MADD Charlottetown and Eastern PE (Community Awareness Volunteer)

Organization Name: MADD Charlottetown and Eastern PE
Opportunity Title: Community Awareness Volunteer
Category: Social and Community Service
Commitment: Less than 6 months, 6 months to 1 year, Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: November 1, 2021
End Date: March 31, 2022

Email: maddcharlottetown@gmail.com
Website: https://maddchapters.ca/charlottetownandeasternpe/
Details:
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Family-oriented volunteering
Opportunity Description:

PROGRAM OVERVIEW Help keep our communities and roadways safe. Raise awareness about the dangers of impaired driving (alcohol and / or drugs). Distribute free promotional items (i.e., pencils, magnets, red ribbons, stickers, literature, resource materials, etc…) to community members at community events (i.e., health fairs, mall displays, school displays, restaurants / bars). COMMITMENT 6 months RESPONSIBILITIES: KEY TASKS / ACTIVITIES Attend community events (as requested). Educate community members / groups about the dangers of impaired driving; provide tips and talk about MADD Canada’s prevention and education programs (i.e., Project Red Ribbon campaign, School Assembly Program, Sobriety Checkpoints, etc.). Distribute free promotional items, literature and resource materials. Be knowledgeable about MADD Canada’s policies, programs and services. Promote the Chapter positively within your community. Promote volunteer opportunities within your Chapter.  BENEFITS TO VOLUNTEERING Help keep our communities and roadways safe. Learn new skills. Meet new people. Enjoy the benefits of a new and inexpensive hobby! Networking opportunities. Gain valuable insights, skills and experiences. Contribute to the well-being of your community. PREFERRED SKILLS & QUALITIES Personable. Approachable. Flexible schedule. Access to a vehicle. Enjoy attending community events and speaking with the general public. Good communication skills. Enjoy being part of a team. Reliable. Mature. ORIENTATION ·         You will receive an Orientation Guide and might be asked to attend an Orientation Session.   TRAINING You will be supported and trained by a committee chair / committee member / board member and / or the Chapter Administrative Assistant. You can complete the Excellence in Volunteering Award online training program.   OPPORTUNITES FOR Companies / Teams. Students: College / University / High School. Retired individuals. Seniors Working professionals.   WE INVITE YOU TO JOIN OUR TEAM OF VOLUNTEERS Contact your local MADD Canada Chapter or visit MADD Canada, madd.ca (feel free to attach a copy of your resume). Candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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