SOBC – North Shore boasts over 200 volunteers but we can always use more! Below is a list of volunteer positions that are currently available. Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Kendra Lim, at Volunteering@sobcnorthshore.ca if you are interested in filling one of these vacancies. Help make a difference in the life of an athlete while making a difference in your own!
~ To coordinate all fund raising activities (in coordination with volunteer coordinator).
~ To prepare annual action plan for fundraising.
~ To ensure correct use of style guide.
~ To seek out service clubs and other organizations that wish to provide financial support to the local.
~ Recognition and maintenance of provincial sponsors. (I.e. Staples at local events, etc.)
~ Exclusivity to sponsors should be adhered to by the local.
~ Provide local updates to the provincial/local sponsors. (i.e. Program fundraising activities)
~ Liaise with Provincial Office regarding provincial sponsors.
~ To attend monthly Executive meetings.
FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Job duties include:
~ Report to the Fundraising Coordinator.
~ Attend committee meetings.
~ Help plan, coordinate and oversee SOBC – North Shore fundraising activities.
~ Develop planned giving.
~ Assist with tasks associated with fundraising events (i.e. selling tickets, phone calls, letter writing, advertisement, dropping off and picking up materials, etc.).
PUBLIC OUTREACH COORDINATOR
Specific job duties include:
~ Organize, attend, and/or participate in special events and promotions advocating the importance of SOBC – North Shore.
~ Serve as a spokesperson for SOBC – North Shore at meetings, special and media events.
~ Responsible for developing and implementing all outreach and marketing activities, campaigns and strategies to promote SOBC – North Shore. This can be done through a combination of personal contacts, brochures, mass mailings, public presentations, special events, the internet, etc.
~ Establish and maintain effective relationships with local partners to develop SOBC – North Shore.
~ Develop and implement an annual outreach plan that includes promotional and informational strategies.
VOLUNTEER RECRUITMENT COORDINATOR
Recruits, liaises with, interviews and screens volunteers, provides registration opportunities for potential volunteers, and provides orientation and training sessions for volunteers.
As a Special Olympics coach, you bring enthusiasm, commitment and a positive attitude to each practice, event and competition, enriching the lives of the athletes you meet.
In return, you develop relationships with athletes who inspire you with their dedication, perseverance and courage. You learn new skills, meet new people and gain unique experiences, enriching your own life in turn.
Special Olympics BC volunteers can fill the following coaching roles:
The head coach is ultimately responsible for all actions within his/her sports program. She/he determines and develops the yearly goals, seasonal plans and budgets along with the assistant coaches; regularly communicates with assistant coaches, program volunteers, athletes, parents/caregivers and local executive members; serves as the voice/spokesperson for the athletes/team; facilitates practices; ensures attendance, training and safety of athletes at practices; ensures all athletes attend a minimum of one competition; and delegates to assistant coaches/program volunteers. Must be 19 years of age or older, and must complete proper certification within first year.
The assistant coach helps head coach with all duties; assists with training and supervision of athletes at practices and competitions; and regularly communicates with head coach. Must be 16 years of age or older, and must complete proper certification within first year.
A program volunteer assists the head/assistant coaches with training at practice and regularly communicates with head coach. Must be 12 years of age or older.
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