Silent Auction Committee - Auction Item Procurement

Cause Areas


Wed Jul 20, 2016 - Tue Nov 01, 2016


6450 Roberts StreetSuite 150Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 2E1CA


Position Summary: To be part of a team that is creating and producing the Rockin’ for Research Gala to benefit JDRF.


  • Assist with obtaining item donations for the Silent Auction by contacting personal and business contacts or prospects provided by JDRF Gala office

  • Actively participate in procurement campaign and ensure all auction items are sourced by September 15

  • Assist with "packaging" items as, required

  • Thank donors for their contributions

Skills, Experience and Qualifications Required:

  • Has personal and business contacts that you are willing to solicit to donate an auction item, or willing and comfortable to cold call and/or follow-up with list of prospects provided by JDRF Gala office

  • Polished and professional interpersonal skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Good organizational skills

  • Experience volunteering in the non-profit sector and/or with events

Volunteer Support and Training:

  • JDRF will supply letter templates and donation forms

  • JDRF will send thank you letters to all donors following event

Application Process:

If you are interested in volunteering for this position, please submit your resume to Lisa Mitchell at or by fax: 604 320 1938 (attention: Lisa) by July 29, 2016. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.


  • Event Planning / Management

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Must commit 3-5 hours per week until November
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