Phone It Forward Team Captain

Phone It Forward Team Captain
Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
Canadian National Institute for the Blind
  • Advocacy / Campaigning
  • Community Outreach
  • Fundraising / Giving
Short term (Less than 6 months)
  • Youth (over 18)
  • 40 hour high school program
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area - Toronto
Location details: Community Location

Training will be from a CNIB location close to you! or over the phone. Phone collection drives opportunities can occur across the region.

Ideal for: Individual, Youth, Corporate, Groups

Ideal for: This volunteer position will be of interest to enthusiastic individuals who are highly organized, self-starter and enjoys team work.

The Team Captain reports to the CNIB Specialist, Phone It Forward and is responsible for coordinating and supporting the development of Phone It Forward phone drives in local communities, raising awareness about CNIB and its programs, elevating community profile, advocating for smartphone donations and educating the public on the impact technology has in the hands of individuals impacted by blindness.

The Team Captain is responsible for recruiting and coordinating a team of volunteers to implement the phone drives and ensure the team has the information and support they require to be effective. This position acts as a liaison between CNIB, volunteers and stakeholders.

Tasks vary on event requirements; however, this position will always include:

  • Assist with team recruitment, selection, training and recognition
  • Conduct regularly scheduled follow up (calls or emails) with volunteers; report any issues or concerns immediately to supervisor.
  • Be available to volunteer team to provide support and guidance in their role
  • Responsible for managing all the in kind and cash donations during the event.
  • Report on volunteer hours and other event measurables.
  • Provide training and on-site assistance to the Event Team Members.

If you would like to volunteer please contact Melanie Taddeo,