Offers a full range of volunteer opportunities including: supporting and leading program activities (Gilda's Greeters, Clubhouse-based volunteers for activities, general clubhouse support, Program support), helping with special events and outreach, and assisting with fundraising in the community.
- To volunteer, contact Cara Dyke, Volunteer Coordinator Volunteer at Gilda's Club
- We have three roles to choose from:
- Assisting in coaching a specific sport to Athletes/Players with intellectual disabilities Team Manager
- Communicating to participants, registering players & teams for tournaments, equipment coordination Council Administration
- Leading the community in a variety of tasks (registrar, volunteer coordinator
Variety of Duties Depending on Strengths and Interests of Volunteer. Pre-event tasks may include:
- Answering Phones
- Updating Spreadsheets
- Soliciting and collecting donations and sponsorships from Ramara / Orillia area
Event-day tasks may include:
- Checking in guests
- Distributing water
- Taking in Feedback
- Organizing Guests
- Distributing Gift Bags
- Grooming and tack up of the horse
- Leading of the horse for warm-up
- Control of the horse during class
- Un-tack horse and cleanup of equipment
- Support the rider as necessary to balance
- Assist rider to complete skills as needed
- Assist leader with tack and cleanup
Administrative: help with mailings, thank you letters, grant writing, etc.
Events: we run events year-round, which require volunteers to keep them running smoothly
Committees: we have several ongoing and adhoc committees that meet during the year
Chapter Leadership Council (CLC)
Cycle for Sight is looking for a variety of volunteers to help with different aspects of the 15th annual event held in June in Alliston (cyclists ride from Alliston to Stayner and back)
This role will focus on recruiting, retaining, and renewing participants.
1. Marketing and communications
iii. Phone calls
iv. Text messages
v. Social media i.e. Facebook, Instagram, Strava
2. Launch and / or VIP parties (in-person or virtual)
3. Team Captain VIP program
4. Spokespeople i.e. athletes and people affected by vision loss
This role will focus on making fundraising easier for participants and increasing funds raised by participants.
1. Participant fundraising portal
2. Marketing and communications:
ii. Phone calls
iii. Text messages
3. Top Fundraiser VIP program
4. Fundraising toolkit i.e. tips, email templates
5. Incentive prizes and awards
Event Day Logistics
This role will focus on event day logistics and ensuring that we provide participants with a premier event experience.
1. Venue selection
2. Route, rest stops, and rider chip tracking system
3. Jersey design
5. Start line experience
6. Finish line experience
7. Securing auction and gift bag items (if applicable)
- Welcome donors to hospitality area of clinic
- offer refreshments
- give information and updates to donors
- answer questions, thank donors and give milestone donor recognition items
- observe donors and watch for adverse reactions
- keep hospitality area in good order
We are in need of Mentor and non-Mentor volunteers. Mentors are needed for all of our programs - Community Based (matched 1:1 with a young person); School Based (matched 1:1 with a young person and meet on school property, during the school day, September through June) or Group Mentor (1:3 ratio, locations in Kincardine or Wingham; 2-3 times per month).
Non-Mentor volunteers include Board Members, FUN Developers or Community Builder volunteer groups. The FUN Developers plan activities and events for our Mentees and Mentors to do (e.g.: The Factory in London, Blue Jays Game, Camp Kintail, museum trips, Christmas and Halloween parties, etc.). The Community Builders help plan and execute our fundraising events, such as Dancing with the Stars, Golf Tournaments, etc. They can also volunteer on the day of the event, for example, with the Christmas Yard Sale, etc.
All volunteers must complete the application process which includes a Police Records Check, Vulnerable Sector Check, and training. Volunteers must be 18 years of age and older.
Here are some of the many opportunites for you at the Port Hope Fair and we're ready to match you with your interests.
- Set up/tear down crew - carry and set up display tables, attach skirting, put up temporary barriers, place ticket booths at entrances, place cement barriers on track
- Gates/admission booth - sell tickets, apply wristbands
- Beer tent - sell tickets or serve drinks, stock coolers. Smart serve required to serve only
- Parking attendants - direct cars to available parking
- Assist with childrens events - pedal tractor pull, childrens pet show
- Committee members for Event/Entertainment, Promotion, Sponsorship, Recruitment, Site Planning
- Section Heads and helpers for display area (baking, canning, crafts, photography etc
- Associate Directors