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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 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.
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.
-Shopping for food for our programs.
-Preparing meals and snacks for students to eat; most programs do not involve cooking, but most have some cutting of fresh fruits and vegetables and minimal preparation of other food items.
-Setting up for food service which can include setting up chairs and tables, cleaning the eating and food preparation surfaces and putting out dishes and food.
-Post-program clean up; this can include doing dishes, putting food away, cleaning tables and putting away chairs.
-Monthly reporting and financial tracking; this involves working with school staff to obtain account balances and submitting totals to HFFT each month.
2. Emptying, cleaning out and restocking the store room
3. Answering telephones/taking messages in the office
We have 17 locations to choose from with a variety of shift times.
Some previous St. Luke's events include: St. Luke's Christmas Bazaar, Fabulous Fridays Food Truck and Karaoke Night, a wine and cheese fundraiser, Nicole's Car Wash, and more. Details and requirements for each event are sent to volunteers in advance. Volunteers can choose which events they would like to help in.
Successful candidates will possess:
• Good organization and planning skills
• Ability to lift loads and unload items from a truck
• Friendly, outgoing, compassionate personalities with a willingness to help
• Food preparation skills (or a willingness to learn)
• Ability to monitor inventory and keep records
• Set up tables and chairs
• Help to unload food from truck
• Display available food items
• Package food items
• Provide hospitality
• Assist clients
• Keep records
• Take down tables and chairs
• Ensure food is properly stored
Volunteers will be assigned to a rotating schedule once or twice per month depending on the number of volunteers.
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.
Volunteer Driver required on Mondays: 9:00AM to 11:30AM, starting July 10 and ending August 14th.
This position requires the volunteer to use their own personal vehicle and it must be a large vehicle (full-sized SUV, mini-van, or equivalent/larger) or the ability to drive a G-class 16 foot straight truck. Mileage will be expensed if personal vehicle is used.
- 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
Events may include a drum circle, crafts for families, scavenger hunts, weather-related activities. Volunteers are encouraged to present ideas for crafts or other programs 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.
Kids Nature Mornings in July and August Wild Canada Summer of discovery consists of themed discovery of local animals and plants. Activities may include nature walks and park 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.
Provide customer service
Help with general housekeeping tasks
Assist with pick ups
Repair damaged items and assembles products to sell in the ReStore
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.
• People able to water, weed and harvest
• Fundraisers and a treasurer
• Communications volunteer to be a liaison with the local paper
Perfect for social butterflies with a good sense of humour, social work students, sports or gaming enthusiasts, martial arts, yoga or holistic health nuts.
This is a free neighbourhood event for older adults. A hot lunch, time to socialize and play cards, games and shoot pool afterwards.
- 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
Represent MAN in community events and booths.
Attend monthly community meetings.
Sit on MAN's Action Committee.
Contribute to MAN's website development and maintenance.
Building community connections
Marketing and promotion
THE BISTRO CAFE..daily food service
Breakfast @ the Bistro..Saturday monthly event
Coaching duties include:
- Organizing/coming up with practice drills
- Executing drills
- Helping players on the field
- Coordinating games
The running group will be targeted to our youth in care between the ages of 12-18.
The youth will learn to run 5kms and complete a 5km run
The group will also have an educational component with weekly presentations on key health issues.
Each youth will be set up with a mentor to run alongside.
Volunteers will be asked to set up pre-assembled shelving and organize donated toys.
Our set-up will begin Monday December 11th and ends Friday December 15th. Times are flexible.
- Running children’s activities and crafts
- Selling merchandise
- Providing information to the public
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. And very importantly, what plants are invaders that overrun our local natural spaces if not kept in check through removal and replacement plantings. Of course 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!