Dress For Success Orillia and Barrie - Volunteer

(Dress for Success Orillia and Barrie, Orillia, Poverty Relief, Employment)

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Position ID: V-ORI0243 Last Modified: 14 Aug 2018 Last Full Update: 14 Aug 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactLinda Reid, Excu Director, Dress for Success Orillia and Barrie; Phone: 705 259-8200 * 705-252-9200; Email: linda@dfsorilliabarrie.org
DutiesBoard Members 
Boutique Merchandising 
Breakfast Club Facilitators 
Clothing Sorter 
Committee Members 
Corporate Volunteers 
Professional Women's Group Facilitators 
Stylist to help suit clients,  
IT Tech 
Clothing Sorter - Sort Clothes, take inventory, and organize the store. 
Stylists- Suit clients for their interviews (experience with Dress For Success may be needed, but will be provided). 
Fundraising Committee- Creating events for fundraising opportunities, or volunteering for an already planned event. 
IT Tech - Someone to create and maintain a social presence on line to promote the organization and it's events. 
Hair and Make up Stylists- Help show clients what is appropriate for interviews and work when considering make up and hair. 
Board of Directors- Must be 18+, will sit in on the board meetings and hold an important role within the organization, for more information, contact Linda Reid, Executive Director for Dress For Success Orillia and Barrie.
More Info Linkorilliaandbarrie.dressforsuccess.org/
BenefitsAfter school and weekends you can get your community hours needed for school, you can earn a reference for your resume, most importantly you will enjoy meeting new people and have the satisfying experience of helping women return to the workforce. 
If you are 14 or older, please feel free to give us a call!
ClientsThe mission of Dress for Success is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Dress for Success serves job-ready women who are referred by non-profit agencies such as job-training programs, domestic violence agencies and homeless shelters.
Ages14 year(s) - 85 year(s)
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAnyone ; Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Computers & IT (Software Related) ; Culture & Heritage ; Donations - Clothing, Women's ; Fashion / Needlecraft ; Social Interaction ; Social Media ; Volunteer Coordination
Skills/ExperienceAccounting & Finance ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills - Customer Service ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Marketing & PR ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Research ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Some skill with makeup and hair may be required, all other skills can be learned while volunteering for Dress for Success.
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event ; Short Term (3 months or less) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year) ; Varies, depending on your personal dedication. Looking for both long and short-term volunteers.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Depending on the position, there will have some interaction with other volunteers and clients.
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Monday to Friday after school (for high school students), for general public it may depend on day.  
- Saturday and Sunday any time after 11am and before 5pm  
SeasonsYear Round ; 4 hours a week to 20 hours a month.
AccessibilityEasily accessible, right downtown, behind Pizza Pizza, across from Canada Post. There are stairs entering the building as well as stairs coming down to the location.
Location10 Peter St N. Unit 102, Orillia ON, L3V 4Y7
Number of PositionsBarrie: 20 individual(s) ; Orillia: 10 individual(s) ; Orillia and area: 10 individual(s) 
40 individual(s) needed in total. 
30 available positions in Orillia, 20 in Barrie
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; A training session will be available to all volunteers.
TransportationNear public transit ; Dress for Success Orillia - a block away from the downtown bus terminal. The Laclie bus stops next door at Pizza Pizza; is within walking distance of the downtown area and has free parking behind the building for those that drive.  
On street parking is $1 an hour  
Free parking after 5:30pm and weekends
There is no deadline to apply, volunteers are always welcome! Applications will be available at information Orillia, Georgian college, employment services, or you may email LInda Reid for an application, as well as online at the dress for success Orillia and Barrie website
Police CheckNot Required
Additional RequirementsPolice Check: Not required for high school students.  
Liability Insurance: Not provided
Liability InsuranceNot Available
Start DateOn or after 12 Oct 2015
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Organization NameDress for Success Orillia and Barrie, Orillia, Poverty Relief, Employment
Office Phone705-252-9200
Address & Map
10 Peter St N, Suite 101
Orillia, ON L3V 1V7
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Mailing AddressBayfield Mall 
320 Bayfield St, Unit 121 
Barrie, On L4M 3C1