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

 

Laura is a street and law involved woman struggling with a history of substance abuse and frequent relapses. Laura participates in our Healing from Abuse program and is connecting much of her substance abuse issues with trauma she experienced as a child. By understanding how her history of trauma impacts her life today and how it can trigger her substance abuse, Laura is healing from her experiences and achieving sobriety.  Laura is staying sober, exploring employment opportunities and developing healthy and enriching relationships.