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We are looking for self-motivated, tech/social media savvy, opinionated and organized youth to join our team!
- Following an established sequence in a historical research project, province by province
- Literature Searcher in relevant journals and publications including government documents
- There may be a request for assistance with some archival duties with materials from the 1970s/1980s.
Directors are expected to serve on one or more Board committees, that meet an average of 6 times a year and each committee is required to be chaired by a director.
Directors are expected to attend 10-monthly evening Board meetings of approximately 2-3 hours duration.
Directors are encouraged to engage at TWC' expense, in courses and seminars related to the roles and responsibilities of directors and financial affairs of the organization.
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.
- Interact with visitors to our displays
- Tell the story of Signalers in Canada
An interest in demonstrating the Vintage Signals equipment is needed.
- Speak and tell the tales of Signalling
- Use Vintage equipment
- Wear period uniforms if needed
- Participate in all relevant training sessions
- Comply with all policies, procedures and emergency protocols
- Arrive on time to all scheduled shifts
- Act in a professional manner at all times
- Record volunteer hours at the end of each shift
- Comply with dress code
- Assist with the collection of tourism surveys at local festivals and events
- Assist with the distribution of marketing materials, flyers, promotional items, etc.
- Assist with set up and take down of display booth, when necessary
- Assist with clean-up of equipment/supplies, when necessary
- Assist with photography and collection of photo waivers at events
• Participate in all relevant training sessions
• Comply with all policies, procedures and emergency protocols
• Arrive on time to all scheduled shifts
• Act in a professional manner at all times
• Record volunteer hours at the end of each shift
• Comply with dress code
• Provide inventory counts at end of shift
• Assist with the collection of tourism surveys at local festivals and events
• Assist with the distribution of marketing materials, flyers, promotional items, etc.
• Assist with set up and take down of display booth, when necessary
• Assist with clean-up of equipment/supplies, when necessary
• Assist with photography and collection of photo waivers at events
- Participate actively in the meeting
- Taken minutes for that specific meeting
- Type up the minutes and create PDF
We are seeking volunteers to join:
• Program and Event Support
• Fundraising initiatives
•understanding the Canadian context of their profession and workplace culture
•gathering information on their occupation and industry
•developing professional networks and job search strategies
- 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.
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.
Each of the 20 interview experiences will include five different participants from the developmental disabilities community and five volunteers/research assistants. The duration of the interview experiences will be 2.5 hours and will run from January to August, 2019 (one-to-three interview experiences will be held each month).
We are looking for volunteers who are:
• Committed to the rights of people with disabilities to live dignified lives
• Not related to participating adult with disability
• Creative, and open-minded
• Patient, flexible and understanding
• Supportive and compassionate
• Responsible and maintains confidentiality
• Excellent listeners and creative communicators
• Artistic or have an appreciation for the arts
• Able to work as part of a team
• MUST attend mandatory volunteer training - January 26
• Available for first interview experience on Monday, January 28, 4pm to 7pm.
Answer the phones.Communicate messages to the staff.
Assist the public by giving out information about the agency.
Help with filing and general office work.
- 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.
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.
• 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.
- 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