Our Kids Network Youth Committee Member
(Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office)
|Contact||Clara Costa, Supervisor, Volunteer Services, Our Kids Network (Halton Children's Aid Society); Phone: 905-333-4441 ext 0713; Email: email@example.com|
|Duties||Youth volunteer leadership opportunity! Help make life better for children and youth in Halton! |
Our Kids Network is looking for 2 youth volunteer committee members 16 to 18 years-old, 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 a community member 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 youth in Halton.
- Provide thoughts and opinions on what works well and what doesn’t, and on different types of supports and programs for youth.
- Opportunity to earn community service volunteer hours.
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_YOUTH.pdf
|More Info Link||www.ourkidsnetwork.ca|
|Benefits||Earn community service hours if you’re in high school. |
Contribute to discussions about services for youth and families.
Contribute improving quality of life for youth in Halton.
Expenses are reimbursed.
|Ages||16 year(s) - 18 year(s)|
|Suitable for OSSD||Yes|
|Suitable For||Highschool students|
|Areas of Interest||Child & Family Services ; Committees ; Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Youth Engagement|
|Skills/Experience||Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Planning & Organizing ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Time Management and organizational skills|
|Commitment Length||Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) - 1-year commitment with opportunity to extend commitment.|
|Interaction Level||Small Group|
|Minimum Hours||5 / Month|
|Seasons||Year Round ; 4-5 hours / month (2 hours meeting, 2-3 hours meeting preparation)|
|Accessibility||Fully Accessible ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance|
|Location||Halton Community TBD|
|Number of Positions||Acton ; Burlington ; Georgetown ; Milton ; Oakville |
2 individual(s) needed in total.
|Training||New committee members will receive detailed information and support to learn about Our Kids Network and the Community Planning Table.|
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|Organization Name||Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office|
|Office Phone||Mon-Sun 24 hours 905-333-4441|
|Toll Free Phone||1-866-607-5437 (1-866-607-KIDS)|
|Address & Map|
1445 Norjohn Court, Unit 1
Burlington, ON L7L 0E6
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