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Join an event planning committee!

Each year, the FAB Foundation hosts three fundraising events in support of the FAB Girls 5K Challenge Program. These include the FAB 5K Community Challenge and FAB Open golf tournament, both held in June, and FABracadabra Silent and Live Auction held in November. We are looking for committee members to assist with securing sponsorships, raffle and auction items, attendees and participants. Please find below detailed descriptions of each committee and committee member expectations. If you are interested in joining one of our event committees, please contact info@fitactivebeautiful.ca

FABracadabra Gala, Live & Silent Auction Committee Member Information/Expectations:

January to July 2017: minimum 4 hours/month commitment (attend monthly meetings, offer ideas/suggestions to the rest of the committee, pick at least one action item to be in charge of and run with (ex. choosing catering menu/dessert menu, securing donations and items for goodie bags, advertising the event, securing sponsorship’s, recruiting and coordinating volunteers, etc.))
August to mid-October 2017: minimum 6-8 hours/month commitment (attend monthly meetings, continue to run with your specific task (ex. live band), and help with securing donations, etc.)
Mid-October to November 2017: minimum 2 hours/week commitment up until the event (attend weekly meetings, help with all last minute details etc.)
The weekend before the event: minimum 2-3 hours Saturday and/or Sunday to help with last minute details (ex. wrapping/numbering auction items, printing bid sheets, bid cards, etc.)
The day of the event: all day or as much time as you can spare if you cannot book the day off work (help with transporting all auction items to the venue, help with venue set up, help out during the Gala, etc.)
***Please note: we have not finalized the date for this event yet, but we are looking at Thursday, November 2nd, 9th or 16th, 2017 from 6-10pm at the moment***

FAB 5KM Community Challenge Committee Member Information/Expectations:

January to April 2017: minimum 6 hours/month commitment (attend monthly meetings, offer ideas/suggestions to the rest of the committee, pick at least one action item to be in charge of and run with (e.g., visit local businesses and request sponsorship, source food donations, book vendors, order t-shirts, design marketing materials, distribute marketing, advertise among networks to recruit runners, etc.)
May to June 2017: minimum 8 hours/month commitment (attend monthly/bi-weekly meetings, continue to run with your specific task (e.g., confirming food, recruiting and coordinating volunteers, and help with securing donations and runners.
The week before the event: minimum 2-3 hours to help with last minute details (e.g., buying food, picking up supplies, organizing signs, etc.)
The day of the event (June 10th 2017): 7am-1pm help at the event site. This will include race set-up, coordinating volunteers, assisting with event related tasks (e.g., organizing and handing out post-race food, giving out medals, marshalling, etc.), and race take down and clean up.

FAB Open Golf Tournament Committee Information/Expectations:

January to April 2017: minimum 6 hours/month commitment (attend monthly meetings, offer ideas/suggestions to the rest of the committee, pick at least one action item to be in charge of and run with (e.g., visit local businesses and request sponsorship, source donations, order t-shirts, design marketing materials, distribute marketing, advertise among networks to recruit golfers, etc.)
May to June 2017: minimum 8 hours/month commitment (attend monthly/bi-weekly meetings, continue to run with your specific task, recruiting and coordinating volunteers, and help with securing donations and golfers).
The week before the event: minimum 2-3 hours to help with last minute details (e.g., buying food, picking up supplies, organizing signs, etc.)
The day of the event (June 20th 2017): 9am-8pm help at the event site. This will include set-up, coordinating volunteers, assisting with event related tasks and take down and clean up.

FAB is also seeking new board members with previous board experience and expertise in at least one of the following areas:

• Fundraising/Finance
• Board Governance
• Community Engagement
• Private Sector Networking

The Board of Directors meets once per month on the third Tuesday of every month, from September to June, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Board members are expected to attend no less than seven meetings annually and participate on a minimum of one additional sub-committee. Committee meeting frequency is determined at the committee level.

Click here for the Accountability of Board of Directors document and more information.

Volunteer on an event day!

Each FAB event is unique and exciting, and we’re looking for equally enthusiastic people who are willing to help with everything from event set-up, to registration, to handing out water to runners.

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