Community Fundraising Volunteer

The Georgian Triangle Humane Society is a not-for-profit charity that provides abandoned, neglected and abused domestic animals a second chance in life at a forever home. We rely heavily on a variety of activities to raise awareness and funds to help the dogs and cats in our care.

In 2022, by promoting GTHS programs and services, more than 1230 cats and dogs were provided shelter, 1187 animals found their forever home, 2010 youth were positively impacted, in excess of 2600 spay/neuter/dental/specialized surgeries were performed, 1159 new donors supported our mission and 2966 people benefitted from our services.

Reporting to the Event Coordinator, Community Fundraising Volunteers are responsible for overseeing the distribution of posters, flyers and coinboxes within a specific geographical area of our community and / or assisting with the collection of financial or in-kind donations from third party organizations and / or doubling as ‘Community Awareness Ambassadors’ (see position listing for details of this role).
Time Commitment
Flexible hours, approximately 3-6 hours per month dependent on assigned activities. A minimum commitment of 6 months is required.
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Collects posters and flyers once or twice a month from the Event Coordinator
  • Distributes posters and flyers, once or twice a month, by posting on community bulletin boards (veterinary clinics, pet stores, libraries, churches, grocery stores, community centers, coffee shops, etc.)
  • Networks and fosters relationships with local businesses advantageous to the Coinbox Program (such as cash businesses, dentists, pet stores, coffee shops, etc.).
  • Maintains a contact list of locations where coinboxes are located
  • Evaluates whether existing coinbox locations are worthwhile and solicits new locations
  • Collects / swaps out coinboxes every 1-3 months, based on volume of donations made at each location
  • Returns donations to and coordinates pick-up of new coinboxes with the Event Coordinator
  • Collects ad hoc financial or in-kind donations from third party organizations (such as pet stores wanting to donate food, treats or toys to the Animal Centre)
  • Represents the GTHS as a ‘Community Awareness Ambassador’ at community events (such as artisan or farmers’ markets, community organization open houses, third party sponsors’ events, etc.), to raise funds and awareness of our organization’s programs, services and events
  • 18 years of age minimum
  • A commitment to animal welfare
  • Neat and tidy appearance
  • Self-motivated
  • Good communication skills
  • Friendly and personable attitude
  • Customer service and fundraising experience is an asset
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • Able to work independently
  • Access to transportation

Stay informed on GTHS events, initiatives and programs. Learn how the GTHS team is serving the pets and people of the South Georgian Bay Area. Read heart-warming Happy Tails about GTHS Alumni. See a lot of really cute pictures of dogs and cats!