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Educate individuals with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, their families, health professionals and others about Crohn's and Colitis Canada as well as help implement fundraising initiatives to raise money for inflammatory bowel disease medical research.
Help plan fun and profitable fundraisers in your community to find the cure for inflammatory bowel disease. You can choose between helping out the day of, or leading up to an event. Events include: Gutsy Walk, Education Events, and the Spring Fundraiser.
Gutsy Walk - Committee Members and Event Day Volunteers
Gutsy Walk provides various roles, for different types of volunteers!
There are roles for those interested in a long term committee position, and other roles for those who are interested in a single day volunteer experience.
Duties include: pledge earner recruiters, publicity volunteers, recruitment volunteers, logistics volunteers, prize and goody bag volunteers, entertainment volunteers as well as committee roles.
A wide variety of volunteer opportunities are available at The Arthritis Society across Ontario throughout the year.
Some of our key volunteer opportunities are:
Admin /Office support
Coach/Assistant for the U3/4 (Kinderkicks) and U5/6 (Mini Soccer): Teaching a variety of skills of soccer for a 30-minute practice prior to a 30-minute game every Saturday morning for 10 to 12 weeks.
For Coaching/Assistant coaching U7/8, U9/10, U11/12, U13/15 or U16 and Up:
2 Hours per week minimum for 12 to 14 weeks.
Teaching a variety of skills and drills for a 1 hr. practice each week on the weeknight of your choice and an assigned field of your choice. Coach a 1hr game on Saturday mornings and possibly some week nights throughout the summer for our Outdoor House League Program.
Cabinet Member: As a cabinet member, you commit to one monthly meeting and being involved with the planning and execution of GenNext events throughout the year. Cabinet members also take part in any decision making surrounding the structure of the cabinet.
Ambassador: As a GenNext ambassador, you are invited to participate as a volunteer at GenNext events throughout the year. There is no commitment to be an ambassador which allows for more flexibility. Events include volunteering at the GenNext parties at our After School Programs. Tasks include helping with event day tasks such as leading a game or craft.
•To meet as a group on a monthly basis for up to two hours to discuss progress and implement plans of action. Additional hours may be expected as required whether this is in a research capacity or direct attendance at events.
•To be available to attend community events that focuses on volunteer recruitment and promotes agency programs across the region.
•To distribute promotional items (i.e. flyers, brochures to other local organizations)
•To represent the agency and advocate on behalf of agency needs with outside sources (i.e. residents of respective communities, media sources, etc)
Provide one-on-one sighted assistance and companionship for a person who is blind or partially sighted. Assist in activities of the client’s choosing, at his/her home or in the community, including reading, organizing, walking, running errands, and friendly visiting.
(2-4 hours Monthly)
Deliver presentations to community organizations, schools, senior centres and professional groups; represent CNIB at community information forums (health fairs); if you are a CNIB client, consider sharing your personal stories to raise awareness about vision loss, vision health, and CNIB.
Partnered with a CNIB Ambassador, directly assist someone who is blind or partially sighted with their community presentations. Drive client to determined location, help set up display and help to ensure things go smoothly.
Leadership Committee and Public Relations:
Assist in shaping and implementing CNIB’s local strategies around Vision Health, Volunteer Support, Fundraising and Client Services. You can help CNIB build and maintain a strong community presence.
May be a convenor for an assigned field. Collecting game sheets, calling scores, supervising any issues that may occur.
Checking books on registration night (Friday) ensuring team is fully registered.
2. Follow proper hygiene and food safety standards
3. Ensure food is cooked and stored at the right temperatures
4. Ensure proper cleaning of the kitchen before, during and after cooking
5. Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the Mobile Outreach Worker
2. Assist in putting food into bags
3. Interact with clients (e.g. asking clients how they are doing, what they like and what they do not like based on the menu for the night, etc.)
4. Serve food to clients
5. Follow proper hygiene procedures at all times on the truck when handling and distributing food
6. Assist in cleaning the truck after the scheduled stops