Volunteer Opportunity

Crowdfunding Director - STEM INNOVATION PROGRAM - Volunteer Role

Volunteer must be in Canada
Published 1 month ago

Details at a Glance

Time Commitment
A few hours per week


Do you have excellent campaigning and communication skills and are looking for a virtual volunteer experience? The STEM Montessori Academy of Canada is looking for a passionate and driven Volunteer Fundraising/Crowdfunding Representative who wants to make a difference by advancing our program development via crowdfunding campaigns. In this role, you will help us with coordinating our crowdfunding campaigns, creating and distributing content on social media, reaching out to influencers and journalists, and forming partnerships to yield a successful campaign.

The Stem Montessori Academy of Canada is a federally registered not-for-profit regional science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM) program open to all students with the mission to deliver top-notch STEM literacy and application. The STEM program educates students from preschool to high school and is available to all children nationwide. SMAC specializes in an advanced, bar-none STEM-based educational curriculum that emphasizes the interconnected subject areas of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

Our successful volunteers have these characteristics:

● Self-directed and motivated learner

● Research answers and questions independently, but know when to ask for assistance

● Shows initiative within competence limits and seeks means to fulfill areas for improvement

● Flexible, confident, and respectful to others

● Passion for education

● Enthusiastic and exemplifies a good work ethic - dedicated and committed

● Great at planning, organization, leadership and teamwork, and time management

Key Responsibilities:

● Direct and Manage the Crowdfunding team for the STEM Innovation Program

● Design, direct and deliver the crowdfunding efforts collaborating with Marketing team

● Work closely with the Marketing Director and Fundraising Director to create a marketing strategy to launch the campaign

● Deal with the logistics of our crowdfunding outreach - media, social media, editorial

● Create original content and successful utilize existing content

● Ability to roll out the campaign while working continuously to improve its reach

● Process and analyze donation data

● Write and prepare funding proposals for approval

● Act as the first point of contact for prospective and current donors


● Exceptional interpersonal skills

● Previous experience in fundraising or crowdfunding is an asset

● CFRE certification would be an asset

● Experience coordinating events and campaign logistics

● Ability to work independently and collaborate within a team

● Knowledge of digital communications and marketing tools



Other Information:

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our biggest and most important STEM Innovation Summer Program to date, running across 4 provinces!

We need eager volunteers to help us plan, and execute this program. Whether you are a new volunteer or a past volunteer, we are reaching out to you to see if you have any time to lend. We need your help!

The volunteer requirements for this program is a commitment of at least 2-4 hours per week from April 2 - 15 and will last until June 30, 2024. We have a lot of exciting opportunities including team leadership, management, supervisory, and VP positions available for this project.

With all hands and hearts on deck, we have the opportunity to make an even greater impact on our community than ever before.

This STEM Innovation Program is not just about tasks - it's about commitment, dedication, and delivering results that will change lives. Together, we have the power to create positive change and leave a lasting legacy in our community.

This is your chance to be part of something truly special and meaningful. Whether you're a seasoned volunteer or new to the team, we need your passion, skills, and enthusiasm to make this program a success.

*Please note, that you must be available for the next 3 months if you commit to a position listed above. All volunteers on board for this project must be available to attend weekly team meetings on any ONE of the following days:

- Thursday evenings 8 pm Eastern - 40 - 60 minutes, OR

- Sunday evenings 8 pm Eastern - 40 - 60 minutes, OR

- Wednesday noon Eastern - 40 - 60 minutes

**Only ONE of these times listed above needs to work with your schedule.

We are strongly committed to equity and diversity within our community. We welcome and encourage applications from all religious backgrounds, persons of color, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, and others who can contribute to the diversification of our community. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume to volunteer@stemcanada.ca

We thank you for your interest in this opportunity; however, only those candidates selected will be contacted.

Interested individuals should submit their resume for immediate consideration.

Do you have excellent campaigning and communication skills and are looking for a virtual volunteer experience? The STEM Montessori Academy of Canada is looking for a passionate and driven Volunteer Fundraising/Crowdfunding…


Volunteer must be in Canada
Associated Location
24 Alexander St, Brampton, ON L6V 1H6, Canada

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