Maroons Fundraising Coordinator

Volunteer (Student)
McMaster University Campus
2 weeks

This posting will close Sunday, February 25th at 11:59pm.

SPECIAL APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: 

  1. Submit an up to date resume
  2. Submit a cover letter that includes a 2nd page with a 100-200 word answer to the following: Reflect on a demographic that the MSU Maroons isn’t reaching and propose an initiative/event that will reach that group

The Maroons are a unique MSU service that works to connect the undergraduate student population to the McMaster Students Union and the rest of the McMaster community. As representatives of the MSU, we provide students with information, opportunities and resources to get involved with the various services and business within the MSU. We aim to be the carriers of Marauder spirit on campus, and within the community, through the promotion and organization of countless events to express school pride and unity.

General Scope of Duties

The Fundraising Coordinator is responsible for planning, promoting and executing fundraising initiatives for the chosen Welcome Week charity, including but not limited to summer fundraising events and Welcome Week fundraising. They will assist and encourage a collaborative fundraising initiative with the Maroons, faculty planners, and a chosen local Hamilton charity.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Teams) and Zoom
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Teams) and Zoom
  • Organizational and time management skills required
  • Event planning and fundraising experience is an asset
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Skills to work independently and manage others
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Written and oral communication skills
  • Familiarity with the MSU is an asset

Effort & Responsibility

  • Demanding hours of work required preceding and during fundraising periods, such as Welcome Week
  • Communication with MSU businesses, services and clubs
  • Communication with University departments, including but not limited to the McMaster Alumni Association
  • Responsible for maintaining an appropriate and positive image of the MSU

Working Conditions

  • Time demands may exceed stated hours of work
  • Heavy lifting may be required
  • Role may be conducted virtually if required

Training and Experience

  • Previous experience with the Maroons an asset
  • Participation in Maroons Leadership Team Training (provided)
  • Participation in McMaster Welcome Week Training (provided)

Equipment

  • Personal computer

SPECIAL APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: 

  1. Submit an up to date resume
  2. Submit a cover letter that includes a 2nd page with a 100-200 word answer to the following: Reflect on a demographic that the MSU Maroons isn’t reaching and propose an initiative/event that will reach that group

We thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position, and advise that only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The McMaster Students Union (MSU) is strongly committed to employment equity within its community and to recruiting a diverse staff. The MSU encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons, members of racialized communities and 2SLGBTQIA-identified persons. If you require any form of accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact the Human Resources Director by email at hr@msu.mcmaster.ca. Please note that the MSU is an independently incorporated students’ union operating within the McMaster University community; this is not a McMaster University position.

Job Features

Job CategoryOpen
TermMay 1, 2024 - April 30, 2025
SupervisorMaroons Coordinator
RemunerationVolunteer

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