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* Brainstorm, plan and execute exciting and important projects in the community
* Complete agreed upon tasks by deadlines
* Connect with like-minded youth volunteers!!
As a mentor, you may help your mentee by doing the following:
• Giving practical advice on how to navigate a job search in the GTA
• Supporting them to grow their professional networks, connecting them to your contacts where appropriate
• Advising on recommended training and career development
• Helping them deal with questions and issues that may arise in the early stages of employment.
Peer Supporter Volunteers provide clients with a safe, supportive environment in which they can explore their options and receive the information and support they need to make positive changes in their lives.
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.
• 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
- Experience working with multicultural and multilingual classrooms.
- Self-motivated, organized, professional, and adaptable, with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
- Be able to help high school students prepare and successfully pass English assessments for admission in university/college.
• Ensures the continuous development and sustainability of the Halton BFI website.
• Ensures Wix and Zoho annual fees are paid in a timely manner
• Checks regularly to ensure web pages are accurate and effective, and all links are in good working order.
• Maintains the integrity of the website and makes changes and updates as needed.
• Coordinates with Social Media Coordinator and Event Manager to promote events and initiatives.
• Upload GM/AGM agendas to website one week prior to each meeting.
• Upload GM/AGM minutes and recordings to the website News Page within 3 days of said meetings
• Provides website reports and project reports, as appropriate, at GMs and AGM.
• Provides course registration reports to the Administrative Coordinator
• Regular review of web analytics, identify gaps and opportunities for website improvement and content development
• As required, assist in managing content for website including but not limited to editing, fact checking, image selection, and layout design.
Volunteer tutors will help the student with their academic needs and complete their homework assignments for Grade 6 -12 in Math; French; Science & English.
We are currently looking to fill in 10 positions for French, Math, and English) for a volunteer tutor who will be able to help newcomer students. We have a higher demand for tutors who can teach older students (Grade 11 - 12).
Deliver instructions to a group of seniors virtually through zoom
Plan arts and crafts activities for assigned weeks
Must enjoy working with seniors Effective communication skills, with a particular skill in working with seniors
Proficient in one or more South Asian languages such as Hindi, Punjabi or Urdu
Particular flexibility is required for 2022 programming during the day
All necessary supplies will be provided by Indus Community Services
- 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
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.
Volunteers are required to tutor children/youth in all subjects, especially math, English, science and French on various virtual platforms.
The volunteer will assist a child to experience success in learning through a supportive one-to-one relationship.
The children requiring assistance can range from age 6-18 and all academic levels.
Scheduling can be arranged directly with the caregiver at your mutual convenience.
Communicate with staff, attend mandatory training workshop.
Tutors meet with learners for a minimum of three hours per week. Tutoring schedules depend on volunteers and learners availability.
Tutors meet with learners for a minimum of three hours per week. Tutoring schedules depend on volunteers and learners availability.
Classes run in North Halton (Georgetown, Milton and Acton) in 12-15 week sessions from September to July.
*Current need is for Milton Daytime (Basic Math, Reading) and Georgetown/Acton Day & Evening (all subjects). Volunteers are placed with learners as they become available.
2. Gathering and filing names and addresses of organizations and businesses;
3. Collaborating with the Secretary if requested.
At this time, we will be communicating by telephone, Zoom, email and Canada Post. Signature of a Waiver form will be required.
We are entering a phase of detailed preparation for our tree planting plan - to gradually build up opportunities for small groups or families in the general public to join a "Tree Planting Club" and engage in small plantings in one zone of Burlington. We will be engaging with the City of Burlington, specifically with the Park and Forestry Department. We are forming a planning committee for this new approach, and you would be welcome as a member of that group which will meet once a week at first, then meet less frequently as the public becomes more informed about how to sign on for the small plantings.
- Participate in the development of a mission and strategic plan for the organization
- Ensure that an effective management team is in place (i.e., Executive Director)
- Maintain effective partnerships and communication with the community, the organization’s members and its stakeholders
- Maintain fiscal responsibility, including raising income, and approving and monitoring annual budgets
- Ensure transparency in all communication to members, stakeholders and the public
- Evaluate the organization’s work in relation to a strategic plan
- Evaluate the work of the board of directors, ensuring continuous renewal of the board, and plan for the succession and diversity of the board
Individually, each board member must:
- Act in the best interests of the organization
- Understand the roles and responsibilities of being a board member
- Be familiar with the organization’s bylaws, policies and procedures, strategic plan, mission, etc.
- Ensure he/she avoids conflicts of interest including operating in the best interest of the organization not in self-interest or the interest of a stakeholder group
- Respect confidentiality policies that pertain to membership and board discussions
- Keep informed about the organization’s financial activity and legal obligations
- Bring his/her own skills, experience and knowledge to the organization
- Attend board meetings regularly and arrive prepared for meetings
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.
We are hoping for volunteers who are enthusiastic, creative, optimistic and somewhat experienced in environmental matters, and comfortable in collaborative action. Interest in tree-planting is desirable but not necessary.
Due to Covid, we are not meeting in person, but on line (ZOOM, telephone communication, and email.)
1. Attending and participating in a biweekly Zoom meeting of the Development Committee, usually on a Tuesday evening, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
2. Brainstorming and engaging in creative, imaginative thinking with a diverse group.
3. As much as possible, following up between meetings to report relevant information or ideas for the following meeting.
We welcome and value a few high school students, but we need a majority of adults. We respect that the students must put their academics first, which usually results in losing students at some time in the year.
Seeking engaged and enthusiastic Graphic Designer for professional opportunity creating branding material for VST a non-profit Canadian historical organization.
Knowledge in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks.
If you can take inspiring photographs in a range of lighting conditions and create 2-3 minute videos that inspire people to support our cause, have we got an experience for you! Join our team!
Experience in video/photo editing software is preferred.
Are you seeking a professional opportunity providing your expertise in website management? Join our team!
Duties include managing website upgrades, testing for website performance, implement a strategy to increase website traffic, subscribers and troubleshooting website issues
Do you like working with historical artifacts; cataloguing items; moving objects; outdoor yard work; parking cars; meeting people and participating in events? Our volunteer opportunities are vast and varied.
• Assist with fundraising event planning
• Technologically efficient to promote and market events on social media
• Manage information and record the profile and fundraising activity of donors on a database.
• Prepare meeting materials for event committee
• Scheduling of events volunteers
• Assist with other duties as assigned by the Fundraising & Events Specialist
• 2 Days in Office 9-5pm
• Location: 1000 Sheppard Ave West, Suit 100, North York
We are in a ground floor office. No elevator. Only staff are permitted in the office. Our workstations are divided and separate. Masks are worn by all.
The May Court Club is a women's service organization. Many of our volunteers work at The May Court Nearly New shop and assist by providing one or more of the following tasks:
- Greet customers
- Help customers find outfits and accessories
- Record details about consigned and/or donated items on our user friendly computer system
- Tag clothes and items with prices
- Hang and display merchandise
- Cashier assistant packages purchased items for our customers
- Cashier (if you are interested in this position, the shop will provide additional training)
- The shop usually does not operate throughout the summer months.
1. Sorting and filing historical papers, and filing new ones on-line.
2. Using historical name lists to identify “Recycling Pioneers” for notification of an upcoming event.
3. Helping us to improve efficiency.
4. Because of Covid restrictions, you will work from home, maintaining contact with the Secretary and Volunteer Coordinator. We will respect your personal situation around hours of work.
Ideally, you will collaborate with one other member, who could replace you in situations of absence.
1. Attending meetings of the Recycling Committee, biweekly;
2. Assisting with building of the Committee;
3. Attending to recycling of materials, to ensure efficiency and proper procedures.
Ideally, you will collaborate with one other member who could replace you in situations of absence.
- Make phone calls to clients that are in need, especially during these hard times
- Assist in various programs that we offer online to clients
- Training will be provided
- Shifts are flexible and are offered to our clients throughout the Region, Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm
- Lived mental health experience considered an asset.
Provide an introduction and ongoing support to help the newcomer (and family) get started in Canada
Help the newcomer to gain an understanding of Canadian cultural norms, social etiquette, and more
Provide opportunities for English language practice and learning (and access to 'ESL' programs, if needed)
Help the newcomer build a 'social network' and learn new skills
Learn about community resources (public and private) and their effective use
Able to accommodate a schedule that will have you connecting with your client 1-2 times per week for a minimum of 3-6 months (MONTHLY time commitment is a minimum of 6 to 8 hours)
You are an immigrant yourself and have been in Canada for MORE THAN 2 YEARS