Ways and Means Director


Function:

The Millwoods Minor Football Association Ways and Means Director is responsible to arrange and implement all fundraising and sponsorship throughout the season. The association has several fundraising events that include: The West Edmonton Mall Swim Night, Silent Auction, CDMFA Lottery, and a Casino approximately every 18 months. Association fundraising needs should be looked at on a year to year basis to determine the needs of the organization.

Contact The W&M Director

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

 

Leadership

  • Attendance at monthly Board meetings.
  • Serve a two-year term at minimum.
  • Works closely with the Volunteer Director & Treasurer.
  • Along with the Board of Directors, evaluates the fundraising programs to monitor effectiveness.
  • Money management experience.

 

West Edmonton Mall Swim Night

  • Determine a workable date on when to have the event.
  • Acquire the correct amount of tickets from the WEM.
  • Work with the Communications Director to inform parents and players on details of the event.
  • Collection of funds from all participants.
  • Reconciliation of funds to be handed over to Treasurer.

 

Silent Auction

  • Determine a date on when to have the event, not to coincide with regular season games or play-offs. Usually held in or around the 3rd weekend in September.
  • Determine the time and location of event.
  • In consultation with the Board, decide on an appropriate price amount of items members must donate.
  • Responsible for the collection and storage of all silent auction items.
  • Accountable for the development of the “auction literature” and that the auction it self adheres to the policies & procedures of the Alberta Gaming Board.
  • Works with the Volunteer Director to ensure adequate volunteers are in place for the success of the auction.

 

  • Reconciliation of funds to be handed over to Treasurer.

CDMFA Lottey

  • As this is a new league wide fundraising activity, details on the program are unavailable at this time.

 

Casino

  • Consult with Board on a “Casino General Manager” which needs to be hired to run the event. Part of this process is discussing a “Fee” which needs to be paid to the successful individual.
  • Develop a Millwoods Minor Football Association “Operating Guidelines” manual for the casino. These types of documents can be found on the Government of Alberta website.
  • Ensure that all Alberta Gaming Licenses are complete and sent to the appropriate people.
  • Closely work with the Volunteer Director to arrange volunteers for the upcoming casino.
  • Apply for additional casinos once the event has been completed.

 

Sponsorship

  • Discuss with Board of Directors any potential members that may be willing to sponsor the association.
  • Develop a sponsorship package which can be handed out to local community businesses.
  • Quarterback Package ($500.00 for the season) which includes:
    • Game-day banner placement.
    • Game-day program placement.
    • Team picture.
    • Website recognition & link.
  • Receiver Package ($250.00 for the season) which includes:
    • Game-day program placement.
    • Team picture.
    • Website recognition & link.
  • Lineman Package ($100.00 for the season) which includes:
    • Game-day program placement.
    • Website recognition & link.

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