Duties and Responsibilities

● Attend all Council meetings. 

● In consultation with the SOO - Greater Durham Community Council, recruit a team of fund raisers from within the community to form sub committees as needed.  

● Source new fundraising opportunities. 

● Liaise with the Public Relations Coordinator to organize and promote community  fundraising events such as Durham Regional Police Law Enforcement Torch Run, Polar  Plunge, Staples, Sobeys etc  

● In conjunction with the Council Treasurer and the fundraising committee, develop a  fundraising plan to adequately meet the financial needs of your community 

● Act as a resource to community fundraising representatives in all areas pertaining to  fundraising, including Special Olympics Ontario provincial fundraising initiatives.  

● Develop strategies and resources to enable the goals in your fundraising plan to be met (i.e.  grant applications, in kind donations, service club solicitations, etc.)  

● Act as a liaison between the provincial and community levels of Special Olympics Ontario  on all matters pertaining to fundraising.  

● Explain and present resource material on fundraising to your committee members.  

● Monitor fundraising initiatives within the community to ensure that policies are followed  and a positive image is portrayed.  

● Report to the Council on behalf of the committee.  

● Review and be familiar with sections 1,2,3,4,6,13,16 and 18 on the S.O.O. information  portal.  

● Maintain the Special Olympics e-mail address that is provided, if applicable 

● Upon vacating the position all files etc. must be passed on to the new Fundraising  Coordinator.