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• Take responsibility for executing one key area of Parkinson Canada SuperWalk in your community: registration and banking, sponsorship and prizes, food and beverage, site and logistics, entertainment and program coordinator, media and marketing.
• Attend committee meetings and work with committee volunteers to ensure the appropriate orientation of day-of volunteer coverage.
• Work with volunteers to coordinate services needed for the day-of in your functional area (which may include: venue, entertainment, food and drink, guest speakers, supplies, etc.). Serve as the area lead onsite on the day of the event to facilitate a successful event.
• Must be available for Parkinson SuperWalk Burlington on September 15 at Burlington Lion’s Hall (471 Pearl St.)
• Work with the volunteer committee to assist in planning, promotion and day-of execution.
• Attend committee meetings and work with committee volunteers to ensure the appropriate orientation of day-of volunteer coverage.
• Track and report on volunteer hours.
• Approach local businesses and organizations for sponsorship dollars and/or prize donations.
• Work with volunteers to coordinate services needed for the day-of (which may include: venue, entertainment, food and drink, guest speakers, supplies, etc.).
• Collect and report on the funds that were raised.
• Ensure necessary inventory is ordered from Parkinson Canada.
• Attend monthly (March to June) and bi-weekly (July to September) conference calls with all Community Walk Coordinators.
• Be onsite on the day of the event to facilitate a successful event.
• Must be available for Parkinson SuperWalk Burlington on September 15 at Burlington Lions Hall (471 Pearl St).
• Supervising Family and Children Games and Activities
• Supervising Bounces, Paddle Boats
• Henna Tattoos
• Hair Braiding/Beading
-Photograph teams at TeamMS tent
-Photograph participants at start/ finish line
-Photograph VIPs or individuals giving speeches or accepting awards
-Take general event photos of participants and volunteers
-Submit all photos to the MS Society following the event
With the support of your Volunteer Run Directors and Communications Lead, co-ordinate pre-Run promotional activities
With your committee ensure logistics and volunteer resources are managed in a timely fashion leading up to the event.
We are seeking volunteers to join:
• Program and Event Support
• Fundraising initiatives
• With the support of your Volunteer Run Directors, ensure all logical and safety standards are in place
• Oversee the set up, clean up and coordination of a team of volunteers
Organize venue, refreshments, first-aid and information, tents and other equipment as needed.
A key priority is safety and accountability.
Oversee the set-up, tear-down and clean up of the Run site location.
Provide support and ideas to teams and participants to encourage online and offline fundraising to reach individual and event goals.
In partnership with the fundraising and sponsorship lead, hold community-wide fundraising campaigns.
Train captains by providing them with information and support.
Learn the Canadian Cancer Society's messages and share with businesses.
Develop a strategy to attract new teams.
Make presentations to businesses and associations (retired teachers' association, nurses' union, etc.) and encourage them to form teams. (Some daytime availability and connections in the community would be an asset.)
• Plan and execute corporate recruitment events such as lunch and learns, CEO challenges, etc
• Attend corporate events to serve as an ambassador for the Canadian Cancer Society and Run for the Cure with the objective of recruitment and sponsorship.
• Prospect for new corporate partners while serving as an ambassador for the Canadian Cancer Society and Run for the Cure.
Volunteer needed for gate admission sales, food booth sales and food preparation, trading post sales and security, administering surveys, safety persons, learn to drive a tractor assistance, litter pick-up, gate greeters, steamed corn sales, and parking attendants.
- Responsible for the development and management of the Walk event.
- Work with committee members to achieve the walk fundraising goals from the kick-off to the wrap-up.
There are generally 2 coordinators who work with a committee of up to 8 people.
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We are looking for volunteers for the following dates this summer:
Friday, June 28th, 2019 (Milton)
Thursday, August 1st, 2019 (Oakville)
Saturday, August 17th, 2019 (Oakville)
Sunday, August 18th, 2019 (Burlington)
Please head to http://bttr.im/ggcn2 to see all the positions available!
• Building Workshop(s) – Assisting participants with building kits, cleaning and organizing supplies
• Arts and Crafts Workshop – Assisting participants with organizing supplies, cleaning tables and using their creativity to compose pieces of art
• Green Team – Assist with waste sorting, creating an eco-friendly environment and helping to move towards zero waste
• Activity Support – Assist activity providers with set up, activity support, and providing child friendly recreation activities for all ages
• Town of Oakville Ambassadors (Greeters) – Welcome participants at the front gate and at stations at various points in the park to distribute programs and direct pedestrian traffic
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- Speak and tell the tales of Signalling
- Use Vintage equipment
- Wear period uniforms if needed
• Attend monthly Committee meetings at the Central Library (Navy St.)
• Act as Team Captain for one or more shifts at FOL Book Sales (quarterly)
• Take on other responsibilities based on need, capabilities and capacity
• Represent the FOL in a positive and professional manner
- Handling donor acknowledgements and thank-you letters
- Identify donor prospects and research donor prospects
- Data entry and maintenance of the database
- Development of donor materials, presentations, and mailings
- Serves as an ambassador for the organization and promotes a positive image
(Please note this list is not exhaustive, nor do we require one volunteer to fulfill all roles. Volunteers will be assessed for suitability and job tasked accordingly.)
Heritage Badge Program Assistant – Museum badge programs are designed specifically for Sparks, Brownies, Girl Guides, Cubs and Scouts. Volunteer duties may include assisting with the craft and/or tour segment or another program component, to helping with program set-up and clean-up.
Availability – October to May (primarily early evenings, occasional weekend day)
Camp & Club Program Assistant – This position is perfect for the creative-minded who enjoys working with children. Duties may include assisting with the delivery of camp programs, the craft and/or tour segment or another program component, to helping with program set-up and clean-up. Camps are operated during P.A. Days, March Break, Summer and seasonal celebration camps.
Availability – year round
(Strong interest in the environment, community history or citizen action; We are looking for diverse members).
- To engage in discussion, planning, advising, brainstorming and assisting with new projects. We have spent the last year (2018)producing a short documentary and a student level book about the citizen action in the 1970s and 1980s that led to Burlington being the first municipality in Canada to hire a contractor for an ongoing curbside recycling program. This organization was CCPC (Citizens' Committee for Pollution Control, 1970-1983) and we have deep roots in it. We also need to do some organizational work on bylaws and new procedures.
We need to create policies and procedures for making the public aware of the documentary, books, database and new website. We also need to gain more funds for printing of them and costs of our projects. We need to decide what projects to choose in this "fresh start" after our production year, that would be consistent with our Mission of inspiring today's citizens to take action on their current environmental concerns. This is of course in the large perspective of global warming.
The historian volunteer would also be responsible for the information on the Society's historical website and communicating with members and the general public through social media, along with participation in planned events and personal interaction with visitors to Sovereign House.
• Provide courteous and responsive service to prospective donors
• Provide information about Canadian Blood Services programs and initiatives
• Assist with management of participant records and event documentation
• Deliver professional presentations on behalf of Canadian Blood Services about programs (including stem cell registry, as appropriate), the importance of blood donation and the need to recruit new blood donors for Canada’s blood system
• Complete all required forms on time and bring forward requests for additional information and post-presentation feedback to Volunteer Resources
1. Work side by side with program staff and other volunteers.
2. Assist with planning and implementation of activities including crafts, games, sports, etc. that focus on the development of life skills, social skills, and character building.
3. Ensure that all children are safe while participating in the program.
4. Be prepared to work one-to-one with some of the children as directed by the staff.
5. Assist program staff with monitoring the children’s behaviour.
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.
Plans, prepares, delivers and collects displays for events and initiatives.
Seeks opportunities for HBFI promotion.
Coordinates with Event Manager to organize displays at events.
Requires use of a personal vehicle that can accommodate displays, including life-size cutouts to deliver and collect displays.
Requires the ability to carry displays.
Leads workgroup when new displays are necessary (including obtaining quotes, liaising with vendor, preparing and leading design collaboration between the vendor and workgroup).
1. help with computer work
2. assist staff with one to one activities such as reading, talking, doing manicures, puzzles, crafts, cards
3. assist staff with program activities such as carpet bowling, shuffle board, horseshoes, trivia
4. assist by helping with the day to day organizational chores such as set up, clean up, laundry, tidying, crafts, bulletin boards
5. help with special events such as Christmas party, garage sale, fundraising events.
- Help out with various everyday tasks such as setting up for lunch, cleaning up after lunch
Registration - Friday, May 31, 2019 - shifts from 10 - 6 pm and Saturday - June 1st shifts from 9 am- 8 pm) (20 spots)
General (10 spots), Finish Line (10 spots)
This is a fun night in downtown Burlington on Saturday, June 1, 2019
- Help develop, plan & organize special events and support our organizational fundraising activities.
- Work with other team members to identify, solicit & connect with potential donors, prospects and sponsors.
- Assist create communications, mailing lists, promotional and marketing materials.
- Support other initiatives like annual gala, anniversary celebrations, event programming, volunteer & alumni relations, PR and special campaigns, as needed and assigned.
- Manage highly sensitive financial and other personal information with confidentiality.
- Willingness and ability to travel and meet deadlines is required.
Prior relevant experience in a similar role especially working with non-profit organizations/charities/charitable foundations/schools is preferred but not necessary. Must have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and computer proficiency. Demonstrated organizational skills, attention to detail and sense of urgency. Superb in negotiation and relationship cultivation. Creative-thinker, self-starter with ability to work independently and within a team.
- Encourage guests and participants to bring a donation for the Infant Food Bank - diapers, formula, cereal and/or jars and pouches of baby food
-Volunteers work with the Infant Food Bank Facilitator to provide a plan for their event which includes methods of gathering donations, outline of product or fundraising goal and identification of event timeline.
- MCRC will provide posters and information about the Infant Food Bank and, if you like, an Infant Food Bank container for your guests to fill
Note: You can drop off your collected donations to MCRC at 410 Bronte Street South, Milton or we can arrange to pick them up.
Students: earn up to 4 hours of volunteer time for organizing and hosting your own Infant Food Bank event
Several special events are organized each year where volunteers are needed to assist with organizing and running the event. Events such as: golf tournaments, diversity day events, racquet club events, dragon boat races and most importantly our annual fundraising Stardust Gala.
The funds raised at these events goes towards providing programs for children in care, such as bursaries, camps, educational programs and seasonal gifts through the Children’s Aid Foundation of Halton.
- To direct and accompany a 30 voice senior choir in preparation for two concerts each year
This volunteer position would be most attractive to a retired music teacher or someone wanting experience directing and accompanying a mature choir. The Singers rehearse for two hours every Thursday afternoon from mid-September for the Christmas concert; and again, from mid-January until the Spring concert.
- 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
- Students will form relay teams to fundraise and take turn walking or running around your school’s track, passing the baton to teammates to achieve personal or team distance goals, and connect with others in this emotionally inspiring event
Help with group or one on one activities.
- Helping to brainstorm and plan weekly activities, the sky is the limit!
- Help us promote the activities via social media or by handing out flyers
- Volunteers are also expected to attend program and help execute the planned activities
- Volunteers also support with the set up and take down of activities
- Volunteers must be comfortable enough to help implement the programming they plan
- Volunteers are required to interact with the Youth during program hours
- Volunteers are required to communicate safety instructions to youth and communicate any inappropriate behaviours witnessed to staff team
• Attend mentor orientation and training session before meeting mentee
• Attend quarterly career mentor sessions
• Have bi-weekly contact with the mentee to establish a working relationship and to support mentee in employment and career goals
• Assist mentee in solving work-related issues, identify and remove barrier to employment and other problems that interfere with mentee’s achieving employment and/or higher education success
• Keep accurate records of mentee interaction and progress as requested by HMC.
• Adhere to the HMC Core values
• Understanding Canadian workplace culture
• Identifying skills required by market demand
• Guiding through the licensing and accreditation process (if applicable)
• Improving professional terminology
• Mastering self-marketing techniques and confidence building
• Selecting technical skills upgrading programs and resources
• Locating publications and workshops on recent developments in the field of the mentee
• Establishing professional networks
• Supporting and encouraging efforts to become professionally established
• Help make a difference in someone’s life!
All volunteer mentors are expected to visit HMC website & submit their application online.
We are seeking dynamic and energetic individuals to volunteer working with other team members to identify and solicit donations from potential donors and sponsors in our community. Secured donations which highlight businesses will be showcased at our annual 2019 Stardust Gala "From Halton with Love" (April 2019).
- Connect with your neighbours, members of the community, businesses, family and friends (online or in person) with a donation/sponsorship kit.
- Seek donations, as well as share information about the work of the Children's Aid Foundation of Halton.
The funds raised at the Stardust Gala will benefit children and youth in care with programs such as bursaries, camps, supplemental educational programs and seasonal gifts. With your help children and youth are put on the path to success. You’re the ONE making a difference and we thank you!
Based on your background, expertise & special interest, you could help with various organizational initiatives such as marketing, communication, social media, event management & coordination, youth & community engagement, fundraising, donations, program support, administrative support, coaching, recreation, program activities, teaching assistance, education support, general assistance, transportation, food prep, kitchen work, meal preparation, usher, server, games, sports etc.
- Help with interactive stations, kids programs, and crafts
- Lead tours
- Assist with theme specific activities
- Take pictures for the Willow Park records and online postings
Event activities may include a drumming circle, crafts for families, scavenger hunts, weather-related activities. Volunteers are encouraged to present ideas for crafts. nature games or other activities that can be done outdoors. Volunteers needed in the planning stages and to help on the day of the event.
Yearly events are Maple Syrup Day, Earth Day, Wildlife Day, Nature in the fall with Pumpkins, Birds of Hungry Hollow, Biodiversity Day.
Kids Nature Mornings in July and August called "Discovering Our Friends in Nature" consists of a themed discovery of local animals and plants. Activities may include nature walks and exploration, handicrafts, caring for nature - stewardship, games.
Summer camp days in July and August give volunteers the opportunity to learn about local ecology and nature interpretation, engage children in outdoor nature exploration and nature crafts.
New: Tree monitoring - locate, identify, measure, and monitor trees in the park.
Stewardship Committee - planning and supervising
• Learn how and help measure and ID trees
• Maintain vital trails system for the park
• Identify and remove invasive plants
Committee members are also needed to help plan and solicit donations for HWP Gala, Golf Tournament, and Hope in High Heels events.
We are seeking commited people to assist our major events committing to being responsible for any of the following:
- Obtaining donated items
- Community Awareness/Marketing
- Selling Tickets
- Joining fundraising event committees
Themes and activities change every month.
Assist the Family Advisory Committee with the set-up, and facilitation of evening activities and tear down at the end of the event
Provide customer service
Help with general housekeeping tasks
Assist with pick ups
Repair damaged items and assembles products to sell in the ReStore
- Prior to taking the shuttle out on the road, complete a safety inspection report including a walk around of the vehicle to ensure it is in good physical/safe condition(lights, brakes, flashers, scratches, etc). Post-driving inspections are also done to ensure the vehicle is returned in the same condition or, it is noted that repairs/maintenance need to be made prior to it’s next scheduled run. If repairs need to be addressed, notification must be made to the volunteer department at time immediately.
- Check the volunteer schedule for registrations to ensure all volunteers are accounted for to and from trips and notify the volunteer department of any discrepancies
- Adhere to all local traffic and parking by-laws (including provincial & municipal)
- Update volunteer files
- Assist with documentation of completed hours
- Provide assistance in creating and updating volunteer orientation and training modules
- Assist with updating volunteer literature (position description and manuals)
- Assist with the creation and updating of policies and procedures
- Help with administrative duties as required (photocopying, faxing, etc.)
- Assist with the planning and execution of volunteer recognition programs and events
Our organization is based in Oakville. This position requires a commitment of about 5 hours per week and attendance at board meetings about 10 times per year.
● May be required to test large appliances
● Adhere a “tested” sticker to the items tested – with date tested, name and any comments;
● Train and mentor new volunteers as required;
● Ensure work area is clean, tidy and safe at all times;
● Be able to respond to customer inquiries regarding electrical products when needed;
● Assist in providing information on Habitat for Humanity and making referrals when appropriate
● Work collaboratively with other volunteers
● Other duties as required
- Participate in fulfilling the HFH Halton volunteer department goals as set out in the Strategic Plan
- Schedule and Chair “Recognition Planning” meetings as required
- Lead the Volunteer Relations Committee in post-event debriefings
- Develop and recommend an affiliate recognition program (BBQ, internal awards etc.)
- Develop an Annual Events Calendar
- Plan, execute and assume the lead role in recognition events (theme, décor, location, food & beverage, supplies, etc. 350+ volunteers & guests)
- Work closely with HFH Halton-Mississauga Staff and Volunteers as required
- Assist with set-up and clean-up of event.
- Assist in delivering specific activities.
- Assist with post-event reporting.
CAUGHT BEING ACTIVE campaign:
- Visit local parks, trails, open spaces as assigned, preferably on a bicycle.
- “Catch” individuals/families being active; reward with promotional swag.
- Have a photo release signed and take a photograph
. 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 etc after the concert.
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
• People able to water, weed and harvest
• Fundraisers and a treasurer
• Communications volunteer to be a liaison with the local paper
4-6pm assist staff in after-school programming
7-8:30pm assist staff in childminding during Calling all Parents programming
The duties include:
- Serving as a spokesperson for the organization
- Developing and maintaining relationships with sponsors and advertisers
- Management and governance of the organization
- Developing agendas and chairing Board meetings, and organizing the annual general meeting
- Ensuring the monitoring and evaluating of the quality of collective and individual Board member performance
- Ensuring timely and effective performance of organizational functions necessary for the maintenance of not-for-profit charitable organization tax related status.
- Ensuring the Board is meeting its obligations in relation to effective:
• organizational planning
• efficient and prudent financial management
• resource development and fundraising
• relationships with the community
• management of human resources
• management of responsive, quality programming
- Obtaining donated items
- Community Awareness/Marketing
- Selling Tickets
- Joining fundraising event committees