Phone It Forward Team Captain

(CNIB, Durham Region, Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario)

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Position ID: V-OSH1313 Last Modified: 14 Jan 2020 Last Full Update: 14 Jan 2020
Opportunity Details
ContactMelanie Taddeo, Specialist, Phone It Forward, CNIB Foundation; Phone: 437-229-7931; Email:
DutiesCoordinate and support the development of Phone It Forward phone drives in local communities * raise awareness about CNIB and its programs, elevate community profile * advocate for smartphone donations, educate the public on the impact technology has in the hands of individuals impacted by blindness 
The Team Captain is responsible for recruiting and coordinating a team of volunteers to implement phone drives and ensure the team has the information and support they require to be effective * position acts as a liaison between CNIB, volunteers and stakeholders 
Assist with team recruitment, selection, training and recognition * conduct regularly scheduled follow up (calls or emails) with volunteers, report any issues or concerns immediately to supervisor * be available to volunteer team to provide support and guidance in their role * responsible for managing all the in kind and cash donations during the event * report on volunteer hours and other event measurables * provide training and on-site assistance to the Event Team Members
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Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Men ; Women
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Community Outreach ; Marketing & Promotions ; Program Coordination / Support ; Support for Visual Impairments ; Volunteer Coordination
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Public Speaking ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; This volunteer position will be of interest to enthusiastic individuals who are highly organized, self-starter and enjoy team work
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event ; Long Term (Minimum of 6 months)
Minimum Hours4 / Week
SeasonsSummer ; Fall
LocationDurham Region
Number of PositionsDurham Region 
12 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation - Orientation, including about CNIB, about our participants and about volunteering at CNIB. ; Training is provided - Training specific to the position, including phone data removal and onsite technical support
Police CheckRequired
Agency Details
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Organization NameCNIB, Durham Region, Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario
Office Phone905-430-7611
Toll Free Phone1-800-563-0887
Address & Map
Abilities Centre
55 Gordon St, Suite 207A
Whitby, ON L1N 0J2
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