Donor Stewardship 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. Because the GTHS receives no government funding, we rely on the generosity of our donors and supporters to fulfil our mission of delivering innovative programs and compassionate services that enhance the lives of pets in need and the people that care for them. We are immensely grateful to the 2350 donors who supported our organization in 2022.

Donor Stewardship Volunteers report to the Fundraising Administrator and foster positive relationships with donors by thanking them (by telephone, email, letter or greeting card) for their in-kind support of GTHS programs and services. These volunteers are invited to collaborate on ideas that will enhance the relationship donors have with the GTHS, to inspire giving.   This is a hybrid volunteer position. Depending on tasks undertaken, volunteers will be home-based and utilize their own computer or tablet, telephone and internet (with occasional onsite activities), or may assist with written communications before, during or after a scheduled shift at the Animal Centre (time and space permitting) and continue any remaining tasks at home.
Time Commitment
1-3 hours per week.  A minimum commitment of 6 months is required.
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Acquiring a solid knowledge of the GTHS
  • Independent conversations with donor contacts via email* and / or telephone*
  • ‘Thank you’ card writing*
  • Occasional assistance with mailings, for example:
    • Placing correspondence in envelopes
    • Adding address labels to envelopes
    • Adding stamps to envelopes
  • Collaborating with the Fundraising Administrator on ideas to improve communications with donors
  • 16 years of age minimum
  • A commitment to animal welfare
  • Self-motivated and demonstrates attention to detail
  • Able to work independently
  • Legible and attractive cursive handwriting**
  • Access to internet and phone**
  • Own computer / tablet**
* Thank you scripts and information will be provided to assist with conversations, email and card writing ** Based on activities undertaken

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