Current Volunteer Opportunities:

 

 

SOAR 

 

 We need your your help to make the 16th Annual
Southern Ontario Amazing Race a Success

Volunteer Roles

Some of the volunteer roles include:

  • Shuttle Driver - Drive racers between challenges (usually an all day affair).
  • Challenge Marshalls - Faciliate racer activities at challenges:
    • Creative Challenges usually involve puzzles and brain teasers.
    • Physical Challenges usually involve sports, building, and lifting.
    • Artistic Challenges usually involve visual art, music and drama.
  • Food Crew - Help with lunches and dinners for teams as well as delivering lunches and snacks to volunteers.
  • Media Crew - Help capture the race by camera, drone, phone as well as posting images on social media throughout the race.
  • General (Low Physical) - Help supervise a clue box and sign in teams.
  • We also need qualified lifeguards!

Why Should You Volunteer

It’s the perfect way to have fun, meet new people and contribute to the overall success of SOAR!

  • Our race is going to be epic this year!
  • Participate in a fun and unique event.
  • Meet some amazing people.
  • Contribute to a great cause in The .
  • Get recognition for your involvement – free food and t-shirt, volunteer hours (if applicable).
  • Be able to qualify for one of 5 volunteer teams selected for SOAR 2020

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

Food & Friends Program Volunteers 

F&F

 

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

 

June Avenue Public School - April – end of June weekly volunteering from Monday – Thursday 12:20-2:30 each day. 

Priory Park

GCVI

Waverley

Willow Rd

Shelldale

St. Michael's 

St Peter's

Westwood

Gateway Dr

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

 Drayton Heights

Hyland Heights Public School  

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

Montgomery Village Public School

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

 Center Dufferin District High School 

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

 Erin District High 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.

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