Our Kids Network - Parent/Caregiver Committee Member

(Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office)

Position ID: V-HVC0102 Last Full Update: 06 Oct 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactClara Costa, Supervisor, Volunteer Services, Our Kids Network (Halton Children's Aid Society); Phone: 905-333-4441 ext 0713; Email: ccosta@haltoncas.ca
DutiesAre you interested in improving life for children, youth and families in the Halton community?  
Our Kids Network is looking for 2 parents/caregivers committee members to join the OKN Community Planning Table. 
 
Our Kids Network (OKN) is a Halton-wide partnership of agencies that support children, youth, and families. The OKN Community Planning Table is a group of professionals who look at the main issues effecting children, youth and families and work to organize action at the community-level.  
 
- As community members you'll use your own life experiences and knowledge to help us better understand what services, supports and programs are needed to improve life for children, youth and families in Halton.  
- Take part in conversations to share information and their experiences.  
- Provide thoughts and opinions on what works well and what doesn’t, and on different types of supports and programs for children, youth, and families. 
 
OKN is dedicated to ensuring that CPT volunteer positions reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, and we encourage applications from diverse groups including from Black, 2SLGBTQ, First Nations, Inuit and Metis persons.  
 
Meetings are currently held on Zoom until further notice. 
 
https://ourkidsnetwork.ca/Public/Page/Files/160_OKN Community Committee Member Role_PARENT_CAREGIVER.pdf
More Info Linkwww.ourkidsnetwork.ca
BenefitsContribute to discussions about services for children, youth and families. 
Contribute to improving quality of life for children and youth in Halton. 
Expenses are reimbursed.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+)
Areas of InterestChild & Family Services ; Committees ; Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Planning & Organizing ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Time management and organizational skills
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) - 1 year with opportunity to extend commitment
Interaction LevelSmall Group - Committee Level
Minimum Hours5 / Month
SeasonsYear Round ; 4-5 hours / month (2 hours meeting, 2-3 hours meeting preparation)
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance
LocationHalton Community TBD
Number of PositionsActon ; Burlington ; Georgetown ; Milton ; Oakville 
 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingNew committee members will receive detailed information and support to learn about Our Kids Network and the work of the Community Planning Table.
Agency Details
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Organization NameHalton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
Office PhoneMon-Sun 24 hours 905-333-4441
Toll Free Phone1-866-607-5437 (1-866-607-KIDS)
Fax905-333-1844
Websitewww.HaltonCAS.ca
Address & Map
1445 Norjohn Court, Unit 1
Burlington, ON L7L 0E6
 
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