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- Liaise with community agencies and secondary schools in Halton.
- Display an organized and appealing visual presentation.
- Host tables at various events such as community wellness/volunteer fairs and volunteer recruitment drives at secondary schools.
- Participate in on-going training in order to develop and maintain a thorough understanding of ROCK services, specifically the Youth Aiding Youth program and other youth engagement initiatives.
- Effectively engage attendees while discussing/presenting information regarding ROCK services, particularly volunteer opportunities at Youth Aiding Youth.
- Distribute volunteer recruitment posters in the community and within secondary schools.
- Engage community agencies and secondary schools through YAY’s social media accounts while at community events.
- Debrief with YAY Program Coordinator at the end of each event.
Interested Candidates will be:
-Age 18 years and older
-Capable of traveling to various locations within the Halton community
-Comfortable with public speaking and presenting to small crowds
-Capable of having a flexible schedule with the ability to commit to daytime, evening and weekend outreach opportunities
We are seeking volunteers to join:
• Program and Event Support
• Outreach and Advocacy
• Language Supports
• Fundraising initiatives
The Outreach Coordinator will help get our records organized and keep track of new contacts effectively:
- reconnect with previous contacts
- connect with Citizens' Committee for Pollution Control (CCPC) participants to add to our newsletter distribution
- prepare invitations for the celebration of our 50th anniversary of City-Wide Recycling (initiated in May of 1970)
We are open to some guidance and training in better organizing of information and details.also, you likely will be working with a collaborator. We find that it is important to have each person ready and able to stand in for the other, in circumstances of the other person being absent.
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 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 in 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 have a friend or neighbour in the community who you believe may be interested, please feel free to forward this posting to them.
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 childcare centres must do.
Are you interested in learning more or applying? Please send by email a letter of interest to our Board President, Allison McLean at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading: Board Member.
All communication will be kept confidential, and you will be contacted immediately with more information regarding the open positions. Please note that we ask for a minimum volunteer commitment of 2 years.
- Attend the meeting on the last Thursday of the month (except for Halloween!)
- Take minutes for that specific meeting
- Type up the minutes and create PDF file
- 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.
We are looking for volunteers who would like to work with our Social Media team (interviewing, editing, video and photo) and to work with our Theatre group (writing play scripts, rehearsing lines, setting up final stage presentation)
In The Loop Media (Mondays and/or Wednesdays 9-3).
Theatre group (Fridays 9-3).
- 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
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.