Annual Giving Volunteer

Annual Giving Volunteer
Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation
  • Administrative / Clerical Support
On-going (More than 1 year)
  • British Columbia - Vancouver & Lower Mainland - Vancouver

Position Description


 Annual Giving Volunteer


 Annual Giving


 Administrative Assistant, Philanthropic Programs and Donor Engagement


 Volunteer Position


 July 31, 2019



This is your opportunity to join a dynamic team at an organization dedicated to supporting the advancement of health care for people from across BC. The Foundation is seeking a self-motivated, energetic volunteer to work in a fundraising setting alongside our dedicated staff,where every team member plays a critical role.

The Annual Giving team is responsible for Annual, Monthly, Tribute, and Online Giving fundraising activities in support of VGH, UBC Hospital, GF Strong Rehab Centre, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, and Vancouver Community Services. The Annual Giving program is an important source of reliable, undesignated income for the Foundation, raising in excess of $3.3 Million a year through personal solicitation, direct marketing, e-mail, telephone, and online giving.

Roles and Responsibilities 

  • Assist with preparing correspondence for the Tribute program
  • Assist with preparing anniversary/welcome card program mailings
  • Sort and enter data received through survey correspondence
  • Prepare materials for events
  • Follow up with event wrap-up and post-event data entry
  • Preparation and distribution of Grateful Patient Packages 
  • Opportunities to help out with campaigns, including the annual Angel Campaign

Education & Experience

  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Computer skills: competent in the standard suite of Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to function efficiently in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to follow specific instructions
  • Ability to work independently and with initiative

Time Requirement

Minimum 1 day per week, 4 hours-8 hours; during office hours (9am-5pm)

This is an ongoing volunteer position with room to grow into more responsibility. This role typically requires a fixed shift to allow for regular scheduling, but some flexibility can be offered.

Training & Support

  • On the job orientation
  • On-going support and supervision from assigned Supervisor
  • Evaluations, exit interviews and letter of reference are available upon volunteer’s request


  • Learn new and transferrable skills, knowledge and experience in the area of Annual Giving with one of Vancouver’s leading charities in the non-profit industry
  • Engage in opportunities for leadership, community service and personal/professional development
  • Be appreciated for valuable contributions
  • Contribute directly to improvements in health care within British Columbia

If you are passionate about philanthropy,  health care, and feel you would be a good fit to our team please submit your resume in an email to with the subject "Annual Giving Volunteer". If you have any questions about the role our the foundation please do not hesitate to reach out.

We thank all applicants for their interest in volunteering with VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation however, please be advised that not all candidates can be selected to join our volunteering program.