Children's Regional Volunteer Sub-Chapters

Time Commitment: 
Long-Term (6+ months)
Deadline to Apply: 
Friday, August 13, 2021
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Are you, or do you know someone, who is a resident of Sarnia or Oxford County, with a passion for philanthropy and a desire to make a big impact? Children’s Health Foundation has an exciting new volunteer task force that would be perfect for you!

We are looking to strengthen our presence in Sarnia and Oxford County by implementing a sub-chapter volunteer task force. The subchapters in Sarnia and Oxford County will be comprised of 5-10 volunteers who represent the organization through local activities supporting awareness, community engagement and fundraising within your designated geographic area.

Hand-in-hand with our donors, Children’s Health Foundation is strengthening and transforming paediatric health care in our region. We are proud to support the purchase of cutting-edge equipment, care-enhancing programs and ground-breaking research at Children’s Hospital at London Health Sciences Centre, TVCC and Children’s Health Research Institute. For more information, please visit www.childhealth.ca.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Develop and strengthen new relationships with individuals, community partners and/or corporations in Sarnia or Oxford County, to support existing and new efforts in the region
  • Host your own independent fundraising event to fundraise for Children’s Health Foundation
  • Work effectively and collaboratively with fellow Sub-Chapter members to plan a successful end-of-the-year fundraising event for Children’s Health Foundation
  • Make visits to our corporate giving partners to express gratitude, drop off materials, etc. For example, Children’s Miracle Network partners such as Walmart, Dairy Queen and RE/MAX, and other community partners like LCBO
  • Utilize your personal social media accounts to increase the awareness of Children’s Health Foundation and our health care partners
  • Work collaboratively with other sub-chapter volunteers to effectively grow and strengthen our organization’s presence in Sarnia or Oxford County
  • Participate in third-party events happening in your region, including possible public speaking opportunities 

Eligibility criteria:

  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Strong time management
  • Comfortable with public speaking
  • Comfortable with general fundraising messages
  • Ability to work effectively with CHF staff and other volunteers
  • Relationship-building skills
  • Be willing to take advantage of opportunities to champion the work of Children’s Health Foundation, serving as ambassadors on behalf of the organization
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Access to a personal vehicle is recommended
  • A police records check

Time commitment:

  • Volunteers will be asked to attend orientation and training to prepare them for the role
  • Flexibility is available, however, on average 4-6 hours per month would greatly support our efforts. Key months with increased activity include April-June, August, and October-December
  • Support may be required during the day, evenings, or weekends on an as-needed basis. Volunteers will be given advanced notice to work around personal schedules
  • Standard term of appointment will be one (1) year with a maximum of three (3) consecutive terms. The term may be extended depending on the requirements of the Foundation
  • The sub-chapters will meet regularly, a minimum of four (4) times per year. Exact meeting dates and times will be developed in consultation with chapter members

Applicants interested in a position on the Children’s Regional Sub-Chapter Task Force should email athorne@childhealth.ca with the subject line “Regional Sub-Chapter: (Insert Sarnia or Oxford County) Task Force.” A Children’s Health Foundation staff member will be in touch to arrange an interview that will be scheduled for mid-end of August. Any questions in the meantime regarding the Children’s Regional Sub-Chapter Task Force can be directed to athorne@childhealth.ca.

We cannot wait to hear from you!

Deadline to apply: Friday, August 13th 

Required Qualifications/Training: 
Police Record Check
Orientation/Training session
Skills Preferred: 
Leadership
Time management
Relationship builder
Work effectively as part of a team
Public speaking

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