Fundraising/Event Advisory Specialist

Fundraising/Event Advisory Specialist
Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
ACCESS Community Capital Fund
  • Event Coordination
  • Fundraising / Giving
  • Marketing / Communications / PR
Short term (Less than 6 months)
  • Ontario - Toronto


ACCESS Community Capital Fund gives everyone in our community the opportunity to reach their potential through sustainable employment and self-employment. By providing access to affordable loans, we help people achieve their dream of owning a business or finding success in a rewarding career. Applicants are evaluated using a character-based lending model and are assessed by a dedicated team of volunteers. Our clients include newcomers, women and others who face barriers to meaningful employment.

We also support clients through business coaching, a business training program for newcomer women, and workshops on financial management and entrepreneurship.

About the Role

We are recruiting a team of volunteers to join our Fundraising/Event Advisory Team. Working with the fundraising lead at ACCESS, the advisory team will share their experience, passion and creativity to plan and deliver a fun and engaging event in early summer, 2020.

If you love event planning and bringing a creative touch to your work, this is a unique opportunity to join a team committed to transforming lives and helping individuals reach their full potential!

Responsibilities of the advisory team will include:

  • Develop an event theme
  • Develop a sponsorship plan
  • Plan and develop event budget
  • Identify venue options and secure venue
  • Develop an event plan
  • Coordination prior to and on the day of event

 Related Skills & Experience

  • Fundraising professional or experience with fundraising campaigns/events
    Event planning professional/ experience with coordinating events
  • Creativity
  • Good organizational and project management skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Great communication skills and a passion for working as part of a team


February through July 2020. Approximately 4 to 8 hours per month (time will very each month depending on priorities). Meetings will be held in person or virtually throughout the planning period and will be scheduled to accommodate the availability of the advisory team.

The Volunteer Experience at ACCESS

Volunteers are important members of the ACCESS team helping us to achieve our mission. We offer a range of rewarding opportunities where you can make a difference to the success of our clients, special projects and program initiatives.

Some of our opportunities require longer term commitments and others are project/outcome specific. Openings depend on current needs and priorities. We are always pleased to have a conversation to discuss opportunities at ACCESS. ACCESS is committed to diversity on our team and we welcome applications from individuals who have relevant work and/or lived experience.

How to Apply

Interested in learning more, please contact Michael Fliess, Coordinator of Volunteer Engagement at or 416- 462-0496.