Grant Review Team Member

(Ontario Trillium Foundation, Toronto)

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Position ID: V-MID0705 Last Modified: 11 Jan 2018 Last Full Update: 07 Dec 2017
Opportunity Details
ContactAbby Wong, Volunteer Relations Coordinator, Ontario Trillium Foundation; Phone: Toll Free 1-800-263-2887; Email:
DutiesVolunteering for impact. OTF volunteers help build healthy and vibrant communities throughout Ontario. 
OTF volunteers review and recommend projects for funding in Ontario’s communities. Over 200 volunteers bring diverse perspectives and knowledge from regions across the province. As public appointees, OTF volunteers are stewards of public funds and work to ensure a broad range of perspectives are represented in the 16 Grant Review Teams that inform grant-making decisions.
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BenefitsBy volunteering with OTF you will join local volunteers who represent your community. Join a network of smart, dynamic connected people who, like you, care about the community they live in.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Research / Evaluation
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Public Speaking ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Skills required: 
Commitment to community 
Willingness to learn 
Critical thinking skills 
Collaboration and teamwork 
Communication skills 
Comfortable using a computer and online platforms
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year) ; Volunteers are publicly appointed by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario. Appointments are for a 1, 2 or 3 year term, to a maximum of 3 terms.
Interaction LevelSolitary ; Small Group ; Virtual Volunteering
Minimum Hours100 / Year
Dates and TimesMajority of the volunteer activities take place online using OTF's portal. Accessible anywhere and any time.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; OTF is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion
LocationLocally, join 1 of 16 Grant Review Teams across the province
Number of PositionsSimcoe County ; York Region 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation - in-person orientation in Toronto (appropriate travel expenses are reimbursed) ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Training on-going
TransportationVolunteer will be responsible for their own transportation to meetings.
Application Deadline01 Jan 2019
Additional RequirementsOTF volunteers are publicly appointed by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario. As such all applications are submitted to the Public Appointments Secretariat ( for review 
4 steps to become a volunteer: 
1. Visit to learn more about OTF’s Investment Strategy and Grant Review Teams 
2. Contact to learn more and ask your questions 
3. Visit the PAS website to apply: 
4. Complete the application
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Organization NameOntario Trillium Foundation, Toronto