Current Volunteer Opportunities:

 

Special Event Volunteers  

 AAF

 

The Special Event Volunteers will:

  • Help facilitate and run events. 
  • Assist with information and promotion booths at various events.
  • Provide the set up and tear down of information booths.
  • Provide support to persons/groups running the event.
  • Promote the Children's Foundation Mission and Values.
  • May occasionally be asked to sell raffle tickets etc.
  • Various other roles that are asked of volunteers at fundraising events.

The Children's Foundation Events are:

  • Fore Our Kids Golf Tournament.
  • Around the World Gala.
  • Trees for Tots 
  • Live Free

Some third Party Events include:

  • SOAR
  • Inspiration
  • Thriller Night
  • Elora Handmade Market 

There are a number of Children's Foundation Events and 3rd party events (events run by community members.) These events are the second biggest fundraising revenue for the foundation and are a huge part of what makes our work possible. These events cannot happen without support from volunteers. Your efforts, while supporting these events, will make a huge difference in the lives of local children. As a volunteer, you will enjoy fun and exciting community events and walk away knowing that, together, we have raised the much needed funding for the children who need it the most! Now that ...is a win win!

If you would like more information please contact Brenda Walsh - brenda@childrensfoundation.org

 

Trees for Tots Volunteers

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Trees for Tots Volunteer Positions we are currently recruiting for:

   

Trees for Tots Office Volunteer - help with the registration of over 3000 discarded Christmas trees.

  • Answer telephones and emails 
  • Perform general clerical duties including filing, photocopying, faxing and preparing correspondence for mailing
  • Handle requests for information and data and follow up with registered participants
  • Assist with the tracking all communications
  • Assist with volunteer and outreach coordination as required
  • Assist with event planning and program related tasks
  • Website editing and updating

Trees for Tots Truck Drivers, Helpers and Day of Event Volunteers -will all support the facilitatiuon of this great event on Sauturday January 5th, 2019. 

  •  More information coming soon!

Trees for Tots is an amazing one-day event that brings together almost 300 community members with one common goal- making a difference! As a volunteer, you will get to see this magic happen!

If you would like more information please contact Brenda Walsh - brenda@childrensfoundation.org

 

Food & Friends Program Volunteers 

F&F

 

We Have Urgent Need for Volunteers at the following Guelph schools;

Willow Road

Westwood

St. Joseph – Fergus

Alma

Salem

John Black

Victoria Terrace

Norwell District High School

Minto-Clifford

St. John – Arthur

Wellington Heights Secondary School

Brant Avenue

Mitchell Woods

John Galt

St. John – Guelph

Our Lady of Lourdes

Ken Danby

College Heights Secondary School

John F Ross Collegiate Vocational Institute

Priory Park

Waverley

We Have Urgent Need for Volunteers at the following Shelburne schools;

Shelburne schools

Glenbrook Public School

Hyland Heights Public School

Centennial Hylands Elementary School

 

We Have Urgent Need for Volunteers at the following Orangeville schools;

Westside Secondary School

Montgomery Village Public School

St. Peter’s Catholic School (Dufferin Peel School Board)

Princess Margaret Public School

Mono Amaranth Pubic School

 

We Have Urgent Need for Volunteers at the following Dufferin schools;

Grand Valley Public School

Primrose Elementary School

East Garafraxa Public School

Laurelwoods Elementary School

 

We Have Urgent Need for Volunteers at the following East Wellington schools;

 

St. John Brebeuf Catholic School

Brisbane Elementary School

Rockwood Centennial Public School

Erin District High School

Erin Public School

Ecole Harris Mill Public School 

If you can help contact Brenda @ 519-826-9551 Ex 21                                                                                                                                                                                               

 With Food & Friends, your efforts make a difference in the lives of local children. As a volunteer, there are many opportunities for training and growth.

Volunteer Roles

  • Coordinators: are involved in running the program and they perform tasks such as ordering the food. They are generally (but not limited to) school teachers/employees.
  • Helpers: are involved with food prep, menu planning, program attendance, serving and clean up.
  • Grocery shoppers: compile lists depending on the planned menu, buy and store the food appropriately and ensure that all receipts go to the Administrators.
  • Administrators: are involved with the program paper work, they track receipts and do budgeting and fundraising.
  • Management of volunteers: recruitment, training, scheduling and recognition

Adopt-A-Family Volunteer

 Santa

 

The Adopt-A-Family volunteer team is mostly full at this time, however we may need help with:

Tech Support:  is an on-call volunteer who has technical and computer-related skills who can be of assistance to the Adopt-A-Family volunteers on an on-call basis.

Wrappers:  wrapping gifts for families.  Please see our Gift Wrapping Guidelines for our criteria for gift wrappers.

 

At Adopt-A-Family your efforts will make the holidays shine a little brighter for families and children in need. As a volunteer, you will walk away feeling warm and fuzzy inside!

If you would like more information please contact Brenda Walsh - brenda@childrensfoundation.org