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Technology Committee

(Guelph Wellington Seniors Association)

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Position ID: V-GUE3272 Last Modified: 14 Apr 2021 Last Full Update: 14 Apr 2021
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementBe Active. Get involved. make friends.
ContactBecky MacDonald, Volunteer Coordinator, City of Guelph; Email:
DutiesA new Committee is being formed to advise the Board of Directors and provide technical leadership in support of the Strategic Plan. 
For production support, we need a group of technically savvy and interested members to prioritize a list of needed projects for planning and implementation. Experience as an electrician, sound tech, lighting technician, carpentry or design would be useful, and possibly computer aided design skills. We will source outside help where needed.  
Our IT (Information Technology) also needs to be addressed by this Committee, with responsibility to: 
-Make hardware and software recommendations to address employee and volunteer needs including the Board, Finance Committee and members. 
-Oversee a small wireless network.  
-Provide guidance regarding the technical aspects of the website and membership mailing list. 
-Establish a modest A/V recording/live streaming studio  
Interest and background experience in IT, including network management and video production would be assets.
BenefitsWorking with the board of directors 
Assisting your community 
Making new friends 
Working with members 
Supporting the seniors association 
Utilize your skills.
Ages25 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Persons with limited mobility ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of InterestComputers & IT (Hardware Maintenance) ; Computers & IT (Software Related) ; Computers & IT (User Support and Training)
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Mentoring & Training ; Planning & Organizing ; Research ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Web & IT ; Writing & Editing ; Computer technology, IT, working with others.  
Experience as an electrician, sound tech, lighting technician, carpentry or design would be useful, and possibly computer aided design skills.
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year) - 1-2 years or longer
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Virtual Volunteering
Dates and Timescommittee meets monthly or as needed throughout the year
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
Number of PositionsAberfoyle ; Arthur ; Elora ; Erin ; Fergus ; Guelph ; Harriston ; Mount Forest ; Palmerston ; Rockwood 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit
Application Deadline30 Jun 2021
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Start DateOn or after 30 Apr 2021
Display Until30 Jun 2021
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Organization NameGuelph Wellington Seniors Association
Office PhoneEvergreen Centre 519-823-1291
Address & Map
Evergreen Seniors Community Centre
683 Woolwich St
Guelph, ON N1H 3Y8
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