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 Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers play an invaluable role in the life of the Missisquoi North Volunteer Centre (CAB) and are presently required for the following. Training is provided. Please note that some positions have dress codes; some also require security checks, and/or references

The CAB Main Office

1.Reception
Volunteer receptionists, willing to work autonomously, are required at the Main Office for the following on an on-call basis, as well as welcomed on a regular basis, when needed from 8:30-4:30, Monday to Thursday, and Friday 8:30-4:00.

Telephone reception, greeting and responding to guests, making photocopies, sending faxes, and dealing with subsequent petty cash, archiving and scrapbooking, as well as other assigned duties.

Qualifications:
Bilingual with a basic knowledge of computer.

2. Accompanied transport

Volunteer drivers are needed for the CAB’s Accompanied Transport program. Volunteers who accompany persons needing physical support, comfort or supervision for medical or other appointments, receive no payment for their time, but are compensated (at the established government rate) for the use of their vehicles.

3. Translation / Proofreading

Volunteers skilled in language arts (English and/or French) are required to translate and/or proofread a variety of letters, documents, and fliers required by the CAB in the operation of its mission.

4. Help with small jobs

The CABMN is looking for a volunteer “handy man/ woman,” willing to help in the Main Office when there are little things that need doing.

5. Computer Support

The Main Office is looking for volunteers with basic computer knowledge to support and/or assist staff with specific projects and/or computer literacy.

 

The Youth Centre

1. Special Activities

Volunteers are needed in a variety of ways, including sharing of expertise (music, arts and crafts, pool, games, dance, etc.) to assist with several programs for ages 5 – 20+, many of which strive to build leaders.

2. Animation

The Youth Centre is seeking enthusiastic, creative, and understanding individuals to help with the regular weekly programs, either on a regular or an on-call-when-needed basis for special activities, or when a staff member is absent or unavailable.

3. Translation / Proofreading

The Youth Centre requires volunteers skilled in language arts (English and/or French) to translate and/or proofread a variety of letters and fliers intended for parents and/or the public.


Specific Committees

1. The Partage/Share Committee, whose mandate is to help provide essential food and household consumables where need exists in the community, is seeking volunteers to help with its:

  • Annual (Mothers’ Day) Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser, (food preparation, ticket sales, cleaning, etc.)
  • Christmas Baskets (wrapping, sorting, delivery, etc.) 

2. The Ken Jones Centre Committee, whose responsibility includes respite care, social integration and leisure activities for special-needs clients, particularly persons with intellectual disabilities and their families, is seeking volunteers to assist in the following:

  • Help with outings (bowling) and special events 
  • Enrichment activities for clients, individually or as a group
  • Fundraising projects,  events and enrichment activities for clients

3. Youth Centre Property Committee, whose mandate is to oversee the prudent management of the Youth Centre grounds, building, equipment, materials and supplies, is seeking knowledgeable volunteers interested in either joining or helping the committee. Potential candidates should contact Mable Hastings OR the chairperson at 450-292-3114.

4.Nutri-Santé, The Nutri-Santé Committee’s mandate is to organize learning workshops that promote healthy eating as well as nurture a passion for cooking among the students of the Mansonville École du Baluchon. The Committee would be happy to add new members to it’s dynamic team. Please contact the CABMN for information at 450-292-3114

5. Board of Directors,  the BOD is always looking to add people’s names to their list of those interested in becoming a member. Please contact the CABMN ( 450-292-3114 ) to have your name put on the list of potential members.