Senior Community Coalition Member - Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative

(Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative)

Position ID: V-HVC0773 Last Full Update: 06 Aug 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactVicky Greer, Halton BFI Volunteer Coordinator, Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative; Phone: 9054671454; Email: info@babyfriendlyhalton.ca
DutiesLooking to recruit older adult volunteers to promote, protect and support breastfeeding in the Halton community.  
Attend and participate in monthly planning meetings (2 hrs per month).  
Participate in work groups to create/edit resources, plan and host community events for families.
More Info Linkwww.babyfriendlyhalton.ca/about-hbfi/
BenefitsCollaborate with other members of the community.
ClientsFamilies - mostly parents and babies/young children.
Ages55 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForSeniors (55+) ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a mental disability ; Persons with a physical disability ; Persons with a visual impairment
Areas of InterestChild & Family Services ; Committees ; Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Community Outreach ; Event Coordination & Support ; Guide / Greeter ; Health Care ; Information & Referral Services ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Newcomer Assistance ; Parenting / Foster Care Support ; Program Coordination / Support ; Registration ; Social Media ; Volunteer Coordination ; Volunteer from Home / Virtual ; Writing / Editing
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Marketing & PR ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Public Speaking ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Writing & Editing
Commitment LengthShort Term ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term ; Time commitment variable, depending on role
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Large Group
Dates and TimesFlexible and much of the workgroup activity is done online/ via email.  
Monthly 2 hr meetings rotate days (Wed, Thurs, Fri) mornings 9.15-11.15am
SeasonsYear Round ; Meetings are monthly September to June. Events and work groups are year-round.
AccessibilityFully Accessible - Monthly meetings are accessible ; Accessibility depends on event
Location1151 Bronte Road, Oakville
Number of PositionsOakville: 10 individual(s) 
 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckNot Required
Agency Details
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Organization NameHalton Baby-Friendly Initiative
Office Phone905-825-6000 ext 2925
Toll Free Phone1-866-442-5866
E-Mailinfo@babyfriendlyhalton.ca
Websitewww.babyfriendlyhalton.ca
Address & Map
Halton Region, ON
Mailing Addressc/o Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative 
Halton Regional Centre 
1151 Bronte Rd 
Oakville, ON L6M 3L1