Skills required
Sharing Personal Experience Volunteer Engagement
Requirements:
  • Interview
  • References
  • Resume
  • Good for youth

Volunteer Ambassador

5 hours / quarterly
Minimum 6-month term
Volunteer Halton is the volunteer centre for Halton Region. Connecting community is what we do.  Visit https://cdhalton.ca/volunteer-halton/ for more information on Volunteer Halton.

Volunteer Ambassadors at Volunteer Halton play a pivotal role in community engagement, actively promoting the importance of volunteering and connecting residents with meaningful opportunities. This position involves conducting community outreach at events such as school curriculum nights, farmer’s markets, cultural events, and other gatherings in community. It also involves sharing stories about the benefits of volunteering, and fostering a sense of belonging, especially within underrepresented and marginalized groups. Ambassadors will contribute to building awareness, facilitating connections, and providing equitable service to diverse communities in the Halton Region.

This role involves a minimum 6 month commitment with approximately 20-25 hours per year spread over 4 different events. 

Volunteer Halton strives to reflect the strengths and diversity of the Halton community and welcomes applications from people with disabilities and encourages people to make requests for accommodations at any point in the process. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate that they are:

- Minimum 16 years of age  
- Good verbal and written communication skills  
- Comfortable navigating VolunteerConnector database  
- Comfortable engaging individuals from diverse backgrounds  
- Able to engage all attendees with dignity and respect  
- Organized and can effectively manage inquiries and tasks  
- Provide information via good customer service skills

Please note we welcome applications from youth applicants (16-24) and older adults (60+).

Interested Candidates are asked to please email your resume to volunteer@cdhalton.ca by Wednesday July 31st. 

All applicants will be contacted. Selected applicants will be invited to a virtual interview using Zoom.
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
-Connecting people with ways to serve in their community
-Improve public speaking and customer service skills
-Become knowledgeable about the many volunteer activities in the community
-Hours may be applied to the high school volunteer hour requirements 
-Opportunity to collaborate with Volunteer Halton staff to improve communication and interpersonal skills
Skills required
Sharing Personal Experience Volunteer Engagement
Requirements:
  • Interview
  • References
  • Resume
  • Good for youth