Corporate Development Research Assistant


Cause Areas

When

Thu Mar 15, 2018 - Fri Jun 29, 2018

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

Title: Corporate Development Research Assistant

Position Summary:

The primary function of the volunteer Corporate Development Research Assistant is to explore possible corporate funding prospects that can be stewarded towards future involvement with JDRF signature fundraising events.

Available Positions: 1

Reports To:JDRF Victoria Chapter Manager, Fundraising and Development

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Research and create a database with possible corporate business connections
  • Brainstorm supplier and sponsorship opportunities
  • Assist the JDRF Victoria Chapter Manager, Fundraising and Development, and the Senior Coordinator, Fundraising and Community Engagement with current projects

Minimum Commitment: 3 months

Schedule (or number of hours/week):

Approximately 2-3 hours per week

Location: This is a work-from-home opportunity

Accountability:

  • Accountable to all JDRF staff
  • Maintains strict privacy and confidentiality of all personal information belonging to businesses, families, volunteers, and staff that you encounter during your volunteer experience. All volunteers are subject to signing a JDRF confidentiality agreement.
  • Please call or email JDRF staff, as soon as possible, if you are unable to perform duties.

Qualifications:

  • Strong research skills
  • Computer savvy
  • Education Level: currently enrolled or graduated from University
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of local businesses and corporate social responsibility will be considered an asset
  • Access to own computer with reliable internet connection

Desired Candidate Traits:

    • Has the ability to communicate effectively, follow-up, and follow-through
    • Desire to volunteer at a non-profit organization

Training Provided:

  • Project overview will be provided

Benefits:

  • Gain professional work experience in a non-profit environment
  • Put your skills to great use in meaningful projects
  • Support a worthy cause, help find a cure for type 1 diabetes, and make a difference

Application Process:

If you’re interested in volunteering for this position, please submit your resume to Lisa Mitchell at
lmitchell@jdrf.ca by Friday, March 2, 2018. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Skills

  • Business Analysis
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Database Administration
  • Internet Research
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Market Research / Analysis

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • 2-3 hours per week, minimum commitment 3 montts

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