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We are seeking volunteers to join:
• Program and Event Support
• Fundraising initiatives
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.)
- A volunteer with Real Estate or Property Management experience is urgently required.
- Someone with a Legal background would be a great addition to our Board of Directors.
- A Director with Fundraising experience is urgently required.
Regularly attend and participate in board monthly meetings. Read, review materials that involve the corporation, especially board minutes, reports, and any literature that involves the corporation. Exercise a fiduciary responsibility for the assets, finances and investments of the corporation and exercise due diligence, care and caution as if handling one’s own personal finances.
- 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.
• Promote and provide information about the JBH Foundation and on upcoming Foundation events, initiatives, lottery ticket sales, etc.
• Accept donations on behalf of the Foundation
• Provide administrative support from Foundation Kiosk as appropriate
• Assist with stocking/maintaining Foundation promotional materials located at the kiosk
• Extend acceptance and respect to all visitors, patients and staff at all times
• Comply with and respect all JBHF volunteer processes, policies, guidelines, training.
• Other duties as assigned
• Attend regularly scheduled Board meetings on a monthly basis (approx. 2 hours in the evening from 7 – 9 on every last Tuesday of each month)
• Prepare for regular and committee meetings
• Join and contribute to board committees
• Represent MFB at community events and other functions
We encourage applications from those individuals who are familiar with the Peel and Halton Communities, its diversity and resources. Previous experience serving as a volunteer Board Member or another governance role would be an asset, but not required.
MFB is looking for individuals with a background in accounting, fundraising, marketing and social services. Training will be provided for all new board members.
If you are interested, please email a cover letter and resume to The Nominating Committee, c/o Nina Douglas, President and Board Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org
• 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.)
(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.
- Sell bingo cards
- Make correct change
- Act in a friendly manner to bingo participants
While bingo session occurs:
- Interact with bingo participants on the floor to sell cards
- Responsible for small float while selling cards on the floor
- When someone yells "bingo", call winning numbers back to "the caller" so he/she can approve their bingo call
- If approved, give winner their prize money
Greet and assist with customer purchases, handle money transactions, merchandise products.
Our volunteer opportunities are vast and varied.
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.
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.
- 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
We are governed by a Policy Board made up of a maximum of 11 volunteers, a mixture of parents and community members. Our board meets approximately 11 times per year (once per month, usually the 3rd Wednesday), in the evening. In addition to the board meetings, all board members have the opportunity to participate on one or more committees, which meet every 2 to 4 months. The average time commitment for our board members is about 3 to 4 hours per month. Each Board Member commits to a two year term, during which they are to attend all Board meetings, vote on issues, sit on committees and form the governance direction of the organization.
We are currently accepting applications from interested and committed community members for the position of general Board Member.
If you are self-directed, currently reside in Halton, and are interested in giving back to your community, we would love to hear from you. We are a group of like-minded people who can have fun while still recognizing the important task our child care centres must do.
- Advise, instruct, and assist the Committee to apply fundraising strategies. Some experience required.
- Attending Committee meetings when possible will provide knowledge of our values, history, current activities, procedures, and weaknesses vs. strengths.
- Report to the Development Committee through the Volunteer Coordinator.
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!
-Shopping for food for our programs.
-On-line 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 clean up; 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.
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.
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
Clothes sorters, client helpers, donation box empires.
Scouts for donations: food and clothes.
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.
- Responsible for executing strategy and a variety of tasks involved in our fundraising efforts throughout the Season.
- Success is measured by achieving a target number of attendees as well as the dollar amount raised.
- A passion for music and previous experience in event organizing is desirable.
- This position reports to the Fundraising Director.
- Obtaining donated items
- Community Awareness/Marketing
- Selling Tickets
- Joining fundraising event committees