Toque Tuesday - Raising the Roof Fundraising Volunteer

(Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office)

Position ID: V-HVC0405 Last Full Update: 30 Jan 2020
Opportunity Details
CommentsAre you an outgoing and bubbly person who enjoys meeting people? Come out to our fun-filled Raising the Roof events on Toque Tuesday, February 4th, 2020!
ContactClara Costa, Supervisor of Volunteer Services, Halton Children's Aid Society; Phone: 905-333-4441 ext 0713; Email:
DutiesWe are “Raising the Roof” once again! Please join the Children’s Aid Foundation of Halton on Toque Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 to help raise funds for the “Raising the Roof” campaign and our own Bridging the Gap program.  
-We need volunteers to sell warm and trendy toques to commuters at two Burlington GO stations. (Burlington GO and Appleby GO).  
-Early morning before school or work from 5:30-8:30am.  
-Singers, musicians and volunteers willing to wear colorful clothing will help to attract sleepy commuters.  
-Teams of 8-10 volunteers who are bubbly, outgoing, and who wish to have fun by using noisemakers, playing music or wearing bright clothing in order to get the attention of sleepy commuters, would be fantastic!  
-You will wear Children’s Aid Foundation of Halton vests to help you identify as a volunteer. 
-Debit/credit machines (POS) will be available to complete transactions. 
This is a fun, high-energy event that you and/or your youth will really enjoy!
BenefitsGreat opportunity to give back to your community and bring awareness of youth homelessness in Halton. Also a great way to get your high school volunteer hours.
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Families ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestCustomer / Sales Services ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Group / Family Volunteering ; Holiday / Festive Volunteering ; Marketing & Promotions ; Poverty & Homelessness
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Marketing & PR ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event ; Toque Tuesday - February 4, 2020
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours3 / Week
Dates and TimesTuesday: Morning, Afternoon (5:30am-8:30am & 4:30pm-7:30pm) 
Before and after school 
Shifts: Mornings 5:30am to 8:30am and Afternoons 4:30pm to 7:30pm
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationGO Stations - Burlington (at Fairview near Walmart) and Burlington (Aldershot)
Number of PositionsBurlington 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckNot Required
End Date05 Feb 2020
Agency Details
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Organization NameHalton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office
Office PhoneMon-Sun 24 hours a day 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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