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Duration: LEADR’s Board of Directors serve a two-year term.
Required Commitments: Board Members attend eight meetings per year, including LEADR’s Annual General Meeting, which is held in June. Meetings are not held in July, August or December.
Director Requirements: Directors are responsible for operating within a policy-oriented governance model, including strategic planning, discussing and voting on motions, delivering agreed upon action items, supporting all Board decisions, and the effectiveness of meetings.
Overview: Duties, Responsibilities and Time Commitment
- Attend eight Board meetings per year, including LEADR’s Annual General Meeting in June.
- Participate in a minimum of one committee or advisory group.
- Commit to approximately 4-6 hours of Board or committee related duties per month.
- Attend Board meetings; contribute expertise on a strategic, planning level, to support operational needs; advance agenda discussions and reach consensus.
- Assist with Board agreed upon, action items; ensuring items are completed, prior to the next meeting.
- Maintain a growth mindset, listening carefully, during discussions with opposing perspectives.
- Demonstrate high levels of professionalism and respect for others.
- Make informed and carefully considered decisions based on the needs of the organization and its long-term health.
Onboarding and Professional Development
- Complete LEADR’s mandatory, onboarding training (e.g., WHMIS, AODA, and Workplace Violence and Harassment) which includes approximately, 4-6 hours of online training.
- Participate in recommended (or required) professional development training as needed to support Board related duties.
● Meet with an adult learner in person, remotely or hybrid, twice a week, to provide a 2-hour, one-to-one, tutoring session.
● Assist learners with developing their basic literacy skills (reading, writing, math or digital skills).
● Record and briefly summarize learners’ activities at the end of each session.
● Track learners’ progress; send updates to LEADR staff.
● Help identify and implement learners’ milestones; provide timely updates to LEADR staff; and ensure proper documentation.
Volunteers are needed to be present with one of the Christmas Kettles (fundraising stands) in local businesses throughout Pickering and Ajax during the Christmas shopping season. Volunteer will greet people who are passing by and thank those who give. Volunteers need to be engaging and able to smile and speak with people as possible. Shifts are scheduled based on availability and needs as best as possible. Minimum 2hr shift. Longer and split shifts also available. Days, evenings and Saturdays available. Standing is encouraged but not mandatory.
Looking for long-term Volunteers (minimum of 6 months, required to attend 2 hours minimum per week) to assist with every day programs, events, outings, entertainment and much MORE!
A variety of volunteer opportunities available to assist with weekly timed 5 km run on the Duffins Trail * marshal, photography * setup, tear-down * timer, scanning, finish tokens * other tasks as needed
To participate in the Ontario Caregiver Organization’s 1:1 Peer Support Program as a Peer Mentor, delivering emotional support to other caregivers as they navigate their caregiving journey * be familiar with OCO’s mission, vision and programs and supports * facilitate peer support programs in a confidential, non-judgmental and friendly atmosphere * expertly guide conversations that allow caregivers to meet others with similar and dissimilar caregiving experiences * offer support and guidance on matters that help caregivers in their journey * provide feedback on OCO’s programs and resources that can help shape the ongoing delivery of OCO’s support and resources for caregivers * maintain confidentiality on sensitive issues as per OCO’s confidentiality agreement * communicate in a timely matter any concerns or issues to OCO staff liaison * follow all policies and procedures outlined in OCO’s volunteer handbook * understand and accept the roles and responsibilities of the peer support program * successfully complete all peer mentor training
Visit one-on-one with a resident * listen, chat and enjoy some time together
In this role, you will: work with other volunteers to support Auxiliary fundraising goals through customer service and sales from the various operations roles are available in gift shops, cafes, and second-hand clothing stores * roles available at Ajax Pickering (hospital and long term care facility), Bowmanville (in-hospital and off-site), Oshawa, Port Perry (in-hospital and off-site)
Brain Waves Cafe is a monthly social gathering for people living with dementia and their care partners * Volunteers welcome participants to the cafe provideing them with a safe and welcoming environment to stimulate socialization and participation * Volunteers present the program/agenda and facilitate converstaion and discussion * Promote a fun, safe and inclusive social environment conducive to group cohesion and relationship building
One-on-one visit with senior * play games, assist with puzzles * read aloud
Act as the first point of contact for visitors and guests to the office * perform clerical tasks including reception, answering phones, greeting clients and visitors to the the office, and assist with financial data entry.
Assist with planning and leading a weekly walking group for people living with dementia and their care partners * this program is designed to promote physical activity and socialization by providing a fun and safe outing opportunity.
Assist individuals as they transition back to community after being incarcerated for sexual offending * meet individuals at a circle of support and accountability * safer, healthier communities is an underlying goal
Attend all necessary Habitat GTA training sessions, provide on the job training and supervision for semi-skilled and unskilled volunteers * lead a group of volunteers, including homeowners, in the construction of simple, decent, affordable homes while upholding standards of safety, quality, and fun * assist in providing a safe and healthy working environment such as: use of equipment, personal protective equipment for volunteers, delegating work, maintaining a suitable working environment including preparing for weather, cleaning, tasks, etc. * ensure necessary tools are on the site for specific tasks and supervision of clean up, returning of tools and excess materials * have an understanding of the construction process; work in various phases of construction including framing, roofing, dry walling, etc. * have an understanding of the construction process; work in various phases of construction including framing, roofing, etc. * crew members perform tasks that require a level of skill and need to have the ability to quickly assess the abilities of volunteers. The Crew must be able to teach crew members proper construction techniques, answer their questions, show patience.
Assist shoppers purchase new and gently-used womens, mens and childrens clothing * ensure tidiness of store * set up and take down displays * handle cash * sort clothing donations * promote, be able to talk to customers about Bethesda House
Actively recruiting volunteers
Engage a resident in activities and conversation, one to one * participate in activities of personal interest and ability
Able to learn to use construction tools and equipment with training and supervision * ability to lift 20-30lbs * aAssist in providing a safe and healthy working environment * come with a willingness to learn from experienced volunteers and staff and to work as part of a team * positive attitude, enthusiasm, flexibility and a sense of humour is always key! Tasks are not always glamourous, so be prepared to do a variety of things.
Many positions available at the York-Durham Heritage Railway Association * ambassador for the railway * assist with on-board services annual seasonal events * offer tourist train experience on heritage coaches, on-board entertainment * seasonal events in Uxbridge, snack bar and souvenir stand * establish and maintain a museum of railway memorabilia * promote rail heritage education
-Provide a loving, nurturing environment for the dog.
-Book and bring the dog to vet appointments.
-Provide some basic training (e.g. house training, crate training, basic commands, leash walks, etc.).
-Pick up the dog's supplies.
-Attend meet and greets with potential adopters.
-There are no financial costs to foster. All vet and medication expenses and supplies (dog bed, food, crate, leash, collar, toys, pee pads, etc.) are covered by HTDR.
-HTDR provides continuous support to fosters through their assigned foster, medical and adoption coordinators.
-HTDR's foster community is connected through social media to provide support, suggestions and resources.
-HTDR works with fosters to match them with dogs that meet their preferences (size, age, temperament, etc.)
-Accepting a rescue dog is voluntary and fosters determine their availability.
-If a placement is not working out, an alternate foster will be found as quickly as possible.
-Assistance with transportation of dog and supplies can sometimes be arranged.
Frequently Asked Questions:
-Fostering typically lasts 3 to 15 weeks, depending on the needs of the dog.
-Foster homes can have children and other pets. Pet vaccinations must be up-to-date.
-Condos and apartments are welcome as foster homes once it is verified that dogs are allowed in the building.
-HTDR currently has fosters in Toronto and several regions around the GTA. Please note that veterinarian partners are mostly located in Toronto and around the GTA.
-Planning to travel? No problem. Fostering works around your schedule.
Looking to make new connections? We are looking for volunteers to support individuals 21+ with a developmental disability with various activities.This could be in-person or virtually. In-person you will support staff with a small group to head out into the community for various activites and events. Virtually you will meet 1 v 1 with someone to chat, play games etc. or help run a small group to play games or a learning session.
Assist at food bank * sort food donations and pack food bags for clients * gather and pack frozen meat, produce and dairy bags for clients.
Katimavik’s National Experience is an opportunity for any Canadian citizens, permanent residents or landed refugees aged 17 – 25 who are looking for 5.5 months of creative learning, community engagement, Truth and Reconciliation, and self-discovery * participants will live in a group setting with up to 10 of their peers in two separate communities throughout the course of the program * during the program they engage in 32 hours of valuable volunteer work a week, learn how to manage a house, make lifelong friends, and gain confidence that they themselves can make an impactful difference in our country.
This is a fully funded opportunity where participants’ travel expenses, living accommodations, food costs, and daily needs are covered * participants will need to bring is their dedication, empathy, and commitment to making a better world * Katimavik aims to help young folks become engaged, caring citizens and capable contributors and leaders for a better Canada through the development of 21st century skills, experiential learning, and civic engagement.
Program cohorts start every January and July of each year.
Supporting members throughout a variety of events including:
- Art Workshops
- Cooking Classes
- Weekend Cabin Retreats - at Camp Samac
- Bowling Nights
- Dinner & Movie Nights
Duties during events include
- engaging with members during their friends in a friendly socializing role
- promote appropriate life and social skills
- encourage members to participate in events through positive energy
- assisting members to ensure they're included in programs i.e., holding knife while member places hand over top of yours to assist with cutting food items
- supporting staff in set up and clean up of events including: whiping down tables/counters, dishes, decorating, moving furniture, changing garbages etc.
Attending a mandatory intake meeting with the Recreation Manager along with a 2-day training sometime in July.
Support adults diagnosed with developmental disabilities in a Camp setting, bringing them to activities around camp, ensuring to attend to their emotional needs, acting as a support "friend-like" role.
Assist with daily routines including but not limited to: clothing changing, teeth brushing, showering, supporting toileting (whiping, accidents causing clothing changes from soiling).
Report any issues, concerns, behaviours etc. to a staff or the recreation manager.
Attend daily volunteer meetings to discuss days' events, things to note of or check ins/debriefs.
Ensure members are brought to meal times (9am, 1pm & 6pm)
Ensure members who have medications receive them whether in the dining hall during meal times to brought to the nurse's cabin. Ensuring member's health is mantained and brought to the nurses for any potential concerns i.e., cuts, falls, heat exhaustion, pain, etc.
In home Volunteer Angels provide childcare support for parents who have been diagnosed with cancer, for those requiring palliative care, and for families requiring additional relief during the bereavement period to help reduce any stress or anxiety they may be experiencing due to their parent’s illness or death.
By meeting weekly, building trust, and having fun, our Angels help parents gain the confidence and peace of mind to rest or attend medical appointments, knowing their children are cared for and supported by knowledgeable and compassionate volunteers.
Provide fun, educational, creative, and safe experiences for the children.
- Promoting our programs and workshops on social networks and monitor engagement (e.g. comments and shares)
- Creating and distributing marketing copy to advertise our projects
- Writing blog posts about our inititatives and events
- Ultimately, you will help us reach our target audience by delivering both useful and appealing online information regarding our events, workshops and programs.
- Identify community needs and recomend new topics
- A student involved in the above areas of study, seeking to get hands on experience
- Anyone with experience and a willingness to get involved with community work
Volunteer Board Members Welcome
FOOTPRINTS 4 Autism is a nonprofit registered charity serving Durham Region. We offer respite and recreational programs for families with children and youth on the autism spectrum. We are currently growing from a Steering Committee to a Governance Board, and looking for new members to join our Board.
We need Board members in the following areas: Marketing, Communications, Fund Development, Finance and Secretary. For a 2-year commitment.
Board meetings are held once-a-month in Whitby. We have a virtual option as well. Members can choose roles in Marketing & Communications, Fund Development, Finance, Human Resources and ad-hoc Project sub-committees.
These roles can be rewarding to anyone from lawyers, insurance agents, marketing and advertising to accountants, fundraisers, administration, and community minded people, to name a few.
Interested in volunteering? We would love to hear from you. Please send resume to:
Have questions? Call Sandra at 905-420-0388 ext. 1
Watch our clients' children while their parents attend onsite programs.
JA Central Ontario is looking for enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers to support students through JA learning experiences* JA engages volunteers from the local business communities to add value to the student experience by sharing industry insights and expertise* Using our highly interactive education programs you will aid students in developing necessary business and life skills, to enter tomorrows’ workforce* Acting as a resource, facilitator, motivator, and role model you will facilitate a JA learning experience in the classroom for a half a full day.
- Provide companionship to seniors through one to one visits
- Assist with quality recreation programs and special events to enhance the resident experience
- Provide volunteers with the opportunity to integrate with a long term care home's work environment
We are looking for volunteers ages 15 - 30 to engage them in volunteer placements. There are ongoing programs like Digital Marketing and Advertising, Community Events to provide support, Technology program for Seniors, Food Pantry Program, Administration work. Talent and Skills Development workshops are provided along with training sessions to gain experience.
one-to-one or group volunteer opportunities available
- Palliative Care Volunteer
- Grief & Bereavement Volunteer
- Fundraising Initiatives, Events and Community Awareness Volunteer
- Administrative Support Volunteer
- VON DHS Community Corporation (VON CC)
We have current openings for Child/Youth Volunteers with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) children 4-13 yrs. old)
2 shifts per month (approx. 8 hr. commitment)
Saturday Only. Mornings- 8:45 am-12:45 pm and afternoons- 1:15pm to 5:15pm
What would your typical day look like?
· set up area prior to children arriving
· Provide one on one supervision – a volunteer with one ASD child.
· Helping the child choose their activities and develop socialization skills through fun learning.
· After the session: Clean up and sanitize toys, debrief.
Ideal for high school students interested in working with ASD or adults with ASD children or have an interest in working with ASD, gaining experience for post-secondary students including ECE, Social Work/Service, Psychology students, Teachers for example.
What can I expect from being a FOOTPRINTS Volunteer?
Volunteering with ASD children is a contribution to the community and one of the most rewarding experiences.
** We provide complete training to our volunteers including Level C CPR/First Aid.
You bring a sense of happiness to an autistic child and real-life experience working with ASD children, while gaining team building and leadership skills. If you are a high school student going into post-secondary or a college or university student, volunteering with FOOTPRINTS builds industry recognized experience on your resume. As an adult volunteer your impact on an ASD child’s life is immeasurable.
Email Michele at firstname.lastname@example.org today!
Visit us at footprints4autism.org
VOLUNTEER DRIVERS provide safe, reliable transportation for children, youth and families to/from
appointments , family visits, school and camp.
• Provide local and long distance transportation for children.
• Abide by the rules of the road and all driving/automobile related laws.
• Properly use child restraints, according to current standards.
• Follow all policies and procedures related to volunteer driving as outlined in Volunteer Services.
QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE & SKILL REQUIREMENT
• Driver’s abstract must be submitted prior to commencing as a Volunteer Driver and will be completed
on an annual basis.
• Must have and maintain a mechanically sound and safe vehicle at all times
• Must have, and maintain, a minimum of $1,000,000 liability insurance.
• Adherence to mandatory seatbelt and child restraint regulations.
• Experience with children an asset.
•Reliability, flexibility, patience and confidentiality are all required.
•Must have a good driving record, acceptable police check and driver’s abstract.
•Must have a valid G driver’s license at all times
To become an approved volunteer with the Society, all applicants must complete the
screening process. Acceptance will be based on the results of this process.
• Volunteers must be 18 years or older.
• Volunteers must live or work in the Durham Region.
• Applicants will attend an information session in a group or individually.
• Applicants will complete an application form.
• An internal Society records check will be completed to determine any Society involvement.
• A provincial records check will be completed within the Child Protection Information Network (CPIN)
• Applicants will provide the names of three references and references will be deemed favourable. Manager, Communications & Community Relations has the discretion to approve an applicant with 2 references completed and deemed favourable.
• Applicants will provide a Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector screening
• Applicants will provide proof of a valid driver’s license and a favorable driver’s abstract from the Ministry of Transportation when an assignment involves transporting children, youth and families.
• Applicants will be interviewed by the Coordinator of Volunteer Services to determine their suitability as a volunteer.
• Applicants will provide a Release of Information to contact other Children’s Aid Societies when there has been involvement or if they have resided outside of the Region for the last 10 years.
• Applicants will attend and complete New Volunteer Training
• Applicants must sign an Oath of Confidentiality
• Applicants will sign the Volunteer Agreement
• The applicant will be notified when they have been either approved or denied.
Members to join board committees * Fundraising/Financial * Policy & Procedure * Board Development
VOLUNTEER BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Community Living Oshawa/Clarington is an accredited, non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the achievement of personal outcomes for people with developmental disabilities. We are currently accepting applications and nominations for members of the Board of Directors and committees of the Board.
To guide the organization, in partnership with the Executive Director and Senior Management Team, through the implementation of the organizational strategic plan.
- Attend monthly Board meetings
- Participate on one other standing committee of the Board
- Support and attend agency events when possible
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
- Culture and Diversity
- Non-profit organizations
- Information Technology (IT)
- Law and/or community policing
- Real Estate
- Social Services
- Board or committee experience
- Understanding of Roberts Rules of Order
- Strategic planning skills
TIME COMMITMENT: 4 – 10 hours per month
LOCATION: 39 Wellington Ave. East, Oshawa - (Event locations may vary and virtual attendance is optional)
SUPPORT FOR SUCCESS:
- Initial orientation and Board Orientation Manual
- Board orientation visits
- Ongoing training sessions
- Assist in bringing new opportunities and experiences to individuals with a developmental disability, and the fulfillment of knowing that you are making a difference in someone’s life!
- Exposure to non-profit and governance model which may be applied into future professional goals.
- Leadership experience.
- Strategic and facilitation skills.
For an application, nomination form, or further information, please contact Wendy Shaw, Executive Assistant to the Board of Directors at email@example.com , or by phone at 905-576-3011 ext. 330.
Our Humane Education Volunteer Team plays a vital role in representing the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society in schools and the local communities we support across the province.
This is a flexible role that gives you the chance to get involved in lots of different activities.
Each activity helps to raise awareness and fosters empathy, promotes a sense of responsibility, and inspires connection with animals and the environment.
As this is a varied role, you might get involved in any, or all, of the following:
Delivering presentations (30-75 minutes in length) primarily to local schools, however, this could be extended to community groups.
The content for presentations will cover the Ontario SPCA mission and reflect humane education`s goal to inspire compassion, empathy, and respect for all animals.
Attend community events hosted by the organization or other community partners, as a representative of the Ontario SPCA, for example hosting an information booth at a local event or activity.
Raising awareness of our work by utilizing your personal and professional contacts.
- Positive role model
- Have a good working knowledge of PowerPoint, Google Classroom, and other presentation software
- Ability to clearly communicate instructions to participants
- Enjoy working with youth
- Ability to stand for periods of time and comfortable conversing with the public
- Desire to learn more about animal well-being and our Humane Education programs
- Ability to provide a clear Vulnerable Sector Clearance -VSC Comfortable interacting and engaging with children
- A vehicle in good working order will be required for this role
- Previous teaching, presenting or experience working in a school setting would be helpful
We recognize the time contribution of being a volunteer. Therefore, we support a customized approach to your schedule to best suit your availability.
During our onboarding process, we will capture your time preferences and availability. We are always looking for individuals who are dependable and responsible.
This role is flexible, each volunteer will be travelling within their local community, with a focus of presenting to schools.
Anywhere from eight to twenty hours a month is expected for this role.
*Mileage reimbursement is NOT available for this role; therefore, we do our very best to schedule presentations within a 25km radius of your community.
Supervision and Support
As a Humane Education Volunteer, you will be supported by Ontario SPCA Humane Education staff.
This staff partner will provide you with training for your specific role, your schedule, and any required administration, feedback or updates.
The Volunteer Development Team will always be available to offer support and guidance.
You will also have direct access to our online communities, where you can find organizational updates, and contact information for your staff partners.
Be a part of a team of museum village gardeners * assist in the research, planning, planting, and maintenance of the heritage gardens
Tags has been helping rehome animals for over 30 years. TAGS Mission is to provide rehoming and medical care to displaced companion animals and to support the community in the areas of humane education, behavior counselling, the promotion of responsible pet ownership and meeting the needs of animals.
We are looking for volunteers since our charity is run 100% by volunteers. Please check out our Facebook page or our website to inquire/apply for volunteer opportunities at https://animalguardian.org/
Coordinate the foster recruitment process from end to end
Conduct the final foster interview and home visit (virtual or in-person)
Make the decision on whether to accept the applicant into the TAGS foster program
Onboard the new foster
- Manage andmaintain the foster tracker in Google Docs
- Facilitate Foster Orientations for new fosters. This is an interactive session that can be held in-person at TAGs or virtually. Fosters are required to attend orientation - it’s not optional.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Proficient with Email, Google Docs etc.
Committee members take ownership of fundraising and contribute significantly to TCEP corporate sponsorship, personal giving, fundraising events and other campaigns. They leverage personal or professional networks, practice event planning skills, and help get people excited about healthy wholesome food! The committee convenes once every 4 to 6 weeks, and members are expected to attend at least 75% of those meetings.
We believe that food has the power to bring people together!
Volunteer Food Educators support the TCEP staff team in delivering food literacy programs at our food education center and around the community. Food educators may supervise and assist in cooking activities, lead group discussions, and participate in all other aspects of program delivery from set-up to clean-up. Volunteer food educators are also welcome to contribute to program planning to ensure our curriculum contains exciting activities, and promote food system sustainability.
We believe that food has the power to bring people together!
If you speak more than one language we would love to have you become part of this exciting venture!
· If you’re interested in volunteering for any position and you have other language skills that’s wonderful!
· However, we would still need your language abilities even if you’re not volunteering for another position.
So, please reach out to us!
We believe that food has the power to bring people together!
Clean water and food dishes, cages * ensure animals have fresh food, water * socialize with cats and kittens * talk to potential adopters and others about cats, cat issues, adoption. If interested in volunteering please complete the more detailed application at avacats.org.
Provide excellent customer service to all Whitby Courthouse Theatre patrons in roles such as ushering, concessions sales, ticket scanners, etc.
Instruct clients on life skills * sew, cook, shop, budget * safety skills * music, art * computers * mentor social awareness skills * develop trust * accompany into community to engage in social activities
Groom * feed and care for animals * clean stables and stalls * lead small animals
Our Crisis Response Volunteers assist our Crisis Intervention Counsellors on-site when they respond to police requests for victim assistance * Crisis responders provide emotional support and community referrals to victims of violent crime, and those impacted by sudden tragedy like the death of a loved one * We provide crisis assistance to victims, their families and witnesses.
Facilitate Go Girls, program for girls 10-14 to learn about food and nutrition * provide guidance, attention, praise, and advice to instill trust and self-confidence * promote the importance of staying in school and healthy relationships with family and peers
Facilitate Game On,program for young men 12 to 14 * promote Literacy program, self-esteem and sports activities * provide guidance, attention, praise and advice * promote importance of staying in school and healthy relationships with family and peers
One-on-one mentor to child aged 6-16 * meet, plan weekly outing * provide guidance, attention, praise and advice * promote importance of staying in school and healthy relationships with family and peers
Complete health screening with clients, families and visitors to the centre * provide a friendly welcome and provide answers to general inquiries in a courteous professional manner
Assist staff with excerise and falls prevention classes in specific locations in Durham Region * Provide information to clients * Assist with Equipment cleaning * Assist with setting up and taking down excerise area
Manage the finances for the Carion Fenn Foundation * Perform internal audit as needed for the finances of the foundation * Record expenses, payments and other expenditures * Create and consolidate financial statements at the year-end (March 31st) * Manage the budget for the Carion Fenn Foundation * Keep track of charitable donations * Be prepared to explain the finances of the foundation as required *
Record payments, invoices and expenses * responsible for accounts and bank reconciliations * prepare financial internal reports * prepare HST and CRA remittances * prepare annual financial statements * maintain financial records, including books of account, necessary for the foundation * receive and keep track of receipts for expenses * issue income tax receipts for donations * maintain a receivable and payable list * record all transactions * prepare budget for grants * prepare annual budget * prepare annual financial statements * prepare information return for Revenue Canada * keep track of charitable donations and receipts and report annually to the CRA * attend monthly meetings in person or online when needed
Provide support at events or online when needed * attend board meetings * provide support to board and executive team if needed * must have the Board of Directors' approval prior to responding to any internal or external communications
The Director at Large is appointed by the Board of Directors to serve for a mandatory three-year term.
Lead the communications team * monitor current affairs and keep the President informed of that has a direct impact on our community * create, edit and maintain award applications, speeches, event text and website content with management approval * oversee marketing campaigns, media relations and external and internal communications * maintain updated Letter head, Company documents, email signatures and LOGO yearly review with President * Facebook: Maintain and edit the profile bio with President approval (Carion Fenn, Carion Fenn Network, Carion Fenn Foundation) – Monitor and update * Carion Fenn Network - Create blogs to encourage conversations * website editing: content (www.carionfenn.org, www.carionfenn.com, www.toegtherwearestronger.org, www.rarediseasexpo.com) * Hootsuite & Social Media Accounts (Create and Pre-program monthly tweets) * Press Release (Release press releases on what we are doing as required) * Newsletter and E-News (Create newsletter as required) * media (Tv &Newspaper: liaison with media set up interviews with Carion Fenn) * events (Present at events to greet and help Media) * marketing events (Post Events on Media Websites, Carion Fenn Network, Facebook, Eventbrite) * content creation (Create Event Text for all programs, REQUESTED CONTENTS AS REQUIRED) * TV Show: Health 180 with Carion Fenn * create and edit content for Volunteer Ad Post * implement strategies to promote the work of the organization * promote events, activities and awareness online * must have management approval prior to responding to all internal or external communications * create and maintain marketing material with management approval. Flyers, Brochures, Banners etc.
Administrative support to the foundation team * file, telephone, documents, photocopy * monitor social media and provide support * communicate with volunteers, maintain and update email * coordinate Flag raising, proclamation and delegation requests and grant and funding lists * maintain and update award lists, complete award applications * attend Community and Program Events * help maintain office * recruit, schedule and track volunteer hours with monthly reports to the foundation * manage membership and sponsor lists * coordinate community events (adopt the park) and other projects * human resources and other administrative duties
Researches and identify Funding opportunities * seeks sponsorship/donations * build relationships: raise funds through fundraising and sponsorship.
Grant writer * develop and write grant proposals and make funding applications to foundations and other grant-making organizations * organize and submit grant requests, establish and maintain foundation contacts * maintain a calendar of submissions and other deadlines * research grants/funding opportunities * make donation requests to banks, social clubs and organizations
Create materials to visually represent the organization’s identity and ensure consistent organizational branding * create and update existing templates including letterheads, newsletters, brochures, flyers, factsheets, signage and banners consistent with brand guidelines * create graphics to be used for digital communications * support the Communications team and foundation with branding content creation * design flyers, brochures, logos and banners etc.
Assist staff with social and recreational activities * work one on one with a client * help with meal preparation, serving meals and other kitchen duties
Welcoming customers at the entrance * talking to people about what Girls Inc. does * assisting the staff with logistics
Girls Inc. of Durham has the opportunity to be supported by the Ontario Charitable Gaming Association and the Ontario Lottery Association. This is one of the most effective and useful volunteer positions at Girls Inc. as bingo hall funds are used to sponsor at-risk girls to attend life changing camps for free * ONE bingo shift, raises enough funds to send TWO girls to camp for a week * we need dedicated volunteers for this position
Assist staff by helping out at community events in Durham Region work in shifts to help staff the CCD booth for a few hours pick up and/or return CCD booth and materials to the local Hub * booth set-up and/or tear down * greet and engage with visitors to the booth * converse with visitors in promoting volunteering, services and other CCD initiatives
Assist with special event fundraisers * sponsorship recruitment * donor relations, stewardship * marketing, communications
During the Covid-19 pandemic, though we have fewer volunteer opportunities than usual, we are still accepting full volunteer applications
A community based program that provides both mental and physical stimulation for persons with early to mid-stage dementia who are accompanied by their care partners * Minds in Motion focuses on improving physical and cognitive functioning while reducing feelings of isolation by offering recreational activities designed to be socially engaging * under the direction of the Exercise Facilitator the volunteer will monitor participants during the 60 minute exercise session * contibute to planning, coordination and leading of a 60 minute mentally/socially stimulating activity designed to meet the needs of older adults and person with dementia and their care partners * assist with room and activity preparation, including set up/take down and sanitization * promote a fun, safe and inclusive social enviornment conducive to group cohesion and relationship building * promote social interaction and participation by providing positive verbal support and encouragment
Volunteers must be at least 18 yrs of age * volunteers will be provided with personal safety supplies and an orientation * all applicants to provide a criminal record check
NOTE: Due to a high response, applications for High School hours are currently closed.
Attend assigned charity bingo sessions on our behalf * 2 hour bingo sessions that work with your schedule * duties involved include light cleaning and providing customer service
Receive and sort baby clothes, baby gear, food, maternity clothes, etc. that is donated to us from our community * help young parents with their share and care room appointments and assist them while "shopping" by helping with their children and helping them find things, etc.
Actively recruiting volunteers
Support residents at meal time * assist residents to eat their meals, use safe feeding techniques, monitor residents eating/drinking while observing dietary requirements * encourage interaction and conversation with those at table
Act as a community liaison and collaborate with like-minded individuals to raise awareness * plan education events * plan fundraising events such as the Gutsy Walk
The Assistant will work under the general direction of a Member of the Board of Directors and may do the following: refreshing / drafting a KSO background document that summarizes the KSO activities in the community * researching to identify donor prospects and key contacts * designing existing donor communications (impact reports) * supporting the KSO use of a contact management tool - populating data, designing pipeline reports * supporting a holiday donor campaign.
What You’ll Do as A Group Leader: create a safe, welcoming, and inclusive space for girls * plan regular unit meetings in person, outdoors and online, during which you’ll facilitate girl-driven programming that is fun and engaging * organize in-person or virtual opportunities beyond unit meetings, including community service activities and camps * support shared leadership and decision-making with girls and other volunteers * promote Girl Guides to girls and women locally * provide ongoing communication to girls and parents/guardians about unit activities * assist with unit administration tasks, such as maintaining girls’ program records and health forms, managing safety protocols, and ordering badges * assist with maintaining unit finances as required by your province * support the semi-annual sales of Girl Guide Cookies.
Help coordinator develop tasks * evaluate client success * assist with daily life skills * initial training of new individuals * promote client independence and socialization
**Due to COVID-19, these are face to face outdoor visits in a mutually agreed upon space. Have a porch visit. Go for a walk.
Social distancing must be followed with COVID-19 protocols in place
Role 1 (A more Creative Role) – 2 roles available: updating the marketing aspects of our Web Page * create and update marketing materials such social media postings on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter * develop and design innovative and engaging social media content * develop and maintain a social media calendar
Role 2 (A more Technical Role) – 1 Role available: conduct market research * track all marketing initiatives and create weekly/monthly reports with Google Studio, Analytics, social media reporting * determine target markets and their various characteristics and needs * update marketing metric reports from MailChimp and salesforce * investigate and keep us up to date with what the competition is doing
Duties could be related to serving, engaging with clients, administrative support, entertainment/activities
Greeting the client, offering a quick friendly chat and observing clients well-being is not permitted at this time
COVID-19 considerations: Social distancing * frequent sanitization * Masks required
Interested Volunteers need to connect with an community agency that is collaborating with CVITP such as the Oshawa Public Library, the Salvation Army Oshawa or search the directory found here: https://apps.cra-arc.gc.ca/ebci/oecv/external/prot/cli_srch_01_ld.action
Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority (CLOCA) has volunteer and non-paid work experience opportunities for a variety of volunteers such as secondary and post-secondary students, corporate opportunities, festival events (Durham Children's Watershed Festival and Purple Woods Maple Syrup Festival) and the Conservation Area Trail Stewards (CATS) program.
*Ensure new adoption centre volunteer applications are responded to*schedule orientations for potential new volunteers as well as shadow shifts*ensure new volunteers are given appropriate training materials*add volunteers to our volunteer chat or google groups*send volunteer information to administrator for database*schedule volunteers as appropriate*send out emails as appropriate and needed to volunteer group, new policies, open shifts*outline expectations for adoption centre volunteers* liase with adoption coordinator at location re issues