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* On-route Course Marshal
* Sweep Pacer - we are seeking two individuals, one Sweep Pacer will be assigned to the 10K Race, the other to the Nutrience Oakville Half Marathon. -- the role of the Sweep Pacer is to follow each race and aid any runners seeking assistance, update the event staff via radio, and to advise the team when the last participant crosses the finish line.
* Bus Volunteer - if you are 18 or older
* Runner’s Expo Volunteer Assistant
* Photographer Volunteer
We have a wide variety of options for you to choose from. If you are an Ontario high school student looking to get an early start on your community service hours, look no further!
Non-students, Oakville residents and beyond are all welcome to join the fun of Race Weekend. Sign up here today: www.oakvillehalfmarathon.com/volunteers/
If you have any questions or concerns feel free to email us at email@example.com or call (905)-949-1910 ext. 235.
We are currently in search of many more Course Marshals to be stationed along the route on the Sunday. The shift time would be from 7:00 AM to 11:30 AM and will change slightly depending on your assigned location. All Course Marshals are required to attend a mandatory training session which they will be notified about via email closer to Race Weekend. We could also use assistance at our Runner’s Expo and start/finish area both taking place in Coronation Park, Oakville.
If you have a group of 10 or more and are able to assist with an aid station, cheer station or other areas please contact us directly at 905-949-1910 ext. 235. ‘Cheer Stations’ will be located between aid stations so if you have a group with lots of spirit and energy that want to be an official ‘Cheer Station’, let us know! Groups can include friends, family, a team, cheerleading squad, a group of office friends, etc.
Interested groups should email directly firstname.lastname@example.org.
Utilize expertise in a professional field and provide counsel and advise to support the successful governance of the organization
Support and provide guidance to the Executive Director in accordance with the Board of Directors By-laws
Ensure Board By-laws remain current and relevant
Provide expertise and advice in the development of the overall strategic direction of the organization
Support and assist in the development of philanthropic resources and fundraising efforts; attend MCRC fundraising events
Understand and influence, where necessary, public policies that affect MCRC
Network within the community and advocate on behalf of the organization
Report to the community and stakeholders at the Annual General Meeting
Monitor and evaluate the Executive Director’s performance
Participate on Board sub-committees and attend monthly Board meetings
MCRC is especially interested in applicants from diverse backgrounds with expertise in not-for-profit operations and any of the following areas: finance (CPA qualified), early learning and child care, education, communications, human resources, and marketing.
• Listen to others’ views, advocate their own, identify common interests and alternatives, and be open to compromise
• Support governance decisions once made
• Participate in the review of the HPRT’s mission and objectives and in the development of an evolving strategic plan
• Help the board to monitor the performance of the HPRT in relation to its mission, objectives, core values, and reputation
• Abide by the by-laws, code of conduct, conflict of interest and other polices that apply to the board
• Participate in the approval of the annual budget and monitor the financial performance of the HPRT in relation to it
• Help establish, review and monitor operational polices
• Participate in the hiring of, and if required, the releasing of, the Director/Executive Director
• Participate in the evaluation of the Director/Executive Director
• Identify prospective board members and possibly help recruit them
• Participate in the evaluation of the board itself (annual board self-evaluation)
• Contribute to the work of board as a member of a board committee
• Attend and participate in the Annual General Meeting
• Be an ambassador for the HPRT – ensure ones involvement is known within their own network of friends and contacts.
• Keep informed about community issues relevant to the mission and objectives of the HPRT
Don't worry we aren't looking for bouncers! We mostly need people who can be hospitality ambassadors for Ribfest, helping the guests find their way around.
Much of the work is done in pairs, so you aren't alone.
Your duties could include some of the following
1. Walking the grounds in pairs, smiling, saying hello and answering directional questions
2. Controlling entry/exit to the event (counting people, checking bags).
3. Walking the perimeter of the event, just being a presence
4. Connecting guests with services they need
5. We also have several roles available for those with mobility issues.
On a weekly or bi-weekly you can visit one of our wonderful clients' in their home. During your visit you can chat over coffee, play a game of cards, visit the library or museum, run some errands together - like grocery shopping...these are just a few ideas.
You'll be helping keep seniors and psychically challenged adults active, independent and happy.
- Play/read to toddlers and young children
- Assist with set-up/tidying of room
- Learn the teachers/classroom rules & philosophy
- Identify key organizations and compile lists of contacts
- When not in office, remain accessible by email and maintain in communication with Resource Development Associate to report on progress
- Prepare proposals
- Presentation skills and previous sales experience would be an asset
- Comfortable on the phone would be an asset
This is a very flexible volunteer position . Calls can be done from you own home or other location, at a time that accommodates your schedule.
• People able to water, weed and harvest
• Fundraisers and a treasurer
• Communications volunteer to be a liaison with the local paper
This is a free neighbourhood event for older adults. A hot lunch, time to socialize and play cards, games and shoot pool afterwards.
Assist staff with the organization of resource materials.
Represent MAN in community events and booths.
Attend monthly community meetings.
Sit on MAN's Action Committee.
Contribute to MAN's website development and maintenance.
- Handling donor acknowledgements and thank-you letters
- Identify donor prospects and research donor prospects
- Data entry and maintenance of the database
- Solicitations of corporate sponsors, financial gifts, and gift-in-kind donations
- Proposal applications
- 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.)
Building community connections
Marketing and promotion
Our program is designed to meet the needs of our students in a learning environment that provides opportunities for blended learning activities with access to both hands-on and interactive materials.
Volunteers are required to assist in supervising individual groups and for general logistics of arrival/departure of the students who attend. This program has proven to be very successful, not only in raising the students’ school averages, but in allowing them to gain confidence and self-respect.
Talking, gardening, art, sailing, travel, cars, fashion, war planes, sitting quietly, gardening....almost any topic of interest that you would like to share with another person.
Gardening, visiting, walking, shopping, crafts, cars, museums, art, nature, current affairs, travel.....you name it.
Some of our wonderful clients do not speak English or prefer to use their first language. We're also looking for volunteers who can speak: Spanish (2 clients in Oakville), Russian or Czech (2 clients in Oakville) Korean, Portuguese, Italian, Indian (Hindi, Urdu or Punjabi), Polish or Ukrainian.
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thurs, Fri - facilitate a woodworking/social group of men
- 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 (takes place in the Fall)
- Complete BINGO training with Delta BINGO
- Help out with staffing of community booths
- Agree to work 20 hours per month on the crisis line
- Must attend monthly volunteer meetings (6:30pm-8:30pm)
- Schedule shifts with Volunteer Coordinator
- Submit monthly statistics reports
Coaching duties include:
- Organizing/coming up with practice drills
- Executing drills
- Helping players on the field
- Coordinating games
- Review and provide constructive feedback on SAVIS program eLearning presentations composed for youth programs
- Help SAVIS staff brainstorm presentation ideas
- Work with SAVIS staff to compile research for presentations
- Attend Youth Volunteer Meetings (once every three months)
- Complete SAVIS training
- Schedule shifts with Volunteer Coordinator