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YWCA Saskatoon relies on volunteers for several roles.

YWCA Saskatoon Board of Directors

Applications are now closed and incoming directors will be elected at the October 26, 2017 AGM. For information about the AGM, voting memberships, or applying in the future,  contact us at info@ywcasaskatoon.com or phone (306) 244-7034 ext 121.  

 

Women of Distinction Planning Committee

Are you passionate about celebrating the accomplishments and power of women? Have you attended the Women of Distinction Awards in the past and found inspiration in it?

The Women of Distinction Awards Dinner is the major special event fundraiser supporting YWCA Saskatoon. It takes place at the end of May, and the time commitment for committee members includes 8 committee meetings between October and May, plus additional work between meetings. The committee volunteers at 2 evening events, one in April and one in May.

The planning committee reports to the Director of Development and is responsible for promoting nominations from community members, promoting sponsorship and corporate table sales, fundraising through raffle or silent auction, coordinating social media promotions, and volunteering at the event. The following positions are required:

  • Nominations chair
  • Sponsorship chair
  • Raffle and fundraising chair
  • Marketing and communications chair

Members of the planning committee are not involved in reviewing and selecting final award recipients.

If applicable, candidates are encouraged to self-identify as under 30 years of age, 31-50, or over 50; as Indigenous; or as possessing previous volunteer experience.

To apply to serve on the event planning committee, please contact us by email outlining your skills, qualifications, and availability. It is helpful to include your work experience, any experience with marketing, events or silent auctions, related references, and how you learned about the YWCA opportunity. Contact us at info@ywcasaskatoon.com or phone (306) 244-7034 ext 121. The deadline to apply is Friday, September 29, 2017.

 

Social Good Fundraising Committee

Are you a do-er who is passionate about making a difference in your community, and likes having fun? We would like to invite you to get involved with YWCA Social Good Fundraising Committee.

The YWCA Social Good Fundraising Committee is responsible for carrying out 2 or more small fundraising events throughout the year, and promoting events organized by other individuals or organizations in our community. The committee reports to the Director of Development and the time commitment includes 6 committee meetings between October and June, occasional events, plus work between meetings.

If applicable, candidates are encouraged to self-identify as under 30 years of age, 31-50, or over 50; as Indigenous; or as possessing previous volunteer experience.

To apply to serve on the fundraising committee, please contact us by email outlining your skills, qualifications, and availability. It is helpful to include your work experience, any experience with marketing, events or silent auctions, related references, and how you learned about the YWCA opportunity. Contact us at info@ywcasaskatoon.com or phone (306) 244-7034 ext 121. The deadline to apply is Friday, September 29, 2017.