Event Volunteer, BC Gala

We are looking for volunteers to support on Event Day for the Heart & Stroke Gala.

Overview of the role:  

We are looking for volunteers to support on Event Day for the Heart & Stroke Gala.


JW Marriott Parq Vancouver (36 Smithe St, Vancouver, BC V6B 0R3)

Some activities associated with this role include:
  • Check guests in upon arrival
  • Process donations and/or payments (you will have a partner for any money handling functions) 
  • Solicit donations (pre-event) 
  • Assist in spotting/tracking paddles raised during LIVE Auction and Fund a Need 
  • Sell tickets and assist guests during silent auction & at raffle table 
  • Provide excellent donor service / customer care to ensure an amazing participant experience 
  • Document feedback (both positive and constructive) and, where necessary, escalate inquiries to employee partner(s) 
  • Experience working with Givergy (fundraising technology) an asset.
  • Basic understanding of fundraising events an asset.
  • Database management (if processing donations or payments).
  • Excellent customer service skills & experience, solutions-focused.
  • Flexible, adaptable, and willing to learn and gain new experiences! 
  • Detail oriented with ability to work independently and as a team! 
What you’ll gain during this experience:
  • Stronger connection to Heart & Stroke 
  • Hands on experience, suitable for sharing on your resume or CV 
  • Expand your network and connections  
  • Gala fundraising event experience 
  • Opportunities for additional professional development experiences may be available 
Time commitment:

1 Hour of Training + 7.5 Hour shift on Friday, June 10, 2022 (4pm-11:30pm)   

Next steps:

Please email Madeline Locke with a copy of your resume and the completed Candidate Information Sheet