Bell Ringers

(Salvation Army (The), The Salvation Army - Coldwater Street, Christmas Hamper Program)

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Position ID: V-ORI0242 Last Modified: 08 Jul 2019 Last Full Update: 08 Jul 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactChristina Distefano, Christmas Kettle Coordinator, The Salvation Army; Phone: 705-345-2601; Email:
DutiesRinging the bells at the Kettles throughout the community during the Christmas season. 
Kettles can be "Adopted" by businesses, service clubs, families, churches, and various organizations. 
"Adopting" means to organize 4 to 8 volunteers to ring the bells for one to two hours at the selected Kettle location. The Kettle stand will host a sign that recognizes the generosity of the group.
BenefitsTo share the joy of the Christmas season with community shoppers while raising funds that help "Give Hope" to those in need through The Salvation Army Family Services.
ClientsStudents under the age of 18 can obtain their OSSD hours with parental supervision.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Families ; Groups ; Individuals ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups ; Court-ordered community service hours
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Community Outreach ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Guide / Greeter ; Holiday / Festive Volunteering ; Seasonal Support (Winter)
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event ; Short Term ; Short Term (3 months or less) ; Can stand for one to two hour shift. 
Some locations, although indoors, may require winter wear.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one - Greeter
Minimum Hours1 / Day
Dates and TimesMonday: Afternoon, Evening (noon-8pm) 
Tuesday: Afternoon, Evening (noon-8pm) 
Wednesday: Afternoon, Evening (noon-8pm) 
Thursday: Afternoon, Evening (noon-8pm) 
Friday: Afternoon, Evening (noon-8pm) 
Saturday: Afternoon, Evening (noon-8pm) 
Nov 20th, 2015 - Dec 24th, 2015 
AccessibilityDepends on location
Number of PositionsOrillia: 200 individual(s) ; Orillia and area: 200 individual(s) 
200 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation - 10min over the phone
TransportationNeed your own
Application Deadline23 Dec 2019
Police CheckNot Required
Start DateOn or after 20 Nov 2019 and on or before 23 Dec 2015
End Date24 Dec 2019
Agency Details
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Organization NameSalvation Army (The), The Salvation Army - Coldwater Street, Christmas Hamper Program
Office Phone705-326-3472
Address & Map
157 Coldwater Rd W
Orillia, ON L3V 6S2
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Mailing AddressPO Box 2309 
Orillia, ON L3V 6S2