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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
• With the support of your Volunteer Run Directors, ensure all logical and safety standards are in place
• Oversee the set up, clean up and coordination of a team of volunteers
Organize venue, refreshments, first-aid and information, tents and other equipment as needed.
A key priority is safety and accountability.
Oversee the set-up, tear-down and clean up of the Run site location.
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.)
• Provide specific and relevant feedback to participants for assist instructing
• Take an initiative to assist Aquatic staff in setting up and cleaning up all daily activities
• Scan all participants and area around them always for safety purpose
Completion and current Bronze Cross & Emergency or Standard First Aid with CPR B or C certificate
• Understands the scope of the fitness class and participation capabilities
• Be prepared to modify class to suit needs of participants
• Ensure all equipment is safe and report any issues to Team Leader of HFR
• Plan and execute corporate recruitment events such as lunch and learns, CEO challenges, etc
• Attend corporate events to serve as an ambassador for the Canadian Cancer Society and Run for the Cure with the objective of recruitment and sponsorship.
• Prospect for new corporate partners while serving as an ambassador for the Canadian Cancer Society and Run for the Cure.
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.
- 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.
- Program Set up - arranging tables, unpacking bins of food
- Greeting neighbours accessing the program, and handing them a basket of food
- Clean up - collapsing bins, wiping down tables, sweeping, washing floor
- Responsible for the development and management of the Walk event.
- Work with committee members to achieve the walk fundraising goals from the kick-off to the wrap-up.
There are generally 2 coordinators who work with a committee of up to 8 people.
- Bread collection from Cobbs Bread on Tuesday & Thursdays at 8:00 pm
- Emptying 6 clothing bins all over Burlington during food collection routes
- Transporting food to partnering organizations for families in need when and where needed (sporadic and not daily)
- We are looking for a dedicated and reliable volunteer who feels comfortable lifting and also is able to walk back and forth to help us do recyclables, garbage etc.
Please head to http://bttr.im/l5gyd to see all the positions available!
We are looking for volunteers for the following dates this summer:
Friday, June 28th, 2019 (Milton)
Thursday, August 1st, 2019 (Oakville)
Saturday, August 17th, 2019 (Oakville)
Sunday, August 18th, 2019 (Burlington)
• Building Workshop(s) – Assisting participants with building kits, cleaning and organizing supplies
• Arts and Crafts Workshop – Assisting participants with organizing supplies, cleaning tables and using their creativity to compose pieces of art
• Green Team – Assist with waste sorting, creating an eco-friendly environment and helping to move towards zero waste
• Activity Support – Assist activity providers with set up, activity support, and providing child friendly recreation activities for all ages
• Town of Oakville Ambassadors (Greeters) – Welcome participants at the front gate and at stations at various points in the park to distribute programs and direct pedestrian traffic
For more information, please go to http://bttr.im/e7vos
- Speak and tell the tales of Signalling
- Use Vintage equipment
- Wear period uniforms if needed
• Attend monthly Committee meetings at the Central Library (Navy St.)
• Act as Team Captain for one or more shifts at FOL Book Sales (quarterly)
• Take on other responsibilities based on need, capabilities and capacity
• Represent the FOL in a positive and professional manner
Develop a strategy to attract new teams.
Develop a strategy to foster retention in teams.
Make presentations to businesses and associations.
Heritage Badge Program Assistant – Museum badge programs are designed specifically for Sparks, Brownies, Girl Guides, Cubs and Scouts. Volunteer duties may include assisting with the craft and/or tour segment or another program component, to helping with program set-up and clean-up.
Availability – October to May (primarily early evenings, occasional weekend day)
Camp & Club Program Assistant – This position is perfect for the creative-minded who enjoys working with children. Duties may include assisting with the delivery of camp programs, the craft and/or tour segment or another program component, to helping with program set-up and clean-up. Camps are operated during P.A. Days, March Break, Summer and seasonal celebration camps.
Availability – year round
-Implement an effective individualized literacy program to meet the literacy needs of 2 children in their group, utilizing an existing framework
-Implement engaging, creative and hands-on literacy activities and games in the areas of: phonics, sight words, fluency, as well as spelling, grammar, sentence structure, and more to provide assistance to each assigned child struggling with literacy skills
-Develop a unique and creative workstation poster board based on the interests of the child where the child’s successes are emphasized by graphing their success in the three central program areas (phonics, sight words, fluency) after every night of the program
-Conduct informal literacy assessment on the first day of program (pre-assessment) as well as on the last day of program (post-assessment)
-Provide a positive learning environment to invoke self‐motivation for both children as he/she develops phonological awareness and processing skills
-Provide regular positive feedback on the student’s progress to instill self‐motivation and self‐confidence in their academic development
-Fill out session reports after the tutoring sessions to track the children’s progress
-Communicate with the children’s parents
-Attend required training sessions as necessary
-Where applicable, transports both children’s work station boards to and from the program
-Responsible for own transportation to and from program location
-Complete time sheets
-Assists the program facilitator if needed
Also, our experience is suggesting that each member of the Board should have a "Backup" person qualified to step in when circumstances lead to temporary or permanent absence from the his/her position. A "Backup" could act as an informal assistant to one of the Board members, as part of being prepared to step in if needed for a short time or permanently.
Duties of the Vice President would include: Supporting the responsibilities of the President which include: preparing for Board meetings; Chairing those meetings; having overall leadership and oversight of all elements of the organization and its responsibilities as a registered Not-For-Profit organization; dealing with any developing or arising crises or problems in the ongoing functions of the organization; keeping the organization "on track" with the values, vision, and other foundational elements of the organization. The position of Vice President is an ongoing collaboration with the President.
(Strong interest in the environment, community history or citizen action; We are looking for diverse members).
- To engage in discussion, planning, advising, brainstorming and assisting with new projects. We have spent the last year (2018)producing a short documentary and a student level book about the citizen action in the 1970s and 1980s that led to Burlington being the first municipality in Canada to hire a contractor for an ongoing curbside recycling program. This organization was CCPC (Citizens' Committee for Pollution Control, 1970-1983) and we have deep roots in it. We also need to do some organizational work on bylaws and new procedures.
We need to create policies and procedures for making the public aware of the documentary, books, database and new website. We also need to gain more funds for printing of them and costs of our projects. We need to decide what projects to choose in this "fresh start" after our production year, that would be consistent with our Mission of inspiring today's citizens to take action on their current environmental concerns. This is of course in the large perspective of global warming.
All volunteers are invited to attend the Development Committee/Planning Committee meetings on a drop-in or regular basis.
This Sub-committee would need to act within the policies and general direction of the Development Committee and Board, but would have a great deal of discretion and flexibility. Members would need to be committed to swing into action as effectively as possible when a project is being planned and activated (within reason). They would be managing or directing our social media as an ongoing responsibility.
Volunteers will assist participants with the activities, assist with set-up, and clean-up, and engage and interact with participants.
• Reporting to the designated depot at the assigned time
• Picking up route list, and meals, etc.
• Delivering meals to assigned clients, dropping off notices etc. within expected time frames
• Ensuring that meals are received by the client at the time of delivery or following previously made arrangements or procedures
• Talking with the client to observe that they are safe and all is well
• Returning containers and any money collected to the designated depot
• Returning any undeliverable meals to the designated depot
b) Maintain confidentiality of route sheets
c) Submission of expense claim form as required
d) Use “MOW” car sign to facilitate parking and to increase community awareness of the program
e) Report to the supervisor any concerns regarding the well-being of the clients
f) Attend in-service training as arranged by the branch, including initial orientation
- Physical activity: Volunteers lead warm up, running workouts, and other fitness activities while cheering them on and providing encouragement.
- Snack: Volunteers help to distribute snack to the students after the physical activity component.
- Word of the Day: Volunteers have the opportunity to explain a "Word of the Day” for the whole group. They will share the word selected for that week (as provided in the Director’s Manual) and ask for feedback from the students regarding the definition and how they can use it at some point in their lives.
- Journal: Volunteers assist children to record their accomplishments in both running and reading each week.
- Reading: Volunteers supervise as children read silently, read one-on-one with children or lead group reading, listen to them read and providing help and encouragement.
- Sell bingo cards
- Make correct change
- Act in a friendly manner to bingo participants
While bingo session occurs:
- Interact with bingo participants on the floor to sell cards
- Responsible for small float while selling cards on the floor
- When someone yells "bingo", call winning numbers back to "the caller" so he/she can approve their bingo call
- If approved, give winner their prize money
This position is suitable for female adults with a strong understanding of diversity & inclusion.
Greet and assist with customer purchases, handle money transactions, merchandise products.
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.
1. Work side by side with program staff and other volunteers.
2. Assist with planning and implementation of activities including crafts, games, sports, etc. that focus on the development of life skills, social skills, and character building.
3. Ensure that all children are safe while participating in the program.
4. Be prepared to work one-to-one with some of the children as directed by the staff.
5. Assist program staff with monitoring the children’s behaviour.
- greet, welcome customers
- assist customers in finding gifts or products
- learn product features and artisan information
- share the mission of Ten Thousand Villages
2. Operate the computerized cash register to ring in purchases, handling cash and credit cards.
3. Assist the Store Manager with keeping the store neat, clean and attractive and restocking inventory.
• Commitment to creating safe environments for girls, both emotionally and physically
• Communicate with parents/guardians
• Adhere to the Girl Guide Code of Conduct and Safe Guide
• Have fun
When you join Girl Guides as an adult volunteer, you’re embarking on an exciting journey. Each year from September to May, you’ll have the opportunity to help shape the next generation of girls through weekly activities, fun outings and programming that’s girl-centric, fun and engaging. There are so many possibilities! Your unit could go on an outdoor scavenger hunt, have a sleepover at a science museum or plant a tree. Our dynamic programming offers plenty of opportunities for you and your fellow Guiders to be creative and ignite the minds of girls.
Our volunteer opportunities are vast and varied.
Plans, prepares, delivers and collects displays for events and initiatives.
Seeks opportunities for HBFI promotion.
Coordinates with Event Manager to organize displays at events.
Requires use of a personal vehicle that can accommodate displays, including life-size cutouts to deliver and collect displays.
Requires the ability to carry displays.
Leads workgroup when new displays are necessary (including obtaining quotes, liaising with vendor, preparing and leading design collaboration between the vendor and workgroup).
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.
Provide one to one conversations with clients, give manicures, read stories, reminisce, play cards,etc.
Bring your own special skills and perhaps start a new interest group.
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.
1. help with computer work
2. assist staff with one to one activities such as reading, talking, doing manicures, puzzles, crafts, cards
3. assist staff with program activities such as carpet bowling, shuffle board, horseshoes, trivia
4. assist by helping with the day to day organizational chores such as set up, clean up, laundry, tidying, crafts, bulletin boards
5. help with special events such as Christmas party, garage sale, fundraising events.
- Help out with various everyday tasks such as setting up for lunch, cleaning up after lunch
- Work with small groups of adults with acquired communication disorders
- Use supportive conversation skills in facilitating discussion groups with clients within our programs
- Assist clients to understand and participate in various conversational and language-based communication activities
- Bring forth thoughts and new ideas to the group
Other responsibilities may include:
- Assisting staff with the set-up and clean-up of program space before and after each session
- Informing the SLP or CDA in advance when unable to attend a session
- Maintaining confidentiality within the parameters defined by the Halton-Peel Community Aphasia Programs
Registration - Friday, May 31, 2019 - shifts from 10 - 6 pm and Saturday - June 1st shifts from 9 am- 8 pm) (20 spots)
General (10 spots), Finish Line (10 spots)
This is a fun night in downtown Burlington on Saturday, June 1, 2019
- 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 individuals with a developmental disABILITY in a fun, friendly atmosphere! Helping out with crafts, activities and community outings. Sharing your talent with cooking, music, singing, crafts, dancing, fitness, drama, sports or any other special talent you can share with our program!
- Encourage guests and participants to bring a donation for the Infant Food Bank - diapers, formula, cereal and/or jars and pouches of baby food
-Volunteers work with the Infant Food Bank Facilitator to provide a plan for their event which includes methods of gathering donations, outline of product or fundraising goal and identification of event timeline.
- MCRC will provide posters and information about the Infant Food Bank and, if you like, an Infant Food Bank container for your guests to fill
Note: You can drop off your collected donations to MCRC at 410 Bronte Street South, Milton or we can arrange to pick them up.
Students: earn up to 4 hours of volunteer time for organizing and hosting your own Infant Food Bank event
Currently training Mondays and Thursdays from 6pm to 7:30 pm, as well as specific Saturdays or Sundays when track meets are held.
- Work collaboratively with the other board members to oversee the governance and operation of SOTB
- Attend monthly meetings of the board
- Consult with the board in the preparation of meeting agendas and take meeting minutes.
Several special events are organized each year where volunteers are needed to assist with organizing and running the event. Events such as: golf tournaments, diversity day events, racquet club events, dragon boat races and most importantly our annual fundraising Stardust Gala.
The funds raised at these events goes towards providing programs for children in care, such as bursaries, camps, educational programs and seasonal gifts through the Children’s Aid Foundation of Halton.
Volunteers provide an opportunity for the client to be more than a diagnosis; creating a safe place for clients and their families to share the physical, emotional and spiritual changes they are experiencing. A visit might include legacy work, sharing histories, talking of gardening, or sitting quietly.
Visits usually take place once a week for about 1-2 hours in the client’s home. At times the volunteer may provide respite for the caregiver. Dependent on the client’s ability may take the client out for a walk or a drive as well.
- 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.
- Students will form relay teams to fundraise and take turn walking or running around your school’s track, passing the baton to teammates to achieve personal or team distance goals, and connect with others in this emotionally inspiring event
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.
- Following an established sequence in a historical research project, province by province
- Literature Searcher in relevant journals and publications including government documents
- Interviewer to gather verbal and personal testimony
- There may be a request for assistance with some archival duties with materials from the 1970s/1980s.
Help with group or one on one activities.
- Helping to brainstorm and plan weekly activities, the sky is the limit!
- Help us promote the activities via social media or by handing out flyers
- Volunteers are also expected to attend program and help execute the planned activities
- Volunteers also support with the set up and take down of activities
- Volunteers must be comfortable enough to help implement the programming they plan
- Volunteers are required to interact with the Youth during program hours
- Volunteers are required to communicate safety instructions to youth and communicate any inappropriate behaviours witnessed to staff team
~Assist residents to get to and from the program area and help them during the activity is 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.
- Advise, instruct, and assist the Committee to apply fundraising strategies. Some experience required.
- Attending Committee meetings when possible will provide knowledge of our values, history, current activities, procedures, and weaknesses vs. strengths.
- Report to the Development Committee through the Volunteer Coordinator.
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.
- Input consigned and/or donated items into the computer system
- Tag clothes and items with prices
- Hang and display merchandise
- Greet customers
- Assist customers in choosing outfits and accessories
- Cashier (if you are interested in this position, the shop will provide additional training)
- Support the President in maintaining a high standard for Board conduct and uphold policies and Bylaws re. Director's conduct,
-keep a roll of the names and addresses of the Members. Ensure proper recording and maintenance of minutes of the Corporation, Board and committees.
-Attend to correspondence on behalf of the Board. Have secure custody of all minute books, documents, registers and the seal of the Corporation, maintained as required by law. Ensure that all reports are prepared and filed as required by law or requested by the Board.
Give notice as required by the By-Laws of meetings of the Corporation, the Board and Board committees.
(Members of the Board would assist with the initial organizing for handing over these responsibilities.)
-Sort and stock our emergency food cupboard
-Helping donors in with their donations
-Volunteers should be able to work standing up for short periods of time.
-Some of the volunteers positions do require some walking, hanging and sorting clothing in the store.
Visits could include conversation, games, activities of interest and /or outings in the local community. Time Commitment of 1-2 hours per week.
Visits may include conversation, games, activities of interest and /or outings in the local community. Time Commitment of 1-2 hours per week.
Suitable for Adults and Seniors who have a good driving record.
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.
• Learn how and help measure and ID trees
• Maintain vital trails system for the park
• Identify and remove invasive plants
Those who step forward to help with gardening learn about water efficiency, and what plants are habitat or food for which wildlife and important insect species. Also, will learn what plants are invaders that overrun our local natural spaces if not kept in check through removal and replacement plantings.
The learning occurs while engaged in hands-on projects that may include getting your hands dirty while digging, planting, weeding, watering. Then, take a walk in the park and watch your work grow! The Park is a great place to meet others while enjoying the outdoors!
We are seeking commited people to assist our major events committing to being responsible for any of the following:
- Obtaining donated items
- Community Awareness/Marketing
- Selling Tickets
- Joining fundraising event committees
Assisting with loading and unloading of merchandise from donor locations to ReStore receiving docks
Assisting with moving merchandise onto the sales floor
Assisting with the training of new Volunteer Driver Assistants and Drivers when required
Assisting with documenting and verifying items picked-up
Themes and activities change every month.
Assist the Family Advisory Committee with the set-up, and facilitation of evening activities and tear down at the end of the event
- Requires some physical strength to perform tasks as assigned
- Able to take direction as required and seek out guidance on projects.
- Perform assigned duties on renovation sites
- Work in collaboration with fellow Crew Members and affiliate staff.
- Maintain a clean and orderly work site at all time.
- Strive for quality
- Ensure safety on site at all times.
- Contribute to a positive and rewarding work environment for all.
- May need to load and unload delivery vehicles
- 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
• Ensure the merchandise is presented in a tidy, clean and organized manner to encourage sales
• Responsible to know what merchandise is currently on the shelves
• Be able to respond to customer inquiries regarding merchandise when needed
• Assist with loading and unloading donated merchandise from/to customers’ vehicles
• Actively approach customers to help them find items they are looking for
• Be courteous, respectful and professional to both the customer and your fellow volunteers
• Train and provide support to all new volunteers as required
• Ensure work area is clean, tidy and safe at all times
• Assist in providing information on Habitat for Humanity and making referrals when appropriate
• Other duties as required.
Provide customer service
Help with general housekeeping tasks
Assist with pick ups
Repair damaged items and assembles products to sell in the ReStore
• Assist in answering phone calls
• Periodically review merchandise on shelves to further assist customer inquiries
• Be courteous, respectful and professional to both the customer and your fellow volunteers;
• Train and provide support to all new volunteers as required;
• Ensure work area is clean, tidy and safe at all times;
• Assist in providing information on Habitat for Humanity and making appropriate referrals when appropriate;
• Other duties as required.
The role of the Cashier is to provide assistance to the ReStore with front line cash operations. This support allows HFH Halton to raise funds to cover the affiliate’s operational costs and build homes in the Halton community.
Responsible to: The ReStore Staff member on duty
Screening Process: Interview + provide two References + Police Check
- Prior to taking the shuttle out on the road, complete a safety inspection report including a walk around of the vehicle to ensure it is in good physical/safe condition(lights, brakes, flashers, scratches, etc). Post-driving inspections are also done to ensure the vehicle is returned in the same condition or, it is noted that repairs/maintenance need to be made prior to it’s next scheduled run. If repairs need to be addressed, notification must be made to the volunteer department at time immediately.
- Check the volunteer schedule for registrations to ensure all volunteers are accounted for to and from trips and notify the volunteer department of any discrepancies
- Adhere to all local traffic and parking by-laws (including provincial & municipal)
- Update volunteer files
- Assist with documentation of completed hours
- Provide assistance in creating and updating volunteer orientation and training modules
- Assist with updating volunteer literature (position description and manuals)
- Assist with the creation and updating of policies and procedures
- Help with administrative duties as required (photocopying, faxing, etc.)
- Assist with the planning and execution of volunteer recognition programs and events
• Ensuring all volunteer applications are complete and paperwork is in order
• Conducting reference checks via phone in a professional manner
• Familiarizes the volunteer with the organization and be cognizant of the skills a volunteer brings to Habitat that may be better suited to other roles (i.e.: committees)
• Assist in developing and implementing volunteer recruitment strategies
• Assist with the planning and execution of volunteer recognition programs and events
• Assist with updating volunteer literature (position description and manuals)
• Maintain accurate statistical information on interviews in an excel format
• Help with administrative duties as required (photocopying, faxing, etc.)
We do not give advice. Volunteers befriend and listen to callers, provide crisis prevention/intervention and help callers explore alternatives so they may find a solution to their particular situation.
- To assist with answer phone, transfer calls, take messages, as well as answering door, welcoming visitors, escorting visitors to residents rooms
- Taking, coffee, tea, snacks to residents rooms
- Light housekeeping
- Offering support to residents and families
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.
- Attend and participate in regular Volunteer Relations committee meetings
- Present Recruitment reports at committee meetings
- Attend and participate in volunteer recognition events
- Participate in fulfilling the HFHHM volunteer department goals as set out in the Strategic Plan
- Schedule and Chair “Recruitment Planning” meetings as required
- Lead the Volunteer Relations Committee in post-event debriefings
- Develop, execute and assume the lead role in volunteer recruitment strategies and campaigns to increase the number of volunteers.
- Identify, contact and maintain recruitment sources
- The Recruitment Coordinator will also work closely with the Youth Coordinator, Community Ambassadors, and the Administrative Coordinator to achieve recruitment goals
- The incumbent will also work closely with the Marketing and Communication manager who will manage all social media advertising ( advertising, web posting, posters, Letters, email blasts, Twitter, Facebook and other social media resources)
- May be required to provide input and feedback on other committees as it relates to Recruitment strategies
- May be required to speak to small groups (20+)
- Work closely with HFH Halton-Mississauga Staff and Volunteers as required
• Responsible to coordinate tools required for the day’s activity and return tools to the Tool Crib Attendant.
• Ensure safety onsite at all times.
• Maintain a clean and orderly work site at all time.
• Maintain quality build standards in collaboration with the Site Foreperson and Construction Manager.
• May be required to load and unload delivery vehicles
• Must bring a cooperative and enthusiastic attitude to the construction site
• Able to lift a minimum of 25 lbs and possess reasonable agility to do necessary physical labour.
• Willingness and ability to learn new skills.
- Willing and able to lead a team, mentor and coach others on construction is a must
- Knowledge about single and multi- family unit framing
- Assist in Carpentry related aspects of home build process
- Participate in fulfilling the HFH Halton volunteer department goals as set out in the Strategic Plan
- Schedule and Chair “Recognition Planning” meetings as required
- Lead the Volunteer Relations Committee in post-event debriefings
- Develop and recommend an affiliate recognition program (BBQ, internal awards etc.)
- Develop an Annual Events Calendar
- Plan, execute and assume the lead role in recognition events (theme, décor, location, food & beverage, supplies, etc. 350+ volunteers & guests)
- Work closely with HFH Halton-Mississauga Staff and Volunteers as required
- 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
. Usher audience members into the Church, provide programs and sometimes assist in seating more elderly audience members . Assist in staging of concerts, moving piano, chairs and stands before and clearing chairs etc after the concert.
We are looking for volunteers with an interest in:
- understanding how an orchestra concert is presented
- providing excellent customer service to OCO patrons
- helping set up the stage & box office before concerts and tear-down post-concert
- ushering and interacting with patrons
- assisting in raffle and soloist flower presentations
- assisting with intermission reception preparation, execution & clean-up
• People able to water, weed and harvest
• Fundraisers and a treasurer
• Communications volunteer to be a liaison with the local paper
4-6pm assist staff in after-school programming
7-8:30pm assist staff in childminding during Calling all Parents programming
This position works directly with the salvage crew removing kitchens from community members homes for resale in our ReStore along with other salvage jobs including house demos.
Please note this position requires moving, loading and unloading heavy items (up to 50lbs).
• Assist in loading the donated items into the Habitat ReStore truck
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
Coaching duties include:
- Organizing/coming up with practice drills
- Executing drills
- Helping players on the field
- Coordinating games