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Community Leader - Brantford (Volunteer), MADD Canada

Brantford, Ontario
Deadline: June 30, 2010

COMMUNITY LEADER – BRANTFORD

OUR MISSION
    •    To stop impaired driving and to support victims of this violent crime.

 ROLE PROFILE
    •    As a leadership volunteer, you will work collaboratively with volunteers, concerned citizens, victims, community partners and the national office to conduct mission-related activities within Brantford.

COMMITMENT                                                                                                                   
    •    Minimum 1-2 year commitment.
    •    Approximately, 2-5 hours/month.

PREREQUISITE
    •    Become a member of MADD Canada (no fee).
    •    Be a resident of Brantford.
    •    18 years or older.

RESPONSIBILITIES: KEY TASKS / ACTIVITIES      
    •    Promote MADD Canada positively in your community.
    •    Act as a spokesperson and community liaison.
    •    Actively seek opportunities to partner and build strategic alliances / partnerships.
    •    Work collaboratively with fellow leadership volunteers; community partners (i.e., police, fire, emergency medical services, media, schools, health department, local merchants, companies, etc…) and the national office.
    •    Be knowledgeable about MADD Canada’s policies, procedures, programs and services.
    •    Submit (4) quarterly activity reports.
    •    Complete (2) public awareness programs and (1) victim support/outreach program annually i.e., Project Red Ribbon campaign, Campaign 911, drop off victim support materials to funeral homes, rehab centres, doctors offices etc…
    •    Raise awareness, fundraise, support victims (directly or indirectly) and raise MADD Canada’s profile in Brantford.
    •    Attend MADD Canada’s National Leadership Conference and Victims’ Weekend (strongly encouraged for training purposes).
    •    Complete Victim Services Volunteer (VSV) Level 1 on-line training (strongly encouraged).
    •    Check email, phone and mail.

BENEFITS TO VOLUNTEERING
    •    Share your skills and expertise as a leader.
    •    Meet new people; learn new/enhance skills; network
    •    Gain valuable insights and experiences.
    •    Explore and/or confirm career opportunities.
    •    Contribute to the well-being of your community; support victims directly or indirectly
    •    Help keep your community; roadways and waterways safe.

PREFERRED SKILLS & QUALITIES
    •    You possess strong leadership, communication and networking skills.
    •    You are a strategic thinker.
    •    You are a people person; friendly; approachable and personable.
    •    You are flexible; a team player.
    •    You possess tact, discipline and attention to detail.
    •    You enjoy attending community events and speaking with the general public.
    •    You are mature and reliable.
    •    Your schedule is flexible.
    •    You have access to a vehicle.
    •    You enjoy fundraising.
    •    You have prior experience serving on a board of directors and/or volunteering in a not-for-profit setting as a leadership volunteer (preferred, but not required).

ORIENTATION & TRAINING
    •    Chapter Services Manager, Ontario
    •    National Conferences
    •    National website – www.madd.ca
    •    Members’ Site (AKA Intranet Site)
    •    Manuals
    •    NEW! Training DVD

OPPORTUNITIES FOR
    •    Mature and committed concerned citizens.
    •    Working professionals, mothers, fathers, business professionals etc…
    •    Not suitable for youth under 18.

JOIN OUR TEAM OF VOLUNTEERS:
Please forward your resume and covering letter to:
Renata Cvitkovic
Chapter Services Manager, Ontario
2010 Winston Park Drive
Suite 500
Oakville, ON  L6H 5R7
[email protected] / FAX: (905) 829-8860
http://www.madd.ca