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|Position Title||Organization Name(s)||Communities||Duties||Suitable For||Volunteering Location||Police Check|
|Chair - Fund Development Committee||Community Youth in Action Network||General Duties:
•Organize and manage the Fund Development Committee, recruiting other community volunteers to join the committee, holding regular committee meetings, planning fund development activities and initiatives to meet CYAN’s fund raising goals, and reporting on progress to the Board of Directors
•Leverage fund raising knowledge and experience to guide the committee and CYAN in designing and developing fund raising initiatives that are professional, creative and appropriate for the organization
•Maintain knowledge on the organization, a personal commitment to its goals and objectives, and develop relationships within the organization and in the community
•With the assistance of the committee, design, develop and execute CYAN’s annual fundraising plan
•Make recommendations to the Board for the development and adoption of fund development goals, strategies, policies and practices
•Annually review the fund development practices and funding trends and make recommendations to strengthen fund development practices
•Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations
•Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors
•Identify and implement long term funding options
•Identify alternative funding methods
•Organize and implement new funding initiatives as approved by the Board of Directors
•Support, encourage and oversee all funding activities and promotions
•Ensure that all fund development activities maintain a positive image and that all funders are aware of the support and appreciation of CYAN
•Recruit and manage the Fund Development Committee (with volunteers from the community and from the Board of Directors) and maintain a membership of between 7 and 11
•Organize regular committee meetings (monthly, bimonthly or as appropriate) to coordinate planning and activities
|Adults aged 18 and up||Oakville||Required|
|Volunteer Resource Coordinator||Learning Disabilities Association of Halton||Primary responsibilities will be following up on volunteerism requests via email or phone, arranging for interviews as necessary, helping to train volunteers, monitoring current volunteer members to ensure satisfaction, scheduling volunteers for events, recruiting volunteers and promoting volunteerism through local organizations.||Can be coordinated from a home office base with reports to centre Executive Director.||Not Required|
|Fashionably Delicious Committee Member||Canadian Cancer Society, Halton Unit||Are you a “chocoholic? Do you always find yourself eating the last cookie from the cookie jar? The Canadian Cancer Society- Halton is looking for 3 leadership committee volunteers who think dessert should always be eaten first? Ideal candidates should be highly organized, motivated and creative individuals that have a passion for your community and for helping to make cancer history! We are seeking one of the volunteer specifically for social media/marketing areas. Meeting are held during the day. If you are a self-proclaimed sweet tooth and wish to be part of this committee, please contact Kelly.||Event is held in Oakville||Not Required|
|Charity Golf Committee Members||Darling Home for Kids (The)||Be an active participant in all facets of the event from acquisition of silent auction items, procurement of sponsorship, ticket and table sales, coordination of print materials, and event day set up.
Ideally, this person is a go-getter, good follow through, comfortable asking for sponsorship/money and can build a good rapport with sponsors.
|People with a physical disability ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+)||Not Required|
|Volunteer Mentor (for Internationally Trained Professionals - Trades)||Halton Multicultural Council||Provide an introduction for new Canadians about navigating various career fields and the workplace setting. Mentors work with internationally trained individuals to share their knowledge of the skills, educational requirements, work environments, and lifestyles that accompany all aspects of their career field.||Burlington, Oakville, Milton||Required|
|Event Planning and Fundraising Volunteer||Community Living North Halton||Committee meets once per month to discuss upcoming and potential fundraisers and events. There is a goal set each year for the committee to reach, based on budget needs. The Committee members divide duties both in the planning and at the event itself.||Adults aged 18 and up||Various locations in Milton and Georgetown||Required|
|In-Community Volunteer: Public Awareness||Canadian Blood Services, Blood Donor Clinics, Burlington||• Assist with set-up and teardown of the promotional booth and other equipment (if applicable)
• 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
|Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) ; Families|
|Board member||Oakville Ensemble||Suport the organization's vision and mandate.
Attend monthly board meetings, serve on one or more committee(s), attend the Ensemble's events, commit to developing financial resources for the Ensemble, and network on behalf of the Ensemble
|Downtown and/or North Oakville||Not Required|
|Relay for Life committee members||Canadian Cancer Society, Halton Unit||We are looking for a few people who are full of enthusiasm, commitment and able to help make this the best year ever! Are you open to help with fundraising and event planning? These events bring the funds to help with life saving research and provide the funding for our free programs such as getting people to their cancer related treatments. It isn't too late to help on the committee.||Adults aged 18 and up||May 31 - Applebly College, June 7 - Bronte Creek Park, June 14 - Milton Fairgrounds||Not Required|
|Volunteer Board Members||Links2Care, Oakville Office, Oakville/ Burlington/ Milton||Interested Applicants should be committed to active participation in bi-monthly board meetings and sub committees. Committee meetings may be held on a monthly or quarterly basis. Board meetings are scheduled every other month at locations within the Halton Region.||various||Required|
|Board of Directors Member||Joseph Brant Hospital, Auxiliary||The Auxiliary of Joseph Brant Hospital is a dynamic organization providing financial support through retail and fundraising initiatives to the Joseph Brant Hospital. We are seeking 2 volunteer board members for a renewable 2 year term who are champions of new ideas with demonstrated collaborative leadership skills.||Joseph Brant Hospital and own home||Required|
|Relay for Life Committee Members and Event Day Volunteers||Canadian Cancer Society, Halton Unit||Committee members assist in areas of sponsorship, team recruitment, activities, fight back zone, volunteer management.
Event day volunteers needed for registration, logistics, luminaries for the Luminary Ceremony, set up day of, tear down and clean up day after.
|Anyone||Relay for Life event will take place at Appleby College, Oakville||Not Required|
|Marketing/PR Volunteers "Race for Teens At Risk" 10/5K||Drew Hildebrand Teen Benefit Fund||Assisting with sponsorship/donations/prizes for our 5th Annual 5K Run/Walk on June 9, 2013
Community awareness our charity message, programs and becoming involved with our event to help Teens At-Risk in Halton.
|Adults aged 18 and up||Meetings held between Burlington, Oakville and Mississauga|
|Gala Event Committee Member||Darling Home for Kids (The)||Be an active participant in all facets of the event from acquisition of silent auction items, procurement of sponsorship, ticket and table sales, coordination of print materials, and event day set up.
Ideally, this person is a go-getter, good follow through, comfortable asking for sponsorship/money and can build a good rapport with sponsors.
|Adults aged 18 and up|
|Board of Directors||Lighthouse Program for Grieving Children (The)||Attend monthly board meetings (Mondays), support the fundraising committee, particularly need education/youth organizational, marketing, medical, HR, communications professionals if possible from Burlington, Mississauga, Brampton. Directors network for the organization and actively participate in one standing committee best suited to their interests/skills.||Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up||Oakville||Not Required|
|Fundraiser volunteer||Halton Fresh Food Box||People who love to fund raise in a variety of ways would be a real asset to our program. It can be as simple as approaching local sponsors for donations to organizing and hosting a fund raising event to writing grant proposals. Volunteers can self-select the type of fund raising they like to be involved with in conjunction with the Sustainability Committee. Time commitment: dependent on type of fundraising and each fundraisers’ availability.||Adults aged 18 and up||Through out Halton Region|
|Volunteers||Oakville Chamber Orchestra||Prepare promotional material for distribution, help usher and assist in staging of concerts, provide ticket information and sales to concert-goers, assist with post-concert reception.
We are also looking for some people with an interest in helping to distribute some flyers "door to door" in specific areas within Oakville and Burlington.
|Youth ; High School Students||St.Simon's Anglican Church (1450 Litchfield Rd.) and Central Baptist (340 Rebecca St.) Oakville||Not Required|
|Ambassador||CNIB, Halton/Peel Region||- To educate the public about vision loss, promote vision health, and enhance awareness of CNIB and our services.
- Speak on behalf of CNIB to community groups, corporations, schools, seniors centres, vision health professionals, etc.
- Use your multi-lingual language skills in speaking with ethno-cultural community groups OR share your personal experience with vision loss and CNIB
- Set up and staff displays at community information forums with other volunteers and/or staff
- Demonstrate technical aids with other volunteers and/or staff
- Submit a report within one week after each presentation
- Attend ongoing training as requested
|People with a physical disability ; People with a visual impairment ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+)||Various Community Locations||Not Required|
|Board Member||Adult Learning Centre, Literacy North Halton||Board members serve on at least one committee. Duties may include marketing, program management, planning & review, and financial & legal management. A minimum two-year commitment, six hours per month, is required.
For funding and programming purposes, we ask only residents of Halton Hills and Milton apply to serve on the board.
|North Halton area||Not Required|
|Board Member - Governance||Oakville Kiwanis Meals on Wheels||As a Board Member with experience/interest in Board governance you will ensure that the Board's governance policies are in line with the governance directives of our main funders - MH LHIN (The Mississauga/Halton Local Health Integrated Network).
As a general member of the Board you will be involved in ensuring the ongoing evaluation on the direction and mission Oakville Kiwanis Meals on Wheels. Maintaining the financial integrity of the agency; evaluating the agency operations and effectiveness; developing and revising the constitution as appropriate; ensuring that the Executive Director is recruited, hired, evaluated and supported.
|Where there is Board room available; i.e. Sir J. Colbourne Centre; or United Way office on Speers Rd||Not Required|
|Board Members||We Remember Project (The)||WE are seeking persons who would be interested in sitting on our Board of Directors on a volunteer basis. The board meets quarterly and would prefer people with military experience. We are also looking for a qualified fundraiser.|
|Advisory Committee Member (Halton Breastfeeding Connection)||Halton. Halton Region Health Department, Early Years Health||As an Advisory Committee member, you would attend monthly meetings to discuss current Halton Breastfeeding Connection issues and to plan events such as volunteer education sessions, volunteer recognition, community awareness promotion and World Breastfeeding Week celebrations. Meetings take place in Halton region (usually Burlington or Oakville) and times are flexible around Members' schedules. Members may bring their children to meetings.||Adults aged 18 and up||Meetings in Planning Committee members' homes (usually Burlington, Oakville).||Not Required|
|Special Event Support||Burlington Museums, Ireland House at Oakridge Farm||Assist with set up and take down of event and with any of the following activities: staffing activity and refreshment tables; take admissions/ticket sales; children's games and activities; front reception desk and gift shop sales; providing tours in the museum; parking.||Youth||Ireland House, and/or Joseph Brant Museum||Required|
|Fundraising and Marketing Committee Volunteer||Milton Community Resource Centre||-work to achieve fundraising goals as well as develop future fundraising plans
-develop linkages with possible supporters
-support staff in the development of fundraising and marketing materials
|People with a physical disability ; People with a hearing impairment ; People with a visual impairment ; Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+)||410 Bronte Street South, Milton||Required|
|Greening Sacred Spaces Advisory Committee Member||Halton Environmental Network||Assist with identifying, articulating and prioritizing the issues, topics and challenges affecting faith communities in their efforts to green.
Identify ways to improve communication with faith communities and encourage their involvement in greening initiatives.
Assist with event planning, communication, and execution.
Assist with marketing and promotion, including advertising services to faith communities.
Share related experiences, expertise and contacts.
Identify other subject-matter experts and knowledge leaders who can support the Greening Sacred Spaces goals.
Participate in monthly meetings, conference calls, task teams and other activities to the fullest extent possible.
Attend additional meetings (if they are necessary)
|Youth||Halton and Peel Regions||Not Required|
|Friends of the Library Board Member||Oakville Public Library, Friends of the Library||The responsibilities of the Member-at-Large position are not onerous. The position requires that the person attends the monthly meeting of the Executive of the Friends of the Library Board (there are no meetings held in July and August). Meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month at 7pm at the main library.
The member will participate in discussions which are focused on library advocacy and how to raise monies in order to provide extras which the OPL staff specify and which are not covered by the regular OPL budget.
There is a possibility of accepting further responsibilities as opportunities occur throughout the year.
Assistance at the semi-annual book sale is strongly encouraged.
|Adults aged 18 and up||Oakville Public Library - 120 Navy Street, Oakville ON||Not Required|
|Speakers' Bureau Member||Habitat for Humanity Halton||This volunteer position acts as an ambassador for the affiliate by delivering HFHH’s key messages through presentations to people in our community. This includes but not limited to faith congregations, community groups, service clubs, schools and potential donors and sponsors.||Adults aged 18 and up||Habitat Halton Offices in Burlington and various venues in the Halton Region|
|Community Awareness Committee Member||Danielle's Place, Eating Disorder Support and Resource Centre||Duties include: attending Community Awareness Committee meetings, potentially running information booths and providing information to and community members.
Activities include: planning upcoming information events and speaking opportunities for Danielle's Place.
|Fundraising||SENACA Seniors Day Program Halton Incorporated||Help to organize one or more of our annual fundraising events such as a garage sale, silent auction, raffle, gift wrapping, plant sale. Help to plan out these annual activities and assist in organization of volunteers around the event||People with a physical disability ; People with a hearing impairment ; People with a visual impairment ; Youth ; High School Students ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Newcomers/ESL ; Seniors (55+) ; Families ; Community Groups ; Corporate Groups||Mainly at our central location 53 Bond St.(Rebecca and Kerr Streets)||Required|
|Board Member||Oakville Literacy Council||1. Promoting the objectives of the Council
2. Promoting membership and community partnerships with the Council
3. Actively participating in the process of developing and implementing the Councils policies, rules and regulations
4. Actively participating in developing and implementing strategic plans, determining long and short-term goals, and monitoring success in achieving them, particularly as they pertain to maintaining financial sustainability
5. Monitoring and strengthening the effectiveness of programs consistent with Council’s mission.
6. Ensuring adequate financial resources for the organization to fulfill its mission.
7. Protecting assets, providing proper financial oversight and developing annual budget
8. Building and maintaining a competent board
9. Ensuring legal and ethical integrity, adhering to legal standards and ethical norms – appointing legal counsel and auditors as needed
10. Assisting in maintaining a minimum level of fundraising
- Participation on at least one committee
- Serve as a spokesperson/ambassador for the organization, promoting community engagement and support of the organization
|Adults aged 18 and up|
|Board Member||Community Youth in Action Network||CYAN is looking for energetic and committed individuals or retired professionals with
financial, legal, funding or governance experience to join our Board of Directors and
help us show our local youth how to make a positive impact in our community and teach
them to be compassionate leaders of tomorrow.
|Hospital Youth Volunteers||Halton Healthcare Services, Milton District Hospital||Youth volunteers (high school students) assist in chronic care, medical surgical and obstetrics wards, offering meal tray support, friendly visiting and helping out staff on the patient unit. Youth can also be placed on the information desk, or those 16 years of age and older can volunteer in the Gift Shop. Post-secondary students must apply as an adult.||Youth ; High School Students||Derry Road and Bronte Street||Not Required|
|Volunteers||Halton Women's Place||Volunteers for front line and child and youth duties for Burlington and Milton locations.||Adults aged 18 and up||Burlington and Milton Shelters||Required|
|Burlington Inclusivity Advisory Committee Member||Burlington. Clerks Department||Provides advice and insight regarding inclusivity as it relates to the city's policies, services and programs. The committee is comprised of citizens and community/stakeholder organizations representing groups within our community that could be experiencing inclusion barriers. This committee is currently in need of stakeholders to represent the following groups: ethnicity and socio-economic.||Anyone ; Adults aged 18 and up||Burlington City Hall, 426 Brant Street, Burlington, ON||Not Required|
|City of Burlington Boards and Committees volunteer||Burlington. Clerks Department||Volunteering on a board or committee is a great way to meet new people, share your talents and develop new skills while addressing a common interest.||Anyone ; Adults aged 18 and up ; Seniors (55+)||Monthly meetings generally held at City Hall-426 Brant Street-event locations vary||Not Required|
|Special events - Fundraising Volunteer||Halton Children's Aid Society||Are you an organized individual who enjoys helping out at fun-filled and rewarding special events and fundraisers. If so, you may be interested in becoming a part of our special events volunteer team. 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.||Required|
|Special Events and Fundraising Volunteer||Community Living Oakville||Community Living Oakville is looking for committed and dedicated people to assist with annual fundraising events. We are seeking people to assist with our major fund raising events and be responsible for one specific goal for the event such as:
-Obtaining donated items
-Sitting on the fund raising committee
|Various locations in Oakville||Required|
|Member of Board of Directors||YMCA of Oakville||1. Provide a link and liaison with the community.
2. Ensure that the YMCA of Oakville’s By-Laws remain current and relevant.
3. Ensure that the YMCA’s vision and strategic plan are consistent with the organization’s values and mission.
4. Ensure that the annual operating plan is consistent with the YMCA of Oakville’s long-term vision and strategic plan.
5. Support and assist in the development of philanthropic resources and fundraising efforts for the YMCA.
6. Monitor CEO performance. Recruit and hire, and terminate if necessary.
7. Understand and influence, where necessary, public policies that affect the YMCA.
8. Govern, acquire, liquidate and provide control over all properties and assets of the organization.
9. Report to the community, YMCA members and participants at the Annual General Meeting.
10. Ensure that there are systems and procedures that regularly solicit, welcome and respond to concerns raised by all YMCA stakeholders.
|Board Member||Learning Disabilities Association of Halton||Responsible for effective governance of the organization. LDAH Board is responsible for setting overall direction, establishing long range plans, monitoring HR requirements of ED. Developing public image of the Association & providing leadership.
Board members are required to take an active role in carrying out the activities of the association.
|Board of Directors||Halton Family Services||Board members are responsible for strategic and organizational planning, fundraising, fiscal management, and monitoring the effectiveness of Halton Family Services programs and services against the strategic plan.
Board members currently attend 5 Board meetings per year that are held in the Oakville office as well as the Annual General Meeting which is held in different offsite locations each year.
This position is suitable for individuals who have strong ties to the Milton and Georgetown communities, who have a passion for community service and if possible have experience in non-profit agency accounting and finance.
|Board Meetings held in Oakville||Not Required|
|Special Events & Fundraising Volunteer||Community Living Burlington||Community Living Burlington is looking for committed and dedicated people to assist with annual fundraising events. We are seeking people to assist our major events committing to being responsible for any of the following:
- Obtaining donated items
- Community Awareness/Marketing
- Selling Tickets
- Joining fund raising event committees
|Various locations in Halton, depending on event||Required|
|Publicity Volunteer||Burlington Reuse Environmental Group, Reuse Centre||To write press releases and communicate the environmental good news about the Centre to the community including schools, businesses, funeral homes, TV and Radio outlets and any other suggestions.
Social networks such as e-mail, Facebook and U-tube.
To work with publicity co-ordinator in her duties.
|Could possibly be done from home||Not Required|
|Store Volunteers||Compassion Society of Halton||Different positions:
Clothes sorters, client helpers, donation box empires.
Scouts for donations: food and clothes. Marketing advisors.
|484 Plains Road East, Burlington (Bingo Hall plaza)||Required|
|Volunteer||Burlington. Parks and Recreation Department, Burlington Seniors' Centre||Volunteer positions available on the Board of Management as well as within the Seniors' Centre.||2285 New Street, Burlington, ON L7R 3N9||Not Required|
|Volunteer Assistant||Oakville Community Centre for Peace, Ecology and Human Rights||Volunteers will assist coordinator in campaign development and fundraising.||Not Required|
|Community Outreach Volunteer||Bereaved Families of Ontario, Halton/Peel||Research and contact community agencies & corporations to increase awareness of the organization. Phone calls; database management; research; meet with clients; presentations to groups; public speaking.||Halton & Peel regions (Mississauga, Oakville, Milton, Halton Hills, Brampton, Caledon)||Required|