Fundraising/Ambassador Volunteer

 

ROLE DESCRIPTION

 
Title:              

Fundraising/Ambassador Volunteer

Status:           

Volunteer Position

Application  Deadline:

Accepting Applications on an ongoing basis.          

Start Date:    

ASAP -  schedule to be advised

 

 

Time Commitment:

 

Commitment of one 2 or 4 hour shift, once or twice a month (schedule to be advised) for a minimum of six months.

Must be available for shifts on Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays during the day (between 10:00AM – 2:30PM).

 

Volunteering Objective:

 

Increase awareness of the mission, vision, and values of Elizabeth Fry Toronto while supporting the Resource Development team in their charitable gaming (BINGO) fundraising efforts.  

 

Responsibilities:

 

Working with a partner, volunteers will represent Elizabeth Fry Toronto to those playing bingo at the Delta St. Clair bingo hall, located at Old Weston Road and St. Clair Avenue West, Toronto. Responsibilities include:

 
  • Maintaining a positive, professional and enthusiastic attitude towards customers accessing charitable gaming.

  • Representing the agency to all customers, including distributing information/leaflets, answering questions about our programs, and explaining how funds raised from bingo will benefit Elizabeth Fry Toronto.

  • Greeting customers and providing excellent customer service, including providing general information about the bingo hall and troubleshooting equipment.

  • Assisting with creating a fun, active and welcoming environment.

  • Set-up and take down of Elizabeth Fry slide presentation on monitor

  • Completing any other duties as requested by bingo hall staff

  • Communicate any issues/concerns to the Volunteer Co-ordinator at Elizabeth Fry or Delta St. Clair staff in a timely manner.

 
 

Expectation/Criteria:

 
  • Able to commit at least 2-4 hours a month. Attend all shifts as scheduled, and inform Volunteer Coordinator of any absence as soon as possible.

  • Be available for 2 or 4 hours shifts between the hours of 10AM-2:30PM).

  • A minimum of a six month commitment required.

  • Access to reliable transportation (vehicle or transit).

  • Must adhere to program procedures, including dress codes.

  • Be able to attend mandatory training at Elizabeth Fry Toronto and Delta St. Clair bingo hall for specific tasks and responsibilities.

  • Must be able to work independently with little or no supervision

 

Additional Skills/Interests An Ideal Candidate Would Possess:

 
  • Knowledge of the Criminal Justice System and issues impacting individuals primarily women in conflict with the law an asset

  • Excellent Customer Service Skills

  • Experience in a charitable gaming facility is helpful but not essential.

  • Excellent oral, written, and verbal communication skills

 

Advantages of becoming a Volunteer:

 
  • Opportunity to give back to the community while making a real difference in the life of women in conflict with the law

  • Increased customer service and public speaking skills

 
 

Please submit cover letter and resume to:

 

Resource Development Coordinator

Elizabeth Fry Toronto

215 Wellesley St. East, Toronto, ON, M4X 1G1

416-924-3708 ext 234    416-924-3367 (Fax)

Email:     ytimbo@efrytoronto.org

Website: www.efrytoronto.ca

 

 “I admire how they reach out to women in the many detention centres and prisons throughout Canada. I have witnessed many that have worked with women, but this is the first time I have witnessed a team of staff who put their heart and soul into what they believe in”.

Giselle
Former Resident