Join Our Team

Fundraising & Event Planning Volunteer

We are currently seeking 3-4 individuals who are interested in joining our Fundraising/Events Planning Committee. This Committee organizes a variety of FUNdraising Events such as our annual Gala and Trivia Night.

We are looking for candidates who have event planning experience, enjoy teamwork and are excited to plan and execute social events, and have a desire to support young people in BC who are blind or partially sighted.

Expectations:

  • Attend monthly evening meetings and contribute ideas
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Positive, caring, and respectful approach engaging with others
  • Assist with event on event day and/or attend events as needed
  • Willingness to promote our events within your network
  • Willingness to assist with gathering donations for our auctions

The time commitment is approximately 2-3 hours per month with an additional 2-3 hours of time on event days.

Previous experience working with persons who are blind is not required. Optional training will be provided for those who are interested.

Blind Beginnings is committed to having our staff team, board and volunteers reflect the diversity of the community we serve. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates and we encourage applications from persons with disabilities, those who identify as Indigenous or a person of colour, and those from the LGBTQ2S+ community.

To Apply:
Please apply with a letter highlighting your interest and experience to: ariadna@blindbeginnings.ca