Community Coalition Member

(Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative)

Position ID: V-HVC0067 Last Full Update: 06 Aug 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactVicky Greer, Halton BFI Volunteer Coordinator, Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative; Phone: 905-467-1454; Email:
DutiesPromote, protect and support breastfeeding in the Halton community. Attend and participate in monthly planning meetings (2 hrs per month). Participate in work groups working on different projects, including creating/editing resources, planning social media posts, connecting with other community organizations and planning and hosting community events for families.
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BenefitsCollaborate with other members of the community
ClientsFamilies - mostly parents and babies/young children
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a mental disability ; Persons with a physical disability ; Persons with a visual impairment ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Families ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestChild & Family Services ; Committees ; Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Community Outreach ; Event Coordination & Support ; Guide / Greeter ; Health Care ; Information & Referral Services ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Newcomer Assistance ; Parenting / Foster Care Support ; Program Coordination / Support ; Registration ; Social Media ; Volunteer Coordination ; Volunteer from Home / Virtual ; Website Design ; Writing / Editing
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Mentoring & Training ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Working with Children ; Writing & Editing
Commitment LengthTime commitment variable, depending on role
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Large Group
Dates and TimesFlexible and much of the work group activity is done online/ via email. Monthly 2 hour meetings that usually take place on the third Friday of the month in the mornings 9.15-11.15am
SeasonsYear Round ; Meetings are monthly September to June. Events and work groups are year-round.
AccessibilityFully Accessible - Monthly meetings are accessible ; Unknown - Accessibility depends on event
Location1151 Bronte Road, Oakville
Number of PositionsOakville: 10 individual(s) 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job
Police CheckNot Required
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Organization NameHalton Baby-Friendly Initiative
Office Phone905-825-6000 ext 2925
Toll Free Phone1-866-442-5866
Address & Map
Halton Region, ON
Mailing Addressc/o Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative 
Halton Regional Centre 
1151 Bronte Rd 
Oakville, ON L6M 3L1