VOL_NTEER – All that’s missing is U!

CMCA strives to be a well-managed and sustainable Community Association providing a safe and caring community through the engagement and education of residents in community planning, social and recreation activities.

Join us as we build a vibrant and healthy community through enhanced participation of neighbours! 

Newsletter Editor

Requirements: High level of organization skill, ability to multi-task and work with hard deadlines; Attention to detail, especially in editing, proofing; Proficient computer skills—use of Word, emailing, Internet

General Duties: Attend monthly CMCA Board meetings;Plan, organize, edit and write parts of the content of each month’s newsletter; Deadlines work 1 month ahead (ex: April newsletter produced in March); Coordinate with Mahogany Homeowners Association on deadlines and content; Communicate when necessary with Great News Media about production concerns; Coordinate content sharing across CMCA’s social media and website

Volunteer Coordinator

Requirements: Able to communicate effectively with diverse people; Excellent organizational and team coordination abilities

General Duties: Source and recruit volunteers through various techniques (databases, e-mail, social media etc.); Collect information on availabilities and skills; Arrange for appropriate training when needed; Produce schedules for everyday activities; Assign responsibilities to the right people for special events; Coordinate teams of volunteers for large-scale actions; Communicate frequently with volunteers to ensure they are satisfied and well-placed; Disseminate information for upcoming actions and events; Keep detailed records of volunteers’ information and assignments; Εnsure the purpose of the organization and its actions is clearly communicated

Sponsorship Coordinator

Requirements: Strong verbal, organizational and written communication skills; Strong networking skills; Strong time management and organizational skills; Confident, friendly, professional and comfortable with cold calling; Self-motivation but love being part of a team

General Duties: Develop proposals in order to send to different organizations in order to solicit sponsorships; Develop and implement sponsorship strategies in order to maximize revenues; Ensure appropriate delivery of sponsorship programs at every level of the project; Seek new sponsors by taking referrals and searching for different avenues such as the web; Handle negotiations with sponsors and ensure that the agreement that has been reached is the closest to the objective of the plan; Act as a liaison between sponsors and CMCA; Ensure the efficacy of existing sponsorship programs; Seek in-kind support from different corporations and foundations; Develop appropriate correspondence such as proposals, thank you letters and program outcome information

Events support

Events support comes in many forms, from short-term extra hands needed at an event, to task-oriented longer term commitments.

Short-term opportunities may be: setting up tables and chairs for an event, supervising a shift at an event station (for example, a 2 hour shift supervising a bouncy house), event clean-up crew

Longer term opportunities may be: organizing and managing vendors for a market, seeking sponsorships for an event

All roles except Events Support are required to:

  1. Commit to the work of the organization
  2. Be willing to serve on committees and attend committee meetings
  3. Attend monthly Board meetings, committee meetings when needed, and Annual General Meetings
  4. Support and participate in special events and fundraising activities
  5. Be a member in good standing of the Copperfield-Mahogany Community Association

If you are interested in learning more about any of these opportunities, please email president@cmcommunity.ca

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