As a charitable organization, we function in co-operation with the drive, dedication and support of countless volunteers! Volunteers are needed in many different capacities - both long and short term, for general and specific activities. Whether you have a couple of hours per week or a couple of hours per year, there is always a need for your time! Extra hands are always welcome! Here are some of the areas where volunteers offer their assistance: Volunteer Visiting Program Promotion & Fundraising
Volunteering is not only about sharing your time and passion, but it's also about getting the satisfaction of knowing you are helping people. It's about giving back and it's about gaining valuable work experience and increasing career opportunities. ? It allows you to explore career options. If you aren't completely sure that a certain occupation is the one for you, volunteering gives you a chance to learn more about it before you make a commitment. Like informational interviewing or job shadowing, volunteering provides you with a chance to research the career alternatives open to you. ? It is a great way to develop new skills. For some jobs, formal education or training may not be required, but employers will want you to possess certain skills. Volunteering is a way to develop skills that you can transfer to the occupation of your choice. ? It is a way to gain valuable career-related experience. Some occupations will require you to possess a certain certificate, diploma or degree. But employers will also want you to have experience. So even if you have the skills and education you need, volunteering can offer you the chance to apply these skills in a "real-world" environment and provide the practical experience many employers look for. ? You can meet new people. This is good in its own right, and it also allows you to establish some important networking contacts you might use to find a paying job or as references. ? Volunteer positions can often involve a large degree of responsibility, if that is what your looking for. This will allow you to exercise leadership, develop problem-solving skills and be creative.
Brantford Native Housing and the Ojistoh House are always in need of committed volunteers. Volunteers are an essential component in our many events, fundraising efforts and in the striving of the Ojistoh House to fulfill its mission. We feel gratitude to the individuals that give of their time, talents and resources to contribute to a larger community effort to eliminate family violence and homelessness. In return, the volunteers can learn new skills, make new contacts and friends, as well as play an integral role in community development. Volunteers typically assist with the following: Community and special events (such as Golf, Bowling Tournaments and socials) Resource development Cooking Maintenance of units at the Ojistoh House. Childcare Office Administration Assist staff as needed Although these are the areas that volunteers have contributed to our organization in the past, this is not to say that our volunteers are limited to only these experiences. People have a vast repertoire of skills and talents and at B.N.H., we are open to an individual?s diversity. If you feel that you have something different to contribute or are looking for a more specific area that you would like to gain experience, talk to us about it! We will do our best to accommodate you!
Join Brant-Norfolk's volunteer team to help fight cancer! Opportunities Community programs volunteers Support the practical, emotional, and informational needs of those living with cancer. volunteer drivers to drive patients to and from cancer-related appointments Community fundraising volunteers Help the Canadian Cancer Society raise funds to support cancer research and programs in our community. team captains and canvassers for Daffodil Month (April) special fundraising event volunteers daffodil sales volunteers Community outreach volunteers Help spread Canadian Cancer Society messages and build our profile in our community. display volunteers presentation/public speaking volunteers promotion and media relations volunteers Office support volunteers Often needed, always appreciated... reception volunteers data entry volunteers clerical support
Join the CNIB team! CNIB is Canada?s primary source of support, information, and hope for all Canadians affected by vision loss. We need volunteers to continue to help us raise funds and provide ongoing quality service to our clients.
Each year, the Grand River Conservation Authority undertakes many projects in partnership with groups and individuals who want to improve the environment in their local community. Given the large geographic area covered by the Grand River watershed, and the number of communities along the river, the GRCA receives scores of volunteer requests each year. Priority for partnering with volunteers is given to requests that assist with: current or ongoing projects, as opposed to new initiatives long-term vs. one-time projects, in order to develop long-term relationships projects that have no incremental (new) cost projects where the group is able to fund any incremental costs
Lansdowne Children's Centre offers a broad range of high quality, flexible and responsive community-based services and supports for children, young adults and their families. The Centre's staff work in close partnership with the children and families, while being committed to a family-centred approach to service delivery
Volunteers are the backbone of this organization. From the MS WALK and the Annual Carnation Campaign, to numerous smaller community events such as Barbeques, Breakfasts and Easter Bunny Photos, we depend on YOU the volunteer. "Special Event" volunteers are always needed. We can help you match an event to your interests, and available time. Committed individuals are needed to provide their skills and talents to our Board of Directors. Do you have an interest in or experience in marketing, sales or public relations? These skills as well as just plain enthusiam are needed for our local fundraising committee. Other volunteer opportunities include: Administrative support - general office support with no previous experience necessary. A willingness to help out for a couple of hours is all that is needed.
NACL provides a range of services based on the personal goals and needs expressed by people with developmental disabilities. Services promote and support the inclusion of people in all aspects of community life. The success of all services is measured through outcome based performance measures, individual support agreements and an individualized life planning process.
For immediate information on volunteering at the Norfolk County Fair & Horse Show, please call (519) 426-7280 ext 226 or email firstname.lastname@example.org We welcome high school students fulfilling curriculum requirements for community service and volunteer hours.
MISSION STATEMENT Our Mission is to assist those we serve to achieve the best possible health outcomes. We will achieve our Mission through; ? evidence based programs and services ? a full service hospital setting ? collaborative relationships with other health care entities
Your time, skills and compassion are invaluable to us. Do you have time to? ? Assist at special events in the community? ? Help with office/clerical tasks? ? Babysit children during women?s counselling sessions? ? Share a special talent with the shelter residents?
Volunteering has as many rewards as it has opportunities. Whether you are interested in assisting with recreation activities that happen on a regular basis, or once a year fundraising events, there is sure to be something that works for you! Volunteering with Residents Bowling shopping movies crafts walks computer games volunteering for Fundraisers many other opportunities There really is no end to the list of possibilities! With so many opportunities, we can accommodate any day and time you are looking to fill.
Haldimand-Norfolk REACH is a multi-service agency, providing children's mental health services, developmental services, Autism services, youth justice services, family services, a residential program for transitional-aged youth and several early learning and care services including licensed childcare, Ontario Early Years Centre(s) and Community Action Program for Children. REACH serves as the Lead Agency for the Student Nutrition Program in the Hamilton/Niagara Region. Through our Contact Division, the agency serves as the single point of access for children's and developmental services. REACH is recognized as a local leader in community education, advocacy, inter-sector collaboration and Community Service Planning.
We are always eager to add to our team and look for volunteers that are reliable, professional and ready to learn. In exchange for your dedication and commitment, Rogers TV will provide you with training and hands-on production opportunities.
St. John Ambulance volunteers give their time to provide community services to the people around them. There are several avenues for volunteers to learn new skills and use them in their communities. Volunteers learn how to become a first aid provider?delivering patient care at a variety of sporting and cultural events. They are trained and ready to provide disaster relief. Volunteers have the opportunity to gain valuable experience, including leadership, communication and interpersonal skills. Adult volunteers often develop long-lasting friendships, both within the group and with the people they serve. Volunteers enjoy being an important contributor to their community. St. John Ambulance volunteers are invaluable. Our volunteers are concerned about the health, safety and quality of your life. As such, many of our volunteers are placed in a position of trust with those who are vulnerable, whether providing first aid to someone who is injured, providing leadership and guidance, caring for someone and/or mentoring young people. Our volunteers can be trusted to provide their services with expertise and confidence. Each volunteer applicant is required to comply with a volunteer screening which includes reference checks, police records checks, attestations and in some cases specialized testing. Following completion of these first steps, each volunteer will undergo orientation and training. Going forward each volunteer has an annual performance assessment to ensure that SJA meets their expectations, including their goals, skill sets and training requirements. Join today and be a member of our growing SJA family.
Volunteers are very important to Sunshine Foundation! Across Canada, we have approximately 500 volunteers who run our chapters and form the very heart of our organization. They give their time and skills not for personal gain or praise, but to make a difference in the world and to bring a little sunshine into the lives of Canada?s special children. Sunshine Chapters need volunteers at all levels of commitment. You can make a difference to Sunshine kids through volunteering: Plan and help out with a fundraiser such as a golf tournament or children?s art auction Put on the Sunshine Bear costume and become our mascot for the day Work with a family to present a Dream to their child Meet with local businesses, community groups and media to build support for Sunshine Help keep other volunteers informed of important developments in your community
United Way relies on volunteers from the community in every aspect of our operation. Whether you are looking to help your community, build professional networks, or learn new skills we welcome you with open arms. Volunteering for United Way is a rewarding experience and you are encouraged to participate Some of the volunteer opportunities are as follows: Board of Directors The Board of Directors consists of 13 volunteers, reflecting the diversity of our community. They meet regularly to direct the United Way's operations. Campaign Cabinet Each year, 13 volunteers accept the responsibility of developing plans to raise the maximum amount of money during Campaign time. This team recruits additional volunteers as Account Executives who call on companies to solicit support for employee campaigns, corporate giving, and work place volunteers. Allocations Committee Members of the Allocations Committee visit each member agency to assess its need for United Way funding. The Committee then meets to review the funding requests and decide how much money to allocate to each program. Office Help The success of the United Way hinges on turning the maximum amount of money raised back into the community. To do this, the United Way relies on volunteer help in it's daily operations to keep overhead cost low.