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Volunteer Opportunities

FAB is currently seeking 2 – 4 Board members with previous board experience and expertise in at least one of the following areas:

•  Event Planning/ Management Fundraising
•  Fundraising
•  Marketing and Social Media
•  Donor Management

The Board of Directors meets once per month on the 3rd Tuesday of every month, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm eleven months of the year.  Board members are expected to attend no less than 7 meetings annually and participate on one additional sub-committee.  Committee meeting frequency is determined at the committee level.  Please see schedule ‘A’ for a summary of board accountabilities.

Click here for the Accountability of Board of Directors document and more information.

 Join an event planning committee!

Each year, the FAB Foundation hosts three fundraising events in support of the FAB Girls 5K Challenge Program. These include:

  • The FAB 5K Community Challenge [June]
  • The FAB Open golf tournament [June]
  • The FAB Gala featuring a silent and live auction [November]

We are looking for committee members to assist with securing event sponsorships, raffle and auction items, attendees and participants.

Please see below for detailed information of each committee and committee member commitments. If you are interested in joining one of our event committees, please contact info@fitactivebeautiful.ca.

FAB Gala & Auction Committee Member Information and commitments:

January to July 2019: minimum 4 hours/month commitment (attend monthly meetings, offer ideas/suggestions to the rest of the committee, pick at least one action item to be in charge of and run with (ex. choosing catering menu/dessert menu, securing donations and items for goodie bags, advertising the event, securing sponsorship’s, recruiting and coordinating volunteers, etc.))
August to mid-October 2019: minimum 6-8 hours/month commitment (attend monthly meetings, continue to run with your specific task (ex. live band), and help with securing donations, etc.)
Mid-October to November 2019: minimum 2 hours/week commitment up until the event (attend weekly meetings, help with all last minute details etc.)
The weekend before the event: minimum 2-3 hours Saturday and/or Sunday to help with last minute details (ex. wrapping/numbering auction items, printing bid sheets, bid cards, etc.)
The day of the event: all day or as much time as you can spare if you cannot book the day off work (help with transporting all auction items to the venue, help with venue set up, help out during the Gala, etc.)

FAB 5KM Community Challenge Committee Member Information & Commitments:

January to April 2019: minimum 6 hours/month commitment (attend monthly meetings, offer ideas/suggestions to the rest of the committee, pick at least one action item to be in charge of and run with (e.g., visit local businesses and request sponsorship, source food donations, book vendors, order t-shirts, design marketing materials, distribute marketing, advertise among networks to recruit runners, etc.)
May to June 2019: minimum 8 hours/month commitment (attend monthly/bi-weekly meetings, continue to run with your specific task (e.g., confirming food, recruiting and coordinating volunteers, and help with securing donations and runners.
The week before the event: minimum 2-3 hours to help with last minute details (e.g., buying food, picking up supplies, organizing signs, etc.)
The day of the event: June 8th, 2019 from 7am-1pm help at the event site. This will include race set-up, coordinating volunteers, assisting with event related tasks (e.g., organizing and handing out post-race food, giving out medals, marshalling, etc.), and race take down and clean up.

Click here for more detailed information

FAB Open Golf Tournament Committee Information & Commitments:

January to April 2019: minimum 6 hours/month commitment (attend monthly meetings, offer ideas/suggestions to the rest of the committee, pick at least one action item to be in charge of and run with (e.g., visit local businesses and request sponsorship, source donations, order t-shirts, design marketing materials, distribute marketing, advertise among networks to recruit golfers, etc.)
May to June 2019: minimum 8 hours/month commitment (attend monthly/bi-weekly meetings, continue to run with your specific task, recruiting and coordinating volunteers, and help with securing donations and golfers).
The week before the event: minimum 2-3 hours to help with last minute details (e.g., buying food, picking up supplies, organizing signs, etc.)
The day of the event: 9am-8pm help at the event site. This will include set-up, coordinating volunteers, assisting with event related tasks and take down and clean up.

Other Volunteer Opportunities:

Volunteer on an event day!

Each FAB event is unique and exciting, and we’re looking for equally enthusiastic people who are willing to help with everything from event set-up, to registration, to handing out water to runners.

  • FAB 5K Community Challenge – Event Date: June 8th, 2019
  • FAB Open Golf Tournament – Event Date: June 2019
  • FAB Gala & Auction – Event Date: November 2019

To apply for any of the opportunities above, contact:

Kelsey Boyer, kelsey.e.boyer@gmail.com

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