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With the support of your Volunteer Run Directors and Communications Lead, co-ordinate pre-Run promotional activities
With your committee ensure logistics and volunteer resources are managed in a timely fashion leading up to the event.
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.)
Expand the awareness of elder abuse, including financial abuse in your communities.
- Help in organizing training, info sessions, workshops and events to celebrate seniors in your communities
- Support and encourage social participation and inclusion of seniors
- Participate in the creation of flyers, calendars and other promotional materials for the purpose of the SEEN project
- Assist with the production and distribution of promotional materials
- Perform outreach activities and other related duties as required
Volunteer needed for gate admission sales, food booth sales and food preparation, trading post sales and security, administering surveys, safety persons, learn to drive a tractor assistance, litter pick-up, gate greeters, steamed corn sales, and parking attendants.
Live and/or work in Halton
Experience in a leadership role in the Halton community
High integrity, honesty and reputation
Personal maturity; an understanding of group dynamics and solid teamwork skills
Experience at a high level of responsibility and/or specific expertise in one of the following areas: Manufacturing, Construction, High-Tech, Community Service, Training/Education (Post-secondary)
No immediate conflict with respect to the individual’s job or association with other organizations
Commitment to the organization and the ability to commit time and expertise to involvement with Centre for Skills
Ability to attend Board meetings and other Centre for Skills functions; to participate actively; to promote Centre for Skills and to provide strategic advice
In terms of the current Centre for Skills Board vacancy, particular consideration will be given to those applicants with a background in Finance and Accounting and the Not-for-Profit sector.
Qualified individuals are invited to submit an expression of interest, complete with a cover letter and résumé to: email@example.com
Expressions of interest will be accepted until Friday, April 19, 2019, inclusive.
By applying for a position as a Director, you are providing permission for the review of your résumé and your background with Centre for Skills’ Nominating Committee and Board of Directors.
- Speak and tell the tales of Signalling
- Use Vintage equipment
- Wear period uniforms if needed
Develop a strategy to attract new teams.
Develop a strategy to foster retention in teams.
Make presentations to businesses and associations.
We are currently looking to fill in 3 positions (1 for each subject area) for a volunteer tutor who will be able to help a newcomer students.
This position is suitable for female adults with a strong understanding of diversity & inclusion.
- Visit a grade 7, 8, or high school classroom in Milton and share your knowledge and experience in business/entrepreneurship
- Educate students about careers in your industry sector
- Volunteer dates are on weekdays during school hours
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.
As a Game On! Facilitator your role is to lead a group of 10-12 grade 6 to 8 boys in a 10 week program focusing on active living, balanced eating and feeling positive about themselves.
• Provide courteous and responsive service to prospective donors
• Provide information about Canadian Blood Services programs and initiatives
• Assist with management of participant records and event documentation
• Deliver professional presentations on behalf of Canadian Blood Services about programs (including stem cell registry, as appropriate), the importance of blood donation and the need to recruit new blood donors for Canada’s blood system
• Complete all required forms on time and bring forward requests for additional information and post-presentation feedback to Volunteer Resources
Attend and participate in monthly planning meetings (2 hrs per month).
Participate in work groups to create/edit resources, plan and host community events for families.
- 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.
- assisting audience members to their seats
- ensuring the safety of the audience members at events, under the supervision of the Theatre staff
- checking tickets at ticketed events
- providing information to patrons about events at the theatre
- maintaining the basic tidiness of the theatre seating area and lobby
- assisting with Coat Check when needed
- Two open grief support groups: closed and drop-in. The open group sessions are held weekly or biweekly.
- Individuals to fill the Facilitator volunteer positions are needed for both groups.
Review procedures and financial reporting
You need to track:
• Keep a calendar of filing requirements and deadlines to help ensure they are all met in a timely manner
• Have the organization’s financials audited whenever required or advisable (prior to Annual General meeting in June)
• To work with the Executive Director to maintain the financial records of the council
• To present financial statements at monthly board meetings and public meetings
• To manage the financial affairs of the council with the support of the Executive Director and Board of Directors
- engage visitors in conversations and dialogues regarding the museum's collections and temporary exhibitions
- ensure memorable and positive visits, including ensuring comfort and safety of visitors while fostering educational growth
- participate in specialized programs that may be developed (i.e. Docents in the Schools, Speakers Bureau, Drawing in Galleries, Family Tour etc.)
- seek clarification and guidance from Cultural Centre staff when needed
• 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.
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 with interactive stations, kids programs, and crafts
- Lead tours
- Assist with theme specific activities
- Take pictures for the Willow Park records and online postings
Event activities may include a drumming circle, crafts for families, scavenger hunts, weather-related activities. Volunteers are encouraged to present ideas for crafts. nature games or other activities that can be done outdoors. Volunteers needed in the planning stages and to help on the day of the event.
Yearly events are Maple Syrup Day, Earth Day, Wildlife Day, Nature in the fall with Pumpkins, Birds of Hungry Hollow, Biodiversity Day.
Kids Nature Mornings in July and August called "Discovering Our Friends in Nature" consists of a themed discovery of local animals and plants. Activities may include nature walks and exploration, handicrafts, caring for nature - stewardship, games.
Summer camp days in July and August give volunteers the opportunity to learn about local ecology and nature interpretation, engage children in outdoor nature exploration and nature crafts.
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.
- Assist with set-up and clean-up of event.
- Assist in delivering specific activities.
- Assist with post-event reporting.
CAUGHT BEING ACTIVE campaign:
- Visit local parks, trails, open spaces as assigned, preferably on a bicycle.
- “Catch” individuals/families being active; reward with promotional swag.
- Have a photo release signed and take a photograph
The duties include:
- Serving as a spokesperson for the organization
- Developing and maintaining relationships with sponsors and advertisers
- Management and governance of the organization
- Developing agendas and chairing Board meetings, and organizing the annual general meeting
- Ensuring the monitoring and evaluating of the quality of collective and individual Board member performance
- Ensuring timely and effective performance of organizational functions necessary for the maintenance of not-for-profit charitable organization tax related status.
- Ensuring the Board is meeting its obligations in relation to effective:
• organizational planning
• efficient and prudent financial management
• resource development and fundraising
• relationships with the community
• management of human resources
• management of responsive, quality programming