Raising the Roof Fundraising Volunteer

(Halton Children's Aid Society, Burlington Office)

Position ID: V-HVC0405 Last Full Update: 21 Nov 2018
Opportunity Details
CommentsAre you an outgoing and bubbly person who enjoys meeting people? Come out to our fun filled Raising the Roof events on Giving Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 and Toque Tuesday, February 4th, 2020! We need volunteers to sell toques to commuters at two Burlington GO stations. Early morning (before school or work). Singers, musicians and volunteers willing to wear colorful clothing will help to attract sleepy commuters. Join us for some fun!
ContactClara Costa, Supervisor of Volunteer Services, Halton Children's Aid Society; Phone: 905-333-4441 ext 0713; Email: ccosta@haltoncas.ca
DutiesWe are “Raising the Roof” once again! Please join the Children’s Aid Foundation of Halton on Tuesday, December 3rd to help raise funds for the “Raising the Roof” campaign and our own Bridging the Gap program.  
This is a fun, high-energy event that I am sure you and/or your youth will really enjoy!  
Volunteers are needed to sell warm and trendy toques at two Burlington GO station locations. Burlington GO (at Fairview, near Walmart) and the Appleby GO station (Appleby and Harvester/Fairview). There is also the possibility that we can get an Oakville station.  
The shifts are before school/work from 5:30-8:30am.  
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!   
We will have debit/credit machines available and Children’s Aid Foundation of Halton vests to help identify our volunteers.
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 ; Giving Tuesday - December 3, 2019 and 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 ; Milton ; Oakville 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit
Application Deadline29 Nov 2019
Police CheckNot Required
Start DateOn or after 03 Dec 2019
End Date05 Feb 2020
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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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