Outreach support

by ROSA on July 26, 2022 Comments Off on Outreach support

Coordinated Support in some or all of: postering and food table tasks; set-up and other event tasks. Occasionally, when needed.

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Administration/Event support

by ROSA on July 26, 2022 Comments Off on Administration/Event support

Online document support, internet technical support; searching, editing information. Work by phone, and internet and in-person occasionally. Transportation may be helpful. Outreach event opportunities may be available.

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Volunteer Local Chapter Coordinator

by karen@shoeboxproject.com on July 13, 2022 Comments Off on Volunteer Local Chapter Coordinator

This rewarding and exciting volunteer leadership role has no fixed address within Saskatoon and is a remote opportunity for you to create and manage a chapter within your community right from home!

As a Local Chapter Coordinator for The Shoebox Project for Women, you are the lead Coordinator of the organization’s activities in your community in efforts to support women impacted by homelessness through our Shoebox gift drives.

By creating a fun and supportive environment you will manage and coordinate the efforts of your shelter agencies, community volunteers and donors to ensure a successful Shoebox drive season.

Duties & Responsibilities:

– You are an ambassador of The Shoebox Project in your community
– Lead the charge and represent with pride!
– Recruit and manage volunteers to assist in various support roles
– Identify and develop a network of shelters and resource centers to partner with
– Community outreach: Reach out to your local community to introduce, inform & educate on The Shoebox Project’s mission & vision and get your community involved in helping to support for your chapter goals
– Manage chapter-specific administration
– Manage Chapter email and social media accounts
– Help organize corporate and school drives as needed
– Coordinate inspections, storage, transportation and delivery of boxes from drop-off locations to shelters – deliver your Shoeboxes and watch the smiles!

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Volunteer Group Leader (Unit Guider)

by GirlGuidesCanada on June 30, 2022 Comments Off on Volunteer Group Leader (Unit Guider)

Our volunteers support girls as they build confidence, develop new skills and become leaders in their communities.

As part of a unit’s leadership team, you’ll facilitate fun and engaging program activities, like scavenger hunts, arts and crafts, outdoor exploration, games and more. You can choose to work with girls in one of five branches: Sparks (age 5-6), Brownies (age 7-8), Guides (age 9-11), Pathfinders (age 12-14) or Rangers (age 15-17).

Volunteers will receive access to a digital program platform stocked with age-appropriate activities and meeting tools, as well as training on how to deliver activities in ways that will empower and encourage girls.

Units meet on a regular basis, from weekly to monthly, depending on the age of the girls. Volunteers commit to 3 hours per week for unit meetings plus additional hours, when required, for trips and events.

What You’ll Do as A Group Leader:
– Create a safe, welcoming, and inclusive space for girls!
– Plan regular unit meetings in person, outdoors and online, during which you’ll facilitate girl-driven programming that is fun and engaging.
– Organize in-person or virtual opportunities beyond unit meetings, including community service activities and camps.
– Support shared leadership and decision-making with girls and other volunteers.
– Promote Girl Guides to girls and women locally.
– Provide ongoing communication to girls and parents/guardians about unit activities.
– Assist with unit administration tasks, such as maintaining girls’ program records and health forms, managing safety protocols, and ordering badges.
– Assist with maintaining unit finances as required by your province.
– Support the semi-annual sales of Girl Guide Cookies.

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MS Bike Tour Waskesiu Committee

by MSVETeam on June 16, 2022 Comments Off on MS Bike Tour Waskesiu Committee

MS Bike Waskesiu 2022 is back in-person after two years. Seeking volunteer committee members for the roles of:
1. Food Prep Coordinator: delegate and lead food prep volunteers, assist with morning and afternoon food prep
2. Rest Stop Coordinator: organize all rest stop supplies and food, deliver supplies to rest stops
3. Signage Coordinator: assemble and organize all signage prior to set-up, recruit and lead signage set-up volunteers, set up the route signage on Friday, September 16

Contact: volunteer@mssociety.ca

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Board Member

by Kim Megyesi on May 31, 2022 Comments Off on Board Member

Are you excited about igniting the potential of young people in Saskatoon and Area?

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Saskatoon and Area, serving the communities of Saskatoon, Prince Albert, Battlefords and Humboldt, is seeking applicants with diverse backgrounds and skillsets to join our Board of Directors.
We are looking for nominees who exemplify BBBSSA’s core values of Integrity, Respect, and Adaptability as well as those that thrive in an environment that promotes communication and collaboration.

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Volunteer Peer Support Group Facilitator

by MSVETeam on May 25, 2022 Comments Off on Volunteer Peer Support Group Facilitator

We are seeking a Volunteer Peer Support Group Facilitator for our Support Group based in Saskatoon. During meetings, members share information, best practices and support one another on issues affecting people living with MS.    

Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month at 7pm CT and are currently running virtually but there is potential for in person meetings to resume once safe to do so and location is sourced.  

As Volunteer Peer Support Group Facilitator, you will use a self-help model to foster a safe, caring environment so that group members will feel comfortable dealing with their issues and concerns regarding the ways in which MS affects their lives. 

For more information and to apply, please contact volunteer@mssociety.ca.

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by friendsafforestation on May 20, 2022 Comments Off on Bookkeeper

Treasurer, Volunteer Board Member. The Treasurer will offer guidance to the Board of Directors ensuring good fiscal planning and decision-making. The Board Treasurer is an executive and voting member of the Board of Directors. The Friends of the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas believe in the spirit of Witaskêwin, living together on the land. We believe this project can be part of an effective long-term strategy to focus our vision on this ideal. In a significant way this project allows the past to meet the present and future. The rich geological, historical, natural, and cultural heritage of the areas honours where we have been. Science, conservation, and hands-on learning about the land, the environment, and sustainability ensure our future. “In the end, we will conserve only what we love. We will love only what we understand. We will understand only what we are taught.” Baba Dioum. The afforestation areas were preserved in perpetuity in 1972 by City Council The Friends of the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas Inc. is non-profit incorporation formed with a mission to honour the council decision of 1972 and to continue onwards to conserve the Saskatoon afforestation areas which we love. We are in a position to train and work with the right individual. We are established online for our accounting at the present moment. The person selected for this position will be receiving financial information via email, and the accounting will be done jointly by connecting via Zoom with another director on the board to begin with. Board meetings occur on the second Thursday of the month and they are about one hour in length. The monthly accounting reconciliation and reports take about one hour to prepare using the automated accounting program- therefore the time commitment is approximately two – three hours working remotely.

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Seniors Telephone Buddy Program

by Raeleen Viklund on April 29, 2022 Comments Off on Seniors Telephone Buddy Program

The Saskatoon Council On Aging Telephone Buddy Program pairs volunteers with an older adult who is feeling isolated or lonely, who may have limited social and family connections, or feels they could benefit from more social interaction. Pre-schedule phone calls are tailored to meet the needs of the older adults to promote mental wellness. The Telephone Buddy program is free and is available to any adult who feels they could benefit from more social interaction.
Volunteers are expected to call their buddy weekly for a 15-30 minutes friendly conversation.

For more information how to become a volunteer for the Telephone Buddy Program, please contact the SCOA office 306.652.2255 or email the SCOA program coordinator at: leslie@scoa.ca

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Seniors Bus Buddy Program

by Raeleen Viklund on April 29, 2022 Comments Off on Seniors Bus Buddy Program

The Senior Bus Buddy Program from the Saskatoon Council on Aging aims to help individuals 55+ become more comfortable using the Saskatoon City Transit. Bus Buddy Volunteers are paired with an older adult to provide them with a personalized introduction on how to navigate the city bus system. Volunteers accompany the seniors on several bus trips until they are comfortable taking the bus alone. All volunteers must attend a mandatory training session with Experience Transit to become qualified Bus Buddy volunteers.
For more information how to become a volunteer for the Telephone Buddy Program, please contact the SCOA office 306.652.2255 or email the SCOA program coordinator at: leslie@scoa.ca

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