Dress For Success Orillia and Barrie - Volunteer
(Dress for Success Orillia and Barrie, Orillia, Poverty Relief, Employment)
|Contact||Linda Reid, Excu Director, Dress for Success Orillia and Barrie; Phone: 705 259-8200 * 705-252-9200; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Duties||Board Members |
Breakfast Club Facilitators
Professional Women's Group Facilitators
Stylist to help suit clients,
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 Link||orilliaandbarrie.dressforsuccess.org/|
|Benefits||After 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!
|Clients||The 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.|
|Ages||14 year(s) - 85 year(s)|
|Suitable for OSSD||Yes|
|Suitable For||Anyone ; Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students|
|Areas of Interest||Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Computers & IT (Software Related) ; Culture & Heritage ; Donations - Clothing, Women's ; Fashion / Needlecraft ; Social Interaction ; Social Media ; Volunteer Coordination|
|Skills/Experience||Accounting & 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 Length||One 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 Level||One-on-one ; Small Group ; Depending on the position, there will have some interaction with other volunteers and clients.|
|Minimum Hours||2 / Week|
|Dates and Times||Monday: 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
NOT AVAILABLE DURING HOLIDAYS
|Seasons||Year Round ; 4 hours a week to 20 hours a month.|
|Accessibility||Easily 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.|
|Location||10 Peter St N. Unit 102, Orillia ON, L3V 4Y7|
|Number of Positions||Barrie: 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
|Training||Orientation ; Training is provided ; A training session will be available to all volunteers.|
|Transportation||Near 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 Check||Not Required|
|Additional Requirements||Police Check: Not required for high school students. |
Liability Insurance: Not provided
|Liability Insurance||Not Available|
|Start Date||On or after 12 Oct 2015|
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|Organization Name||Dress for Success Orillia and Barrie, Orillia, Poverty Relief, Employment|
|Address & Map|
10 Peter St N, Suite 101
Orillia, ON L3V 1V7
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|Mailing Address||Bayfield Mall |
320 Bayfield St, Unit 121
Barrie, On L4M 3C1