

Time Commitment:

  • Variable, based on the availability of the volunteer and the scheduling needs of fundraising events.
  • It may involve occasional weekend or evening commitments.

Application Process:

Interested candidates can complete the volunteer application form or contact us for more details.

Apply for this Position

Volunteer Application
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