November 4, 2013

Call for Volunteers!

Written by Mount Pleasant Family Centre Society

We need volunteers to make the Family Centre's different events and initiatives run smoothly. The table below contains information about some of the many different ways you can volunteer. If you would like to put your name forward for any of the following positions, or if you would like additional information, please contact the centre.


Initiative or Position

Time Period


Volunteer Coordinator

  1. Work closely with the Board and Executive Director to recruit, train and supervise volunteers

One year

2-4 hours per month, variable


  1. Bake Sale Coordinator
  2. Prepare baked goods for our annual bake sale
  3. Be onsite to sell baked goods at the Centre


Coordinate Bake Sale with support of Staff/Board

Provide baked goods for week of Nov 25-29th

Short term

Holiday Party Helpers

  1. Help with food preparation
  2. Stroller parking
  3. Face painters
  4. Santa’s helpers

Day of party – December??

Short term

Spring Promenade Planning Committee

  1. Attend regular meetings to plan and execute community fundraising activity.
  2. Specifically we are looking for:
    1. Fundraising, communications and logistics working group members
    2. Person with media connections
    3. Person with graphic design skills

Now till March 30, 2014

4-6 hours per month, increasing near the date of event

Wine and Cheese Fundraiser

  1. Community outreach and guest list development
  2. Promotion, advertising and/or ticket sales
  3. Logistics and preparation (day of)
  4. Help soliciting items for our silent auction

Between now and April, 2014

Opportunities vary regard to time commitment


  1. Short promo film highlighting the society for use at fundraising events

To be completed by February, 2014

3 months

Fundraising and Community Networking

  1. Individuals to help the Board of Directors make contact with employers or local businesses in order to request financial support for the centre


Short term

Communications Committee Members

  1. Attend monthly meetings to establish communications priorities and processes
  2. Assist with social media communication with members and the broader community

Till October, 2014

2-3 hours per month


Mount Pleasant Family Centre Society

We are a non-profit society offering a range of resources and services for parents, caregivers and their young children, pre-birth to 6 years. A Home Away From Home, Mount Pleasant Family Centre is a place for families with young children to drop in, make new friends, learn new skills and receive support in times of need.

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