Special Event Crew Volunteer

Special Event Crew Volunteer
Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga
  • Community Outreach
  • Customer / Visitor Service
  • Event Coordination
On-going (More than 1 year)
  • Youth (over 18)
  • Seniors
  • English as a Second Language
  • Ontario - Mississauga
  • Ontario - Halton Region - Burlington

Do you have an eye for details and love coordinating events big and small? Then our Special Events Team may be right up your alley!

Volunteers are needed to help in the planning and execution of events throughout 2019!

Ideally you will be able to help out 4-8 hours a week, with flexible weekday scheduling available in this position.

The role of a Special Event Team Volunteer is to help plan and act as an ambassador for the affiliate at community events while delivering the affiliate’s key messages and promoting ways to the public on how to get involved as a volunteer, donor and/or sponsor.

Job Duration: 3-6 month commitment

Location: 1800 Appleby Line, Unit 13 Burlington, ON

   (and various locations in the affiliate service area)

Position Duties:

  •      Represent HFHHM at local fairs, festivals and/or HFH Halton-Mississauga events (Recognition, Fundraising)
  •      Distribute information cards, business cards and flyers to the public
  •      Assist with display setup and teardown
  •      Answer event participants questions
  •      Update the public on current build projects, volunteer needs, sponsor/donor opportunities and current fundraising events
  •      Must be able to take the initiative when needed
  •      Able to travel throughout Halton Region to events independently
  •      Assist with other duties as required

Qualifications and Skills:

  •      Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  •      Ability to work as a team and to work independently
  •      Excellent creative and organizational skills
  •      Friendly, approachable and outgoing
  •      Previous experience with special events an asset, not mandatory
  •      Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with HFHHM community, staff members and volunteers

Training:  Must complete Online Safety, Health and Environment training

Working Conditions: Affiliate location and various locations in the affiliate service area

Participant Group: Special Event Participants, Affiliate Staff and Volunteers

Position Benefits:

  •      Use professional skills in a volunteer capacity
  •      Satisfaction of contributing to HFHHM’s mission
  •      Training development
  •      10% off ReStore purchases
  •      Letter of Reference (once successful completion of a minimum 40 hours)
  •      Socially connected  to your community
  •      HFHHM T-shirt

In 30 minutes or less you can become a volunteer with us!

To learn more, apply now at https://habitathm.ca/volunteer/ or contact us at (905) 637-4446 x 226 or vassistant@habitathm.ca