Start2Finish is a non-profit children's charity. We operate Run&Read programs for children in low-income communities out of 4 elementary schools in Hamilton. Our programs focus on fitness and literacy as a force to eradicate child poverty and we are currently looking for volunteers to support our after school offerings.
- An interest in helping school aged children increase their literacy skills and physical fitness.
- Able to commit 2 hours/week from January to April 2020.
- Volunteer application with references
- Police check for the vulnerable sector
- Bennetto Elementary- Tuesday 3:20-5:20
- Prince Of Wales Elementary- Tuesday 2:50-4:50
- St. Ann Catholic Elementary- Wednesday 3:10-5:10
- St. Augustine Elementary (Dundas)- Thursday 3-5
Benefits of Volunteering at Start2Finish:
- A great opportunity to get some hands-on experiential learning
- The chance to professionally network with like-minded individuals
- On-going training and support while you develop/strengthen your leadership skills
- A space to enhance your personal health and well-being
If you are interested in making a difference in the lives of children in the Hamilton area, please submit an application at: Start2Finish Volunteer Application
The Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton (SPRC) invite community members who are interested in being a member of our volunteer Board of Directors. This is a volunteer opportunity, and a non-paid position.
The SPRC is a non-profit, registered charitable organization and a United Way funded agency. We are governed by a community-based Board of Directors and carry out our daily work through staff, students, and volunteers. We perform research, community development, and community planning in the City of Hamilton.
The Board strives to reflect the diverse perspectives of the Hamilton community and the range of skills needed to guide the work of the Council. The Board possesses a wide range of human resource skills, qualities, personalities, experiences, backgrounds and opinions. The dimensions of diversity include but are not limited to: culture, ethnicity, age, gender, gender identity, geography, language, physical and intellectual ability, racialized minorities, religion, sexual orientation and socio-economic status.
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge and skills in one or more areas of Board governance: governance, policy, finance and human resources
• Background and/or experience in anti racism anti oppression, human resources, marketing and branding, corporate governance and law
• Previous Board Experience
HOW TO APPLY
Please submit resume* and cover letter by Monday, December 16,2019 Attn: Nominations and Governance Committee
Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton
350 King Street East, Suite 104
Hamilton, ON L8R 3N9
Deadline: December 16, 2019 at 4:00pm
Note: Please include in your cover letter the answers to the following two questions:
1. Why do you want to be on the Board?
2. What do you think you can bring to the Board?
*Resume should include information on Board and/or committee positions currently and previously held, and volunteer activities.
We thank all applicants for their interest in applying for this position; however only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. The SPRC is an equal opportunity employer: women, Indigenous people, visible minorities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender
persons and persons with a physical disability are encouraged to apply. Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or interview process should advise the above contact so arrangements can be made.
Hamilton Kilty B's Junior Hockey Club are looking for leaders in social media space to head our (In-Game Branding/Advertising) in partnership with an In-Game event Coordinator that can co-manage and delegate the various activities and duties the team has on each "Home" game.
YWCA Hamilton’s Women of Distinction Awards honours and celebrates trailblazing Hamilton women who have excelled in their fields and salutes outstanding workplaces whose policies and practices promote women’s leadership and equal advancement opportunities.
Volunteers help to power our event - we couldn't do it without you!
Town of Oakville Water Air Rescue Force a Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary Search & Rescue Unit requires a volunteer programmer/developer to convert our current duty log and various forms into online forms with database for running queries, reports and analysis.
CityKidz is a non-profit, Christian organization dedicated to increasing resiliency and inspiring big dreams for Canadian children living in low-income communities by providing inspirational experiences and nurturing personal relationships, one child at a time.
There are so many different ways you can be part of changing children’s lives! Opportunities include (but are not limited to):
-KinderKidz Saturday* (Ages 3-5)
-CityKidz Saturday (Ages 6-12)
-CityYouth Mentor (Ages 13-16)
-First Aid Attendant
The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking a Transportation Volunteer Driver. Reporting to the Transportation Assistant Manager, the Transportation Volunteer Driver, will provide Transportation services to and from various appointments for seniors and individuals with physical mobility difficulties who are unable to use public transportation.
Wellness Hamilton is looking for volunteers for music video editing during their Christmas show.
We are doing a Christmas show that comprises of songs, we need volunteers for:
- Create simple but effective videos for the music.
- Simple Music video for pop song with cool special effects.
The job can be done work from home. Letter of recommendation and possible future part-time job will be available.
The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking a Human Resources Assistant Volunteer for the People Service HR department. Reporting to the Client Services Representative - Tier 1, Shared Services, the Human Resources Assistant Volunteer will play a key role in the launch of this new operating model within Human Resources.
• Customer Service: Act as the first line of support for current and prospective Canadian Red Cross Society (CRC) employees in resolving a wide variety of HR inquiries and requests – actively triaging, resolving, and/or escalating each item as defined by service level agreements.
• Recruitment: Effectively support the recruitment process for assigned positions including interviews, reference checks, posting roles, generating offer letters, closing requisitions and troubleshooting any user issues with our current Applicant Tracking System - Taleo.
• On boarding: Coordinate the on boarding packages, complete background checks, and ensure a smooth transition for employees joining the CRC.
• Off boarding: Support the off boarding process including necessary paperwork, exit interviews & ensuring a smooth transition for employees exiting the CRC.
Education and Experience:
The minimum qualifications for this position are the completion of a college diploma from a recognized institution, with a concentration in Human Resources, Office Administration (or a related field), and/or a minimum of 1-2 years of job related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Abilities and Skills:
Superior customer service & attention to detail.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral.
• Strong data entry skills, as well as the ability to understand detailed information.
• Proven ability to remain organized, prioritized, and multi-task in a fast-paced environment, while managing time effectively.
• Effective problem solving skills, and the ability to take initiative.
• Experience working with Applicant Tracking Systems.
• Experience with administration of online learning software.
• Bilingual (English/French).
• Flexible Schedule, Monday to Friday
• The majority of the work is performed in an office environment.
This position also requires a satisfactory Canadian criminal record & reference check.
Application Deadline: October 30,2019
YWCA Hamilton is looking for volunteers to assist them with Good Beginnings program. Good Beginnings is a volunteer assistance program available for mothers in Hamilton and the surrounding area with infants younger than six months of age. The program provides free in-home support for mothers to help them cope with the challenges of having a new baby, and/or for women who are at risk of postpartum depression.
The program involves weekly in-home visits from a trained (female) volunteer who can effectively support mothers for the first six months post-partum. Weekly visits, 2-3hrs plus travel time, flexible schedule (no evenings or weekends)