Adopt-A-Family volunteer

(Children's Foundation of Guelph and Wellington, Guelph - Waterloo Ave, Adopt-A-Family Program)

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Position ID: V-GUE2881 Last Modified: 06 Nov 2018 Last Full Update: 06 Sep 2018
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementMaking the Holidays Shine a Little Brighter
ContactBrenda Walsh, Administrative and Outreach Support Coordinator, The Children's Foundation of Guelph and Wellington; Phone: (519) 826-9551 ext 21; Email: brenda@childrensfoundation.org
DutiesOffice & Database Support - help with the uploading of family referrals and donor sign-ups to the AAF database. 
 
Editors - assist with electronic edits made to incoming family referrals and communicate with  
social workers and donors to ensure that they have all the information they need.  
 
Filers - process the referral and donor paperwork, preparing it for gift intake. 
 
Matchers - assist with matching donors with appropriate families in need. Matching volunteers also help the Adopt-A-Family team deal with any special item requests or donations. 
 
Donor Greeter – are friendly and outgoing with high attention to detail and they love talking to new people. Greeters accept the incoming donations at the Adopt-A-Family site as they arrive.  
 
Accounting Assistant/Taxers - have high attention to detail and are great with numbers. The accounting volunteers review tax forms, follow up on any discrepancies, and enter information into  
Donor Perfect, (our Donor Management system). 
 
Tech Support – is an on-call volunteer who has technical and computer-related skills who can be of assistance to the Adopt-A-Family volunteers on an on-call basis.  
 
Checkers – check that the donations received meets the needs/wishes of the adopted family. 
 
Packagers - prepare the family’s gifts for pick-up. 
 
Distributors - welcome agency workers and assist them in picking up the gifts for their family (or families).
More Info Linkhttps://www.childrensfoundation.org/what-we-do/adopt-a-family
BenefitsA warm fuzzy feeling all over!
ClientsAnyone in our community who is in need.
Ages18 year(s) - 100 year(s)
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach ; Computers & IT (User Support and Training) ; Finance / Cash Handling ; Holiday / Festive Volunteering ; Program Coordination / Support
Skills/ExperienceAccounting & Finance ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Marketing & PR ; Mentoring & Training ; Planning & Organizing ; Research ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Writing & Editing
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; We will start getting busy, the beginning of November and will be busy right up to the holidays
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours8 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
 
There will be some evening shifts, we will have that information a little closer to the time.
SeasonsFall ; Winter
Number of PositionsGuelph 
 
15 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit
Application Deadline15 Nov 2018
Social MediaFacebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/ChildrensFdnGW/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/ChildrensFdnGW
Display Until15 Nov 2018
Agency Details
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Organization NameChildren's Foundation of Guelph and Wellington, Guelph - Waterloo Ave, Adopt-A-Family Program
Office PhoneAdopt-a-Family Team 519-829-0855 
Foundation office 519-826-9551
Fax519-766-4870
E-Mailaaf@childrensfoundation.org
Websitewww.childrensfoundation.org
Address & Map
87 Waterloo Ave
Guelph, ON N1H 3H6
 
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