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Aurora Historical Society, Hillary House National Historic Site
Aurora
The fundraising committee is looking for additional members who would like to help the AHS grow and take part in planning some of this year’s exciting events. 
 
- Attend meetings and to support the organization through a variety of events 
 
- Give support through spreading awareness of AHS and Hillary Houseand its place in the community. 
 
- Provide input and guidance into development of various fundraising campaigns such as planned giving and the annual appeal, as well as events fundraising 
 
- Help to solicit funds and/or in-kind donations from local businesses for various events and sponsorship opportunities 
 
- Individuals with experience in fundraising, building community partnerships or public relations would be welcomed as would those with related professional skills and experience. 
 
- Provide support for our annual fundraising gala: The Hillary House Ball
Group Facilitator   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville 
Bereaved Families of Ontario, York Region
various locations in York Region
We are looking for a group facilitator that has personal bereavement experience to:  
 
* Provide one-on-one support to bereaved individuals and families as referred by BFOYR staff 
* Assist with the completion of one-on-one intakes for individuals entering BFOYR closed groups 
* Co-facilitate closed support groups according to the agenda and guidelines supplied by BFOYR 
* Assist with scheduled support sessions
Professional Advisory Committee   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville 
Bereaved Families of Ontario, York Region
The Professional Advisory Committee meets bi-monthly, not including the summer months. 
 
Purpose: To create a vision for the future of BFO and augment the self-help model of BFO with professional expertise in the area of bereavement. 
 
Outline of Responsibilities/Tasks: 
To review needs and establish programs to meet the needs of the bereaved in the community. 
To support/develop bereaved facilitators through the Facilitator Training Program. 
To recruit and interview qualified volunteers/facilitators for current programs. 
To assist in providing public education in the area of bereavement. 
To screen and support appropriate research in the field of bereavement. 
To be a resource to the bereavement volunteer facilitators and the staff. 
To provide written document regarding status and direction of P.A.C. 
PAC should approve in principle BFO’s goals and programs(self-help model) 
PAC will appoint from its members, sub committees to facilitate the successful function of the committee if needed.
Beyond Abilities Centre
BAC offers programs and services to individuals with disabilities. We are looking for volunteers with skills and experience that can help improve the lives of individuals with disabilities. 
 
Directors attend BAC meetings, usually 5-6 meetings a year, as well as other fundraising events. 
 
Committee members attend meetings the second Tuesday of every month, most of them are via-teleconference and usually 3-4 meetings per year are at the BAC office at 6:00 p.m.  
 
Individuals will also be expected to volunteer in events held by BAC: workshops, golf tournaments, fundraising events and open houses to promote our programs and services.
Canadian Cancer Society, Holland River Community Office
Newmarket
We are looking for volunteers to assist with our Relay For Life fundraiser. Planning starts with committee members and leaders to assist with team and sponsor recruitment, logistics, games and activities, marketing and promotion. 
 
If you would like to volunteer for the Newmarket event please get in touch to offer your skills in organizing or sharing ideas. We need you!
Georgina Community Food Pantry
Georgina Community Food Pantry (20849 Dalton Rd, Sutton, ON)
Volunteers are requested to participate in a monthly fund-raising committee to develop a fund-raising strategy which will include: event planning, corporate sponsorship and a social media campaign.
Girls Incorporated of York Region
Newmarket
Do you have party planning skills to share with our non-profit organization? We are looking for an organized, friendly person that can assist with our annual special events.
Job Skills, Newmarket - Head Office
INSPIRE. EMPOWER. MOTIVATE. 
 
Make a difference in our community by volunteering for the Job Skills Board of Directors. Share your expertise and knowledge with other community-minded individuals. 
 
Every year, we help more than 20,000 un-employed/under-employed individuals as they seek employment or start their own business. 
 
With strong leadership, Job Skills strives to continue to grow. Be a part of that growth by volunteering a few hours a week and help shape our community. 
 
Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume here on LinkedIn 
 
Responses will be followed up by our Board Nominating Committee
North Newmarket Lions Club, Newmarket Optimist Hall, Coats for Kids
56 Forhan Drive Newmarket (1 block east of Leslie, south off Davis) Upstairs - The Optimists Hall
Lions clubs International has appx 1.4 million members world wide in 208 countries and there are over 48 thousand clubs. 
Volunteering is the back bone of our community here in Newmarket Ontario. If you are interested in helping others, solving community issues, helping people in need and meeting new people, having fun and making an impact at home and around the world, the North Newmarket Lions Club is the volunteer organization for you! 
 
Club members use their time and talents to provide hands on assistance, to enhance the lives of those in need in our community. This organization is for men and women alike. Our club has many lady members who are already Lions. You can also join with your spouse or life partner and receive a discount on the membership fees. 
 
If you would like to pursue a leadership role, or would just like to lend a helping hand, Lions membership offers extensive opportunities for the kind of volunteer experience you desire. A side benefit is that you'll feel good when you go to sleep at night. 
 
You will have many opportunities to work on projects that interest you and to undertake the leadership roles of your choice. We are always looking for good leaders, with good ideas! 
 
What are your skills that can help the Lions club do a more comprehensive job for those in need?  
 
Call or email me directly and I will invite you to our free Wednesday dinner meeting, to see what Lions is all about. 
I look forward to seeing you soon. 
Thank you, so much, for caring about the community you live in.
Concert Committee Members   Aurora  East Gwillimbury  Georgina  King Township  Markham  Newmarket  Richmond Hill  Vaughan  Whitchurch Stouffville 
Visual and Performing Arts Newmarket
Newmarket
Classical music lovers are needed to help with the organization of the three scheduled concerts. Duties include, the organization and implementing the promotional material to make the concert happen. Meetings are set by the members at a mutually convenient time.
Volunteer Markham, Markham Civic Centre
The Volunteer Centre for Markham is looking for committee members for the following committees: Volunteer/Fundraising Committee and Marketing Committee. The Committee meets about once per month and is responsible for a yearly work plan.
Board Member   Richmond Hill 
Yellow Brick House
Yellow Brick House invites nominations for our volunteer Board of Directors. The Board is responsible for governance, strategic planning, policy development, financial and risk management, and monitoring and evaluation. Board members bring skills, experience and thought leadership to the table. The Agency welcomes board members with profession background in one or more areas of leadership, strategic planning, financial and risk management, Human Resources, communications and marketing, stewardship and fundraising, housing, family and/or immigration law, real estate and/or property management, government relations, and knowledge of communities. 
 
Mandate of the Board: A non-profit charitable organization established in 1978, Yellow Brick House is managed by a community-based volunteer Board of Directors who plan, set policy, and ensure adequate resources are available to fulfill our mission. There are up to 12 Board members. The Board meets regularly with the Executive Director to monitor agency progress and needs, and provide strategic direction. The ED is responsible for day-to-day operations and is a resource to the Board. Board members do not engage in direct service activities with clients. 
 
Board Application Process: Interested volunteers are invited to submit a current resume and letter of interest. The Executive Director will share the information with the President of the Board and the Chair of the Governance Committee. The candidate may be invited for an interview with Executive Director and select board members. References will be requested and a Vulnerable Sector Check will be required. The current Board will review the applications and bring recommendations to the board. Board members are elected for a 3-year term. Should a vacancy arise, it may be filled through election by Board members at their regular meetings and ratified by the membership at the next annual general meeting, A New Board Member Orientation is offered to incoming Board members. 
 
Committees: Each Board Member participates in at least one committee. 
1. Governance Committee 
2. Finance and Audit Committee 
3. Community Awareness Committee
Board Member   Newmarket 
YouthSpeak
York Regional Police, One District, 240 Prospect Street, Newmarket
Attend monthly meetings (currently Tuesday evenings in Newmarket September - June), support fundraising events (one-two/year), contribute expertise/special skills as needed

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