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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

ROTARY SANTA CLAUS PARADE

 

It is exciting news that this years Santa Claus Parade will be in the evening!!

The Rotary Club is looking for volunteers to assist with

1) set-up,

2) on-route security,

3) parade marshalls,

4) post parade tear down

This is a great opportunity to be part of this exciting event

CONTACT: Anne Denny at anne2denny@gmail.com 

OR  613-341-1171

 


CNIB Canadian National Institute for the Blind

VIP (Visually Impaired People) HOLIDAY LUNCHEON

December 5, 2017

Help Needed.  Looking for 3 volunteers to assist with this holiday luncheon to approximately 30 attendees.

Time Committment - 11:00 am to 2 pm

Wall Street Church, 2nd Floor

Duties include setting up for lunch, serving beverages, plating and serving food, and after lunch clean up.

 

CONTACT: Tracy Holland

tracy.holland@cnib.ca

613-542-4975 X 5094

 


MS Society

Leeds Grenville Chapter

Sales persons needed!!

Do you enjoy special events or fundraising?

Christmas Cakes and Cookies Campaign on now for an 6 week period.  Can you help?

Just an hour or two would be wonderful.

Contact Margaret Loiselle at margaret.loiselle@ms.society.ca

 


 

 


 

 

 

 

"Last Night of the Proms"

We had a great time at "The Last Night of the Proms"

Huge Thank you to all our generous sponsors!

Casa-Dea Estates Winery

 GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL NON PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement
 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=fSxFOaEhQZU

CLICK ON LINK TO VIEW SHORT VIDEO

 

An Opportunity to learn more about the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement.

Contact the Volunteer Centre to see how you can obtain a subsidy to attend the workshop, and to have 1 year free access to the "Code Audit Tool"

info@volunteercentre.ca

1-800-926-0777 Ext 374

 

About the Volunteer Centre....

 

 

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Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteer Support Group Facilitator Needed 

Canadians Living with Parkinsons

POSITION SUMMARY:

To provide education and support at monthly group meetings to persons with Parkinson’s, members of their families, and/or their caregivers in dealing with the challenges of living with the condition.  To encourage group members to share experiences, ideas and feelings, address challenges, develop supportive friendships and receive current information about Parkinson’s disease. 

Duties include:  facilitate monthly support group, including planning, set-up, refreshments and speakers.

 
QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in facilitation of support groups or meetings an asset
  • Comfort and ability to discuss issues regarding Parkinson’s
  • Active listening and communication skills
  • Sensitivity and compassion
  • Ability to model respect for diversity
  • Background in nursing, social work, physiotherapy, speech language pathology, and/or other medical aspect of Parkinson’s disease an asset

 

TIME COMMITMENT:

  • 3-5 hours per month, (includes two hour meeting and one hour preparation time) for a minimum of one year
  • Training will be provided


Active seniors are welcome!  If you are interested in joining a team that makes a tremendous difference in the lives of Canadians living with Parkinson’s, please submit your résumé, quoting reference SG_Brockville/Prescott                                            at Margaux.wolfe@parkinson.ca  

 

 

 

International Volunteer Managers Day

November 5, 2017 

Volunteering does not take place in isolation. 

Behind each and every volunteer there is someone who takes on the responsibility of coordinating, supporting, training and recruiting volunteers who help to fulfill a specific need. 

That is why we celebrate International Volunteer Managers Day every year on November 5. 

It is important to let Volunteer Managers know that the spirit of volunteerism is enhanced and enabled by them - and to thank them. 

We raise a cheer for all Volunteer Managers! 

Thank you!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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