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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Positions: Board/ Committee/ Working Group Members (volunteers)
Type: unpaid, volunteer 
Organization: Stone Soup Network
Location: Toronto, Ottawa or anywhere in Ontario

Are you someone who enjoys working with others? Are you inspired by the idea of building community? What does it mean to you? 

The Stone Soup Network is seeking volunteers to devote 3 to 6 hours a month to the Stone Soup Network and its various projects. All meetings are being held virtually, via zoom, due to the COVID pandemic. 

Who are we looking for?

  • Treasurer — organize financial reports, ensure finances are accurate and accountable 
  • Secretary — organize meetings, record minutes of the meeting, and share actions/decisions with teams
  • Communications /Marketing — develop communication strategies (outreach) that leverages social media channels and opportunities to promote SSN 
  • Fundraisers — develop ideas for events, identify funding opportunities, apply for grants

What is the Stone Soup Network?

Stone Soup Network forms strategic partnerships, within a neighbourhood, to build relationships of trust, find local solutions to inequity and sustainability, and provide those who experience exclusion (women, economically disadvantaged, homeless, socially isolated elderly, newcomers, disadvantaged youth, and others) the additional resources they need to belong. 

In the past year Stone Soup Network provided more than 1000 gifts of much needed products and services to economically challenged families and individuals, thanks to the local businesses who donated items such as pharmacy gift cards for isolated seniors, and new books for homebound, eager young readers. We work with an amazing team of people (social workers, health providers, religious leaders etc.) who help make the connection between the donations and the people who need them most.

The Stone Soup Network garners support from local businesses who operate in their local communities. It’s easy for them to bring their products to their consumers because their consumers are nearby. By cutting down on these miles, people are reducing the environmental impact of transportation. 

"Getting vouchers has been of great help for my family, because I had a chance to get organic products, and eat healthier”

“I saw my child laughing!" The summer camp "was truly an experience that my child desperately needed in order to heal. Thank you Stone Soup!”

Questions or to apply...

Interested applicants can inquire for more information and/or send resumes to info@stonesoupnetwork.ca and KateHoffmann@StoneSoupNetwork.ca

In the subject line of your email, please put Volunteer (and the position you are interested in) and your full name. 

Please indicate you saw this posting at GoodWork.

We are actively seeking out people from diverse backgrounds to foster and encourage an atmosphere of inclusive participation from all people living in our communities, across Canada. We are encouraging the following groups: Persons with Disabilities, Black, Indigenous and people of colour to apply, as first consideration will be given to candidates self-identifying as part of these groups.

We are grateful to you for your interest! Due to limited volunteer resources, we will only be able to reach out to candidates being considered for an interview. We accept applications all year round, and expect to recruit in phases.

 


 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jun 1 2022    ID: 60918