Current Opportunities

If you are interested in volunteering with the FMCBC, the best first step is to join one of our member clubs.  Most of the volunteer opportunities can be found through the clubs themselves, but from time to time the FMCBC does seek volunteers to fill positions on our committees.  See below for current opportunities to volunteer with the FMCBC.

Fundraising Committee Members

Committee Chair:  Vacant

The role of the members of the Fundraising Committee is to seek out potential funding opportunities which could be used towards projects that support FMCBC’s mission.

Committee member responsibilities/goals include:

  • Attending meetings
  • Identifying potential funding sources
  • Identifying projects which fit with the funding source and FMCBC’s mission
  • Developing project budgets
  • Writing grant applications
  • Coordinating with the Program and Administration Manager
  • Following up with funders to meet grant requirements
  • Writing final reports on grant funded projects

Experience in grant writing or fundraising would be beneficial for these roles.

Outreach/Communications Committee Members

Committee Co-Chairs: Brian Wood and Samantha Harrigan

The role of the members of the Outreach/Communications Committee is to help us promote and raise the profile of the FMCBC, educate clubs and the public about the FMCBC’s work and grow our membership.

Committee member responsibilities/goals include:

  • recruit new member clubs
  • educate non-member clubs about the work that the FMCBC does
  • help develop educational materials for clubs
  • build better connection with member clubs
  • help develop promotional materials
  • improve communications between the FMCBC, its member clubs and interested non-members
  • find current news articles of interest from across BC
  • make sure contents of website and wiki are up to date
  • contribute articles to FMCBC monthly newsletter and Cloudburst

Useful Skills/Experience: knowledge about the FMCBC, writing, public speaking, PowerPoint,research, editing, social media, graphic design.