Evening in the Maritimes Planning Committee Member - Silent Auction Coordinator
Volunteer Types: Event planning and participation
Organization types: Disabilities
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: November 15, 2022
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Are you an energetic and positive person with experience with events and/or fundraising? We’re looking for a volunteers to assist us in making the 2023 edition of Evening in the Maritimes a success. Evening in The Maritimes (EiTM) is the signature fundraising event for ABLE2. The EiTM planning committee assists in the planning, coordination, design and delivery of this event. Silent Auction Coordinator
In collaboration with ABLE2 staff the Silent Auction Coordinator:
• Determines what type of items to secure for the silent auction.
• Procure items.
• Thank donors and ensure applicable tax receipts are sent in a timely manner.
• Excellent communication and listening skills
• Excellent organization skills
• Ability to work as a team and share ideas
• Ability to work independently on tasks assigned outside of scheduled meetings
• Enthusiasm for event planning
• Experience with fundraising or soliciting gifts-in-kind and /or comfort in doing so
• Ability to attend monthly meetings, typically scheduled for evening hours
• Event planning experience is an asset
• A large social network that can be engaged as potential event attendees, donors or sponsors is an asset

How will the organization benefit?
Over the last 26 years, Evening in the Maritimes guests and sponsors have helped to raise $3.2M to support ABLE2’s programs and resources. We count on our event attendees, donors and sponsors to support our mission to provide the tools, choices and connections that empower people with disabilities to build lives of meaning and joy.
Volunteer location:
312 Parkdale Avenue Ottawa, ON


Susan Campbell
@ABLE2: Support for People with Disabilities
Ext: 243
Time it will take to contact applicants:


This position would be great for: Adults
Number of Positions Available: 1
Good for people interested in: Event planning and participation
You will be helping with: Persons with disabilities or medical conditions

Volunteer Considerations

  • Public transportation available
  • This position can accommodate persons with a disability
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