Baby-Friendly Community Coalition Member

(Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative)

Position ID: V-HVC0067
Last Full Update: 08 Mar 2023

Opportunity Details: Baby-Friendly Community Coalition Member


Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative (HBFI) is a non-profit community coalition consisting of health care professionals and people who support breastfeeding and promotes the Baby-Friendly Initiative in the Halton Community. Our mission is to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding in our community by facilitating the implementation of the Baby-Friendly Initiative.

Contact Amy Nguyen, Halton BFI Volunteer Coordinator, Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative; Email:

- Support the vision, mission and goals of HBFI  
- Attend monthly in person or virtual meetings as able  
- Participate in meetings and workgroups as able (workgroups may be related to social media, printed resources, planning and hosting events, celebrating Canadian or World Breastfeeding Week, etc.)

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Benefits Halton BFI membership is an opportunity to work with an engaged group of individuals who are passionate about the mission and is open to anyone who is interested in promoting the Baby-Friendly Initiative.  
Members do not need to have any breastfeeding experience, they simply need to want to promote, protect, and support breastfeeding in Halton.  
Collaborate with other members of the community.
Clients Families - mostly parents and babies/young children
Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Highschool students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a physical disability ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of Interest Child & Family Services ; Committees ; Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Community Outreach ; Event Coordination & Support ; Health Care ; Information & Referral Services ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Newcomer Assistance ; Parenting / Foster Care Support ; Program Coordination / Support ; Volunteer from Home / Virtual
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently
Commitment Length Time commitment variable, depending on role
Interaction Level Small Group
Seasons Year Round
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Location In person meetings take place in Oakville, 1151 Bronte Road
Number of Positions Oakville: 10 individual(s) 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training on the job
Transportation Near public transit
Police Check Required

Agency Details: Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative

Address & Map
Halton Region, ON
Mailing Address c/o Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative 
Halton Regional Centre 
1151 Bronte Rd 
Oakville, ON L6M 3L1