|Organization Name||Position Types||Duration||Great For||Region and Location(s)||Ad Online Since||Application Deadline|
|CNIB - GTA Foundation||Short term (Less than 6 months)||2019-10-09||2019-11-15|
Manager, Advocacy and Government Affairs (Ontario)
Work with advocacy team members to coordinate our Ambassador and outreach campaigns across the GTA, build relationships and help us reach people with sight loss in all areas of the region.
Responsibilities & Tasks:
• Proactive relationship building with community organizations who have shared goals with CNIB's mission
• Provide support to participants and volunteers involved in CNIB's community advocacy and outreach work
• Assist with implementing an outreach strategy to promote CNIB programs and services across all regions of the GTA, particularly those that are currently underserved by CNIB
• Represent CNIB by attending health fairs, expos, and other related community events
• Monitor and coordinate outreach events and program materials to ensure that volunteers have all the relevant resources
• Participate as a fully integrated member of the GTA Foundation team with regular travel within the GTA.
• Assist in recruitment and onboarding of CNIB Ambassador and Advocate volunteers and track volunteer activity including capturing program statistics.
• Other duties as assigned
Qualities, Skills and Training:
• Well-developed interpersonal skills when dealing with individuals, groups, partners and organizations
• Excellent written and oral communications skills
• Creative and innovative problem-solving skills
• Detail-oriented, highly organized with excellent multi-project and time management skills
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software
• Capable of working with tight deadlines
• Self-starter who takes initiative with tasks and can work independently
• Experience working with Not-for-Profit Organizations
• CNIB will provide orientation, including: About CNIB, About the people we help, About vision loss, and About volunteering at CNIB.
Commitment:• 2 to 3 days per week, or hours as required under guidelines of school placement program
• Agree to abide by CNIB’s Volunteer Code of Conduct, including policies and procedures concerning confidentiality, conflict of interest, and the prevention of workplace harassment and violence.
Level 3: long application form and interview, orientation, two character references, police record check with vulnerable sector check
Please apply for submitting your cover letter and resume to Fillomena.Diruscio@cnib.ca
I look forward to hearing your application for this volunteer posting