Our Kids Network Youth Committee Member

(Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office)

Position ID: V-HVC0104 Last Full Update: 27 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
DutiesNOTE: Please use personal email account when registering. If you choose to use your school email, please check the Junk folder. 
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 Linkwww.ourkidsnetwork.ca
BenefitsEarn 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.
Ages16 year(s) - 18 year(s)
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForHighschool students
Areas of InterestChild & Family Services ; Committees ; Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Planning & Organizing ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Time Management and organizational skills
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) - 1-year commitment with opportunity to extend commitment.
Interaction LevelSmall Group
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 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)
Address & Map
1445 Norjohn Court, Unit 1
Burlington, ON L7L 0E6
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