Face-to-Face Fundraiser

Posted: September 14, 2016

Region: Vancouver, BC

Status: Casual (9 positions)

The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking nine Door-to-Door Fundraisers for the Face-to-Face Fundraising Project.  Reporting to the Manager, In House Face-to-Face, the Door-to-Door fundraisers will be required to work as part of a team daily, speaking to the public about Canadian Red Cross Projects here in Canada and overseas with a view to recruit them as monthly donors.

Key Responsibilities
  • Helps the Canadian Red Cross achieve its fundraising goals through the acquisition of monthly supporters.
  • Goes door to door as part of a team informing the public of the work the Canadian Red Cross is involved in domestically and overseas.
  • Recruits interested members of the public and keeps monthly donors in line with Red Cross targets.
  • Supports the team by helping the managers and supervisors create a fun, dynamic working environment.
  • Is a great ambassador of the organization

Education and Experience:
The minimum qualifications for this position include completion of Grade 12 and a minimum of one year of work experience.
Abilities and Skills:
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Self-motivated and takes initiative
  • Tact
  • Proven ability to influence others
  • Ability to collaborate effectively and work as part of a team
  • Excellent time management skills
  • First Aid Certification or willingness to take training (can be provided)
  • Valid Provincial Class 5 Drivers License
  • Extensive customer service experience
  • Fundraising or sales experience
Working Conditions
  • 35-hour work week, Monday to Friday, shift 12pm-8pm
  • Working outdoors year round at different locations weekly
  • Working with team, though unaccompanied when interacting with the public
  • Potential overnight travel outside of  the  Lower Mainland area
  • May be required to share driving duties with other members of the fundraising team
This position requires a successful Canadian criminal record check.

Interested parties may submit their cover letter and resume by quoting competition #17-0223-A. This is an open posting and will remain advertised until all positions are filled.
The Canadian Red Cross Society
Attn: Stephanie Paraschos, Recruiter, Philanthropy
E-mail: stephanie.paraschos@redcross.ca
The Canadian Red Cross is an equal opportunity employer.  While we appreciate all responses, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that relocation funding is not available for this position.