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Are you looking for a meaningful way to give back in 2018? Join the fight this April for Daffodil Month!
The Canadian Cancer Society is looking for volunteers to give a little time to help make a big difference.
With April just around the corner, we need dedicated people – like you – to sign up and fill a variety of volunteer roles.
Daffodil Pin Sales will be taking place on Friday April 6th, Saturday April 7th, & Sunday April 8th at select locations across Niagara.
How can you get involved?
Lead – Take on a leadership role by helping to manage a specific location/site
Deliver – Get packages delivered to various locations in your community
Sell – Be at the frontlines and inspire others to give generously by selling daffodil pins
Together, we can make the most impact, against the most cancers across Canada. Funds raised during Daffodil Month will fund life-saving research and vital support services that benefit patients and their families.
We need your passion and commitment! If you share in our vision of creating a world where no Canadian fears cancer, then volunteer with us this April.
Sign up online at: https://myccsschedule.volunteerhub.com/
Any questions? Please don’t hesitate to reach out at (905) 684-6455 ext. 3153 or Elizabeth.firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Coordinator Niagara Community Office
67 Ontario St. St. Catharines
Tel: (905) 684-6455 ext 3153
If this sounds like you, the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) and the Niagara CIBC Run for the Cure team has the perfect volunteer opportunity for you - Volunteer Run Director - Logistics. Run Directors are the community catalyst in every Run site. Together with a committee of like-minded individuals, you will raise funds for breast cancer research and support programs through the CIBC Run for the Cure. Planning and organizing the CIBC Run for the Cure takes time, passion and creative thinking.
As the Volunteer Run Director – Logistics your time will be spent managing and empowering your committee to rally support and participants, as well as driving the logistical elements of the CIBC Run for the Cure.
While collaborating with your Co-Volunteer Run Director and the CCS staff, you will lead a team of volunteers who will develop and execute a site plan, organize a 1km and 5km route, and recruit a team of volunteers to support all local Run activities.
You will collaborate with your Co-Volunteer Run Director to lead meetings, motivate your committee, and act as a local ambassador for the organization. You will assist the CCS staff in vacant committee positions and work with your fellow committee members to fill any voids. You will keep the Run site’s fundraising goal top of mind by working with committee members to ensure tasks are completed in a timely and professional manner
To ensure your success as Run Director – Logistics you will have the constant support of the CCS staff who will answer your questions, provide guidance and assistance when necessary, and connect you with other Run Leaders.
To learn more about this exciting volunteer leadership opportunity please forward a copy of your resume to:
John Cox at email@example.com
Volunteer tasks are:
Two (2) volunteers are needed to sell 50/50 tickets to our patrons in an effort to raise funds for our future productions. No pressure sales! The volunteers are asked to greet our patrons in a friendly manner and offer them the option to purchase 50/50 tickets. One (1) volunteer will be stationed in our Lounge prior to and after select performances to sell merchandise to our patrons. All volunteers are asked to wear white tops and black pants or skirts. A name tag will be provided for each volunteer.
* Developing funds and sponsorships to support events
* Event planning and management
* Assisting at events
* Data and inventory management
* Social media and marketing for events
Please visit our website to complete a volunteer application form and to learn more about our medical screening requirements and volunteer intake process.
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
- potentially calling back winning BINGO cards
- assisting with creating fun, active and welcoming environment
- providing information about Distress Centre services if asked by patrons of the BINGO hall
Ambassador Volunteers - assist at Drop In day programs, fundraising events, office support
Legacy Volunteers - confidential, one on one sessions with clients to record their history
Be a part of our Bingo Team!
The Support Committee does a lot of the "behind the scenes" work to support the activities of the Corps.
- call Bingo card winners
- greet individuals
- create a welcoming environment
- wear supplied t-shirt with black pants and closed toed shoes
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.
Position Title: BINGO Volunteer
WARM is looking for Volunteers to help with BINGO in Niagara Falls and Fort Erie.
Reporting To: Bingo Chair & Executive Director
Location: Niagara Falls (Delta BINGO) and/or Fort Erie (Golden Nugget)
Time Requirement: Only 1 – 2 times a month (events run a min of 2 hours in length).
Overview: This volunteer opportunity will help you get active within your community and will help raise funds for WARM which will help us continue to run all of our programs and services. You will be representing Women’s Addiction Recovery Mediation at our BINGO events. No need to worry – you will not need to handle cash. This is your opportunity to help raise funds and spread awareness all at the same time.
Reception / General Administration
•Perform reception duties
•Greet and attend to any donors / stakeholders that come in, in a friendly, professional manner
•Complete data entry, data management and record keeping for programs & campaigns
•Responsible for receipting and inputting on Niagara area programs and any donations received
•Receive and distribute courier / bus / mail on a daily basis
•Perform other duties as required by the Program Managers, Provincial Administrators and other staff
•Answer calls to main switchboard, address inquiries or forward as needed
•Assist with communications to potential and existing partners such as, preparing written correspondence, sending fax / e-mails, distributing newsletters, making confirmation and follow-up phone calls
•Assist with preparation for promotional activities and materials, such as business / mall displays, promotion kits, Heart Month Kick-Off & Appreciation events
•Ensure supply box for event day packed and ready to go
•Print of Kintera sheets the morning of events for accurate and up to date donation totals
•Train and oversee on-site volunteers for P2P / Big Bike and other Niagara office volunteers
•Assist with relationship management, including attending events
•Event registration and money management
•Encourage enthusiastic participation and provide excellent customer service
•Maintain complete and orderly records for all designated programs
•Assist with calls to volunteers to confirm their return or recruitment of other volunteers
•Prepare and send out physical and digital Thank you letters
•Eagerness to learn and passion of what you do
•Time management skills
•Excellent written and oral communication skills
•Customer service focus
•Proficiency in Microsoft Office including: Word, Excel, Outlook,
•Strong organizational skills and records management
•Ability to take direction and also to work independently while being part of a team effort
Skills are assets but not required as training will be provided of the various administrative tasks. Bring your enthusiasm and passion for what you do and we provide the rest.