The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) is hosting the 2019 PING Canadian Junior Match-Play Championship at King’s Forest Golf Club in Hamilton, Ontario, from July 2nd - 5th. This prestigious tournament will include players spanning across Canada. We are looking for volunteers to help with roles such as scoring, spotting, and starting.
This is a great opportunity for students to make connections with professionals and gain valuable work experience. Each volunteer will receive a CJGA golf shirt and a CJGA hat.
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 Health TAPESTRY Admin Assistant (Volunteer) support for the Community Connector Program. Reporting to the Coordinator, the volunteer will provide human resources support for the day to day operations.
1. Administrative Duties
Working in areas of recruitment, scheduling, and site coordination
Performs outbound calls/email and electronic tracking regarding volunteer availability, scheduled shifts and/or confirmations
Ensures dissemination and tracking of on-boarding and off-boarding activities at site
Provides reports to the Coordinator as requested
2. Customer Service
Assist with and implements internal and external recruitment strategies, and negotiates recruitment expectations, when necessary
Reports any trends identified to improve Volunteer Resource Management
Advises applicants of position requirements, and respond to inquiries from prospective volunteers
Meets and welcomes all volunteers, new and returning at site,
Ensures all new volunteers receive a site orientation prior to assignment at first shift
Interacts with Health TAPESTRY personnel with care and refers out of scope inquiries to the Coordinator
Observes and educates others on routine precautions to ensure occupational health and safety standards including use of required personal protective equipment and hand hygiene
Collaborates with Health TAPESTRY colleagues to ensure efficient and effective operations.
3. Other duties as assigned
1. Administrative Duties
Updating Health TAPESTRY volunteer’s availability data
Provides reports to the Coordinator as requested
2. Customer Service
Member of the volunteer interview team, assisting with the interviewing of new volunteers
Assist with follow-up calls and exit interviews
3. Other duties as assigned
The incumbent must have the commitment to the Fundamental Principles of the Red Cross Movement.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Candidate must be in pursuit of or has achieved a diploma or degree in Human Resources, Volunteer Resources, Business Administration or related field and/or equivalent of a minimum of 2 years of job related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience working in volunteer recruitment setting is an asset
Computer literacy essential
Experience working in fast paced work environment an asset
ADDITIONAL ABILITIES & SKILLS:
Customer service skills
Written and oral communication skills
Strong organization skills
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
Ability to collaborate effectively
Fluency in English written & Writing
First Aid Certification (training provided) required.
This position requires a successful Vulnerable Sector criminal record check
Office environment (minimum 4 hours a week)
Domestic travel may be required.
To apply use the following think: https://trr.tbe.taleo.net/trr01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CRCS&cws=56&rid=4027&_ga=2.165371129.711963991.1557973722-1377414468.1507161329
Calling all fans of football and female empowerment! YWCA Hamilton is taking over a concession stand at Hamilton Tiger-Cats home games and we need your help! Do you enjoy spending time with fellow Ticat fans? Enjoy the atmosphere of game day? Do you like free snacks?
We are seeking volunteers to serve food and beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic alike) at our YWCA Warriors for Women concession stand at Tim Hortons Field during Ticat home games throughout the 2019 CFL season. Funds raised through concession sales support YWCA Hamilton’s Phoenix Place, a safe haven for women and children escaping domestic violence. Experience the excitement of game day up close while helping women and children build a brighter future.
What do you require to tackle this great opportunity?
-Commitment to at least one full game this season. That’s a whole game. Not until half time. Or even the third quarter. The whole game.
-Ontario Smart Serve certification. It’s fast. It’s easy. It’s online. And if you commit to volunteering for five games total over the season, we’ll reimburse the cost.
-A willingness to have a great time!
YWCA Hamilton’s Walk A Mile In Her Shoes challenges Hamiltonians of all ages, genders, and abilities to walk in red shoes to raise funds and awareness to end violence against women and girls. Together, we’ll walk the walk as a symbolic gesture and walk in solidarity with survivors of violence. Volunteers power this event. You can expect to help with event set-up and a variety of tasks during the event including greeting and cheering on our walkers.
YWCA Hamilton is recruiting for a variety of ongoing volunteer opportunities that help you to give back to the community while building your skills. Current opportunities include:
Good Beginnings Volunteer
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)
Girls /Children Program Assistant
YWCA Hamilton offers a wide variety of programming for children age 4-15. All programs offer participants a safe place to be active, healthy and make new friends. Programs include children’s summer camps, after school programs and Friday night girls club.
Volunteers will provide leadership and assist staff in implementing the programs, ensuring the girls are safe and engaged in unique, valuable, curriculum-based programs. They will foster healthy relationships and engage with child and youth participants in a positive manner.
Weekdays (2:30-5:30 approx.), Summer, December and March Breaks
Bingo volunteers support the YWCA by assisting the Bingo team on its scheduled event days at Princess Bingo. Volunteers should have good basic math skills and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Once a month (Friday or Sunday evening)
YWCA Hamilton offers fully licensed child care programs for toddlers, preschoolers and school age children. Qualified, caring staff engage children in programs designed to nurture each child’s natural sense of curiosity. Physical, outdoor, creative, educational, and play based activities foster a stimulating, safe and fun environment in which to grow and learn.
Volunteers will assist staff in providing programs for children, performing light housekeeping duties, and participating in indoor and outdoor activities. Volunteers will work in a team environment, engaging and nurturing healthy relationships with the children.
Flexible shifts, weekdays (8-2pm)
Fitness Centre Support
YWCA Hamilton takes a holistic approach to health and wellness that focuses on mind, body, and spirit. Ours is a safe, supportive, and enjoyable environment for users to pursue their health and wellness goals. Whether training for a key competition, expanding health horizons or looking for balance in life, we’ve got experienced instructors, engaging classes, and a welcoming environment to help users succeed!
Volunteers will help members of the fitness centre with the equipment and provide motivation for achieving their goals
Flexible shifts, weekdays and evening shifts available
YWCA Hamilton requires assistance with office and administrative work in each of its program areas.
Volunteers must be organized, have excellent communication skills, and the ability to take direction.
Volunteers must be proficient with MS Office, computers and accessing the internet.
2-4hr shifts, Monday-Friday, 9:00-4:00
Resource Centre Assistant
The Resource Centre offers a variety of training sessions and skill upgrading opportunities. Services include access to internet, computer, printer, fax, phone, and photocopier. The centre offers job search information and resources, individual assistance for resume writing and interview coaching, and job search workshops.
Volunteers will greet those who are accessing the resource centre, assist with using the equipment, troubleshoot printer/computer issues and help with job searches etc.
Volunteers will have excellent written and verbal communication skills
Volunteers must be proficient with MS Office, computers and accessing the internet
2-4 hour shifts Monday-Friday, 9:00-4:00
YWCA Active Living Centre 55+: Recreation/Group Facilitator
YWCA Hamilton operates two Seniors’ Active Living Centres that provide affordable programs and services for adults 55+ to enrich and support independent active living. A variety of health and wellness programs are offered to promote physical and emotional well-being; programs focusing on skill development and social programs to build community and build connections with other seniors.
Volunteers will lead a group of adults 55+ in a social activity.
Each volunteer will their own skills and interests to the centre and lead an appropriate activity for the group (eg game of cards, music appreciation)
Weekly or biweekly, flexible
Meals with Purpose Volunteer
Meals with Purpose, the brainchild of a group of McMaster University students, aims to gather surplus produce from the Hamilton Farmer’s Market that would otherwise be tossed out and turn it into fresh meals for the 65 women in the YWCA Hamilton Transitional Living Program. We are seeking volunteers to assist with meal preparation, serving and cleanup two Sundays a month between 11a.m. and 2:30p.m.
Newcomer Day is a celebration of newcomers and immigrants in our city, and their contribution to our culture. There will be cultural performances, live music, diverse food options, a marketplace, an information fair, a citizenship ceremony and activities for families and children.
The role of volunteers is to ensure visitors have a smooth experience. Volunteers will help with set-up prior to the event and clean-up after the event, provide direction to visitors around City Hall, usher school visits, supervise certain activities like board games or group gatherings, and more!
Volunteers can sign up for this opportunity here:
Our certified workshop is on Saturday, June 15th and Saturday, June 22nd from 9:00 to 4:00 p.m. (must attend both Saturdays)
Our Volunteers will help teach English speaking adults reading, writing, math and computer skills.
We hope for a year's commitment and our volunteers will meet with their student twice a week for approximately 4 hours.
St. Peter's Residence at Chedoke in collaboration with the Campus to Community Program is looking for student volunteers to support their Annual Fundraiser Walk/Wheel & BBQ. A live entertainer will be providing music during the event. Volunteers are needed to support in set up, take down, clean up, and ensuring the event runs as intended.
Potential Volunteer Tasks
- Assist residents on the walk/wheel
- Socialize with the residents during the BBQ
- Take direction from various recreation therapists to assist as needed
Tasks will vary based on needs of partner organization and attendees.
Join us for an awesome opportunity to give back to your community, support our community partners and have a fun day interacting with residents, peers, and volunteers!
Please wear green on the day of to show support for St. Peter's Residence
The "Hit A Ball For MS" campaign is essentially a pre-packaged hole-in-one competition at another organization's annual golf tournament.
There are no costs to organizations and we provide the volunteers and prizes.
MS volunteers are at a par 3 hole at the event. Golfers participate after making a minimum donation and all proceeds benefit the MS Society of Canada, Hamilton-Halton Chapter. In each pair/foursome that participates, a sleeve of MS-branded golf balls is given to the golfer whose ball is closest to the pin on the green. Every participating golfer is also entered into a raffle at the end of the season for additional prizes. Any golfer that achieves a hole-in-one is immediately entered into a Grand Prize draw for $2,000.
The MS Society attends multiple tournaments every golf season to execute the "Hit A Ball For MS" campaign.
The tournaments we're currently scheduled to attend are:
-Friday June 7th at Willow Valley Golf Club (arrive at 12pm)
-Saturday June 15th at Knollwood Golf Club (arrive at 7am)
-Saturday June 15th at Kings Forest Golf Club (arrive at 12pm)
-Saturday June 15th at Peninsula Lakes Golf Club (arrive at 8am)
-Thursday July 18th at Copetown Woods Golf Club (arrive at 11am)
-Friday August 16th at Willow Valley Golf Club (arrival time TBD)
-Thursday September 19th at Lowville Golf Club (arrival time TBD)
Many volunteers sign up to attend golf tournaments together and enjoy having that company, so if you would like to attend with someone, please specify that in your application.
Thank you for assisting the MS Society of Canada with our fundraising efforts!
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada is hosting the annual Golf For A Cure tournament is scheduled for Wednesday June 19th at Carlisle Golf Club!
-On-course contest & entertainment assistance
The Registration Table is where we need the most volunteers at the event! This will ensure there won't be any bottlenecking as golfers arrive to the tournament, making it as seamless as possible.
Registration begins at 11am and volunteers will arrive at 9:30am to go through roles, answer any questions you may have, and assist with any other set-up necessary.
The different roles of the Registration Table include, but isn't limited to:
-Giveaway bag distribution
-Selling and distributing raffle tickets
-Selling and distributing Golfer Passports
-Selling and distributing 50/50 tickets
-Golfer payment collection/processing
If you have a preference for a specific role, please mention this once you've been contacted after signing up as a volunteer.
Volunteers are needed to assist with on-course contests and entertainment, including:
-Beat the Pro
-Golf Ball Cannon Contest
-Hit A Ball(Hole in One) Contest
-World Long Drive Competitor
Some holes involve volunteers ensuring golfers have purchased Golf Passports in order to participate or they're required to donate a small amount. Other holes involve volunteers acting as "witnesses" that will vouch for golfers (i.e., a hole-in-one actually happening).
11:00 AM: Registration
12:30 PM: Shotgun Start (Scramble Format)
5:30 PM: Dinner Ceremonies
If volunteers sign up together and would like to be at the same contest, please make that known when you're contacted after signing up to volunteer.