Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative Community Coalition Member

(Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program)

Position ID: V-HVC0067 Last Full Update: 03 Apr 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactVicky Greer, Halton BFI Volunteer Coordinator, Halton Baby-Friendly Initiative; Phone: 905-467-1454; Email: info@babyfriendlyhalton.ca
DutiesAttend 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.
More Info Linkwww.babyfriendlyhalton.ca/about-hbfi/
BenefitsCollaborate with other members of the community. Promote, protect and support breastfeeding in the Halton community.
ClientsFamilies - mostly parents and babies/young children
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a mental disability ; Persons with a physical disability ; Persons with a visual impairment ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Families ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestChild & Family Services ; Committees ; Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Community Outreach ; Event Coordination & Support ; Guide / Greeter ; Health Care ; Information & Referral Services ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Newcomer Assistance ; Parenting / Foster Care Support ; Program Coordination / Support ; Registration ; Social Media ; Volunteer Coordination ; Volunteer from Home / Virtual ; Website Design ; Writing / Editing
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Working with Children ; Writing & Editing
Commitment LengthShort Term ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term ; Time commitment variable, depending on role
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Large Group
Dates and TimesFlexible and much of the work group activity is done online/ via email. Monthly 2 hr meetings rotate days (Wed, Thurs, Fri) mornings 9.15-11.15am
SeasonsYear Round ; Meetings are monthly September to June. Events and work groups are year-round.
AccessibilityFully Accessible - Monthly meetings are accessible ; Unknown - Accessibility depends on event
Location1151 Bronte Road, Oakville
Number of PositionsOakville: 10 individual(s) 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckNot Required
Agency Details
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Organization NameHalton. Halton Region Health Department, Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program
Office PhoneMon-Sun 24 hours 905-825-6000 or call 3-1-1
Toll Free Phone1-866-442-5866 (1-866-4HALTON)
Address & Map
690 Dorval Dr, 6th Flr
Oakville, ON L6K 3X9
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Mailing Addressc/o Halton Region Health Department