Grant Review Team Member

(PIN - The People and Information Network)

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Position ID: V-GUE2729 Last Modified: 05 Dec 2017 Last Full Update: 05 Dec 2017
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementVolunteer for Impact
ContactAbby Wong, Volunteer Relations Coordinator, Ontario Trillium Foundation; Phone: 1-800-263-2887; Email:
DutiesOTF volunteers review and recommend projects for funding in Ontario’s communities. Over 200 volunteers bring diverse perspectives and knowledge from regions across the province. As public appointees, OTF volunteers are stewards of public funds and work to ensure a broad range of perspectives are represented in the 16 Grant Review Teams that inform grant-making decisions.
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BenefitsBy volunteering with OTF you will join local volunteers who represent your community. Join a network of smart, dynamic connected people who, like you, care about the community they live in.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with limited mobility ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of InterestCommittees
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; General Computer Skills ; Public Speaking - Volunteers are ambassadors for the work of OTF in their communities ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Skills Required: 
Commitment to community 
Willingness to learn 
Critical thinking 
Collaboration and teamwork 
Communication skills 
Comfortable using a computer and online platforms
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year) ; Volunteers are publicly appointed to serve a term of 1, 2 or 3 years, for a maximum of 3 terms.
Interaction LevelSolitary - Assessment of grant applications ; Small Group - Grant Review Team meetings, aligning with OTF's granting cycles (3-4 per year)
Minimum Hours100 / Year
Dates and TimesVolunteer activities primarily take place on an online platform, available any time that is convenient for the volunteer
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; OTF is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Location16 Grant Review Teams represent regions across the province.
Number of PositionsAberfoyle ; Arthur ; Elora ; Erin ; Fergus ; Guelph ; Harriston ; Mount Forest ; Palmerston ; Rockwood 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation - Orientation session held in Toronto (acceptable travel expenses reimbursed) ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Training on-going
Additional RequirementsAs public appointees, all applications are to be submitted to the Public Appointments Secretariat ( 
4 steps to become a volunteer: 
1. Visit to learn more about OTF’s Investment Strategy and Grant Review Teams 
2. Contact to learn more and ask your questions 
3. Visit the PAS website to apply: 
4. Complete the application
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Start DateOn or after 05 Dec 2017
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Organization NamePIN - The People and Information Network
Office Phone519-822-0912
Toll Free Phone1-866-693-3318
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46 Cork St E, Unit 1
Guelph, ON N1H 2W8
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