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• Works together with the Executive team to decide which events HBFI will participate in, and host.
• Annual events:
HBFI participates in Multicultural Event, and Oakville and Burlington Children’s Festivals
HBFI hosts Spring Movie, World Breastfeeding Week Family Picnic, and Canadian Breastfeeding Week Family Hike
• Leads event planning work groups. Ensuring that events run on time; that all stakeholders are communicated in a timely and professional manner.
• Oversee all production, set-up, volunteers, event operations, and event signage
• Prepares and submits all applications to relevant City offices for event venues before cut-off dates.
• Arranges all aspects of events: insurance, permits, event budgets, entertainment, food, participating partners, door prizes, giveaways, and baby changing area.
• Collaborates with the Volunteer Coordinator to ensure appropriate\ volunteers are required at all events, and volunteer certificates after events
• Oversees fundraising and donations for events.
• Collaborates with Website Coordinator and Social Media Coordinators for the promotion of community events, including advertising, posters, and distribution.
• Reports progress and updates at meetings or communicates report to the executive if unable to attend meetings.
• Provide post-event analysis by holding an event debrief.
• Prepares an annual report for the AGM.
• Manage the storage of materials for events
You'll receive training and have the chance to educate hundreds of festival-goers about where to place their waste.
Help raise community awareness, encourage proper waste diversion, and make sure as little as possible is sent to landfill from this event. You won’t need to touch waste.
*Eligible for high school volunteer hours.
You can volunteer with family members or friends. Or even sign up with a larger group like members of a club, workplace team, faith community or sports team. Waste Diversion Ambassadors usually work in pairs or groups of three, rather than independently.
Morning, afternoon, and evening shifts. At Spencer Smith Park.
Are you between the ages of 14 - 24? Are you interested in protecting the environment? Do you want to learn how YOU can make a difference? Whether you are a passionate environmentalist, if you have even a small interest, or want to know where to start, our drop-in Zoom meetings are for YOU!
By sharing ideas, resources, successes and by working together on school and community eco-projects, we can have a greater impact with a louder voice. After all, it is OUR collective future.
UPCOMING BGYN (BurlingtonGreen Youth Network) MEETINGS AND EVENTS
Usually every other Monday @ 4:30 over Zoom, plus outdoor hikes, event greening activities, and opportunities to connect and care for nature as part of our Youth Connect 4 Climate initiative.
Join us every other week as we learn about eco-issues and campaigns, plan educational / empowering activities eco-action activities for the community, discuss the latest eco-news, and connect with like minded people. All are welcome!
Where and How: On Zoom. Message us on social media or send us an e-mail for the link
When: Every other Monday at 4:30pm (stay tuned to our Instagram to see promos for upcoming meetings / events).
If you have something you would like to add to the agenda, please let us know when you join the meeting or get the invite.
- Usher audience members into the Church, provide programs and sometimes assist in seating more elderly audience members.
- Assist in staging of concerts, moving piano, chairs and stands before and clearing chairs after the concert, etc .
We are looking for volunteers with an interest in:
- understanding how an orchestra concert is presented
- providing excellent customer service to OCO patrons
- helping set up the stage & box office before concerts and tear-down post-concert
- ushering and interacting with patrons
- assisting in raffle and soloist flower presentations
- assisting with intermission reception preparation, execution & clean-up
• Help manage various social media channels for the OCO.
• Amplify key messages via social media, attract qualified followers, drive engagement and increase participation in events and campaigns. You will stay on top of orchestra and audience stories and trends, and breaking news, to seize opportunities to strategically inject OCO into news articles and social discussions.
• Establish, monitor, analyze and communicate PR/social media targets and results. You have great writing skills and an understanding of how to engage and interact with different social media communities.
• Understand social metrics and be able to identify the ‘so what?’ behind them as you’ll be reporting on insights development and measure the success of our campaigns.
What can you expect to do?
• Be curious and constantly seek creativity.
• monitor social media accounts and respond to questions and comments.
• be familiar with the needs of our audience and be able to use social channels accordingly
• report on the success of social media; are we getting more hits, interest and ticket sales.
• assist with the creation of content.
• bring value based upon your experience and interests within the Arts social and advertising space
- Attend monthly in person or virtual meetings as able
- Participate in meetings and workgroups as able (workgroups may be related to social media, printed resources, planning and hosting events, celebrating Canadian or World Breastfeeding Week, etc.)
Meet and greet players
- Support survivors of sexual assault and violence (and their support people) on the SAVIS 24 hour crisis line using an anti-
racist/anti-oppression feminist framework
- Complete SAVIS crisis line training and evaluation
- Agree to work a minimum of 16 hours per month on the crisis line
- Must attend monthly volunteer meetings - 2 hours in length maximum - in addition to crisis line shift
- Schedule shifts with Crisis Line Coordinator
- Submit call logs after each shift
Spread awareness of sexual violence and the services of SAVIS throughout the Halton Region by staffing information booths. Youth between the ages of 14 and 18 are able to staff some booths based on the booth location and topics.
Suitable for: Woman-identified, male-identified, genderfluid people
The Halton CAS is dedicated to developing mentorship relationships that 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.
Physical distancing does not have to mean social disconnection – we have adjusted and adapted to ensure mentors and mentees continue their relationships while they may be separated due to Coronavirus COVID-19.
Time commitment of 2-3 hours per week.
One visit per week can bring a lonely Senior a huge sense of worth and happiness. Seniors who are isolated, often find their recall of daily details is frosted over. A little social contact can melt that ice and bring warmth to you and your new Senior Friend.
Visit a socially isolated Senior in their own home. You can provide sunshine by making a new friend with a client who is still very social, friendly and happy to see you but is experiencing challenges with their memory. Many are still very physically able.
Visits are weekly for as little as one-hour time commitment for an in-home visit or a couple of hours if you care to take them to an activity in which you share an interest such as coffee, shopping, attend an art show, live music, even for a walk by the lake. By volunteering, you may also be providing some much-needed support to a caregiver or family member simply by visiting one of our wonderful clients.
Your visit helps maintain and encourage the client's confidence and independence.
We have a long list of non-English speaking clients waiting for company.
We are following the proper precautions for COVID as per government requirements
• Reporting to the designated depot at the assigned time (Mississauga near Oakville border)
• Picking up route list, and meals, etc.
• Delivering meals to assigned clients, dropping off notices etc. within expected time frames
• Ensuring that meals are received by the client at the time of delivery or following previously made arrangements or procedures
• Talking with the client to observe that they are safe and all is well
• Returning containers and any money collected to the designated depot
• Returning any undelivered meals to the designated depot
b) Maintain confidentiality of route sheets
c) Submission of expense claim form as required
d) Use “MOW” car sign to facilitate parking and to increase community awareness of the program
e) Report to the supervisor any concerns regarding the well-being of the clients
f) Attend in-service training as arranged by the branch, including initial orientation
- engage visitors in conversations and dialogues regarding the museum's collections and temporary exhibitions
- ensure memorable and positive visits, including ensuring comfort and safety of visitors while fostering educational growth
- participate in specialized programs that may be developed (i.e. Docents in the Schools, Speakers Bureau, Drawing in Galleries, Family Tour etc.)
- seek clarification and guidance from Cultural Centre staff when needed
Time Commitment of 1-2 hours per week.
Time Commitment of 1-2 hours per week.
Time Commitment of 1-2 hours per week.
Currently looking for English, Italian, Portuguese, Arabic, Russian, German speaking men and women in Halton. Other languages as needed.
Ability to speak English and translate and have conversations in the following languages: Russian, Arabic, Urdu, French, Mandarin, Spanish
Community minded individuals looking to further support those looking for food support who do not speak English
Giving people direction on where and how to access food
Most volunteer work will be done over the phone, with the possibility of in person should the current COVID environment improve
Training will be provided
Volunteer commitment of 6 months - 1 year
Next Cohort begins FALL 2022. Deadline to apply is October 31, 2022. Chapter Heads are responsible for running a BLC Chapter at their school from Fall 2022 - Spring 2023. It is an extracurricular club that runs throughout school year.
If accepted you would be in charge of running a Believe Leadership Chapter at your school or in your community. You will:
- Complete the Chapter Head training which will give you everything you need to be able to run a successful chapter
- Set up Chapter at your school
- Promote the Chapter & recruit members
- Teach lessons to help your members build leadership skills and complete a Believe Passion Project. All lessons, activities, and content will be provided
- Optional Chapter Head meet ups to connect and learn from other Believe Chapters
- Can choose to apply with a friend/peer
Next Step: Apply @ https://www.believeinitiative.com/believe-leadership-course/
2. Offering options and support.
3. Using a sensitive approach, helping individuals identify their personal interests to focus a project on, without being pushy or taking over the decision-making.
Ideally, you will collaborate with one other member of the Committee, who could replace you in situations of absence.
Can you engage an audience and captivate their attention with a look, with a story? Vintage Signals Team is looking for storytellers to engage with audiences from around the world. We've got amazing stories and we need people who can spin a thrilling tale. Have you got that silver tongue? Look into what we have to offer.
Working with the Vintage Signals Team volunteer curators, we require technicians who can maintain and perform minor repairs to historical artifacts. This position may require answering questions from the public on how the artifacts work and set up demonstrations.
Qualifications: Museum Studies, Art History, Conservation or related fields.
The Vintage Signals Team are seeking curators who have an eye for historical artifacts. We need creative ways to display artifacts, equipment and vehicles in exhibitions, events and presentations. We appreciate a hands-on learning approach and would need your expertise to guide the general public through the exhibits.
-Online ordering of food for our programs.
-Preparing meals and snacks for students to eat; most programs do not involve cooking, but most have some cutting of fresh fruits and vegetables and minimal preparation of other food items.
-Setting up for food service which can include setting up chairs and tables, cleaning the eating and food preparation surfaces and putting out dishes and food.
-Post-program cleanup; this can include doing dishes, putting food away, cleaning tables and putting away chairs.
-Monthly reporting and financial tracking; this involves working with school staff to obtain account balances and submitting totals to HFFT each month.
ALL COVID-19 GUIDELINES PERMITTING
• Neighbourhood Care Network (ongoing, work with individuals or families to identify and access needed resources)
• Grocery Delivery Program (weekly on Wednesday, to an Oakville Halton Community Housing neighbourhood)
• Community BBQ program (Summer only, weekly on Thursday, at Halton Housing community in Oakville)
• Lyon’s Lane vegetable garden plot (growing and harvesting produce for donation to local food outreach programs)
• St. Simon’s and St. Jude’s Pantry program (monthly, prepare and package 60 - 75 meals for local meal outreach programs)