Dress For Success Orillia and Barrie - Volunteer

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Position ID: V-ORI0243 Last Modified: 18 Aug 2021 Last Full Update: 18 Aug 2021
Opportunity Details
CommentsCome volunteer, gain experience, community service hours, and support a great cause!
ContactCarolyn Gibson, Community Outreach Coordinator, Dress for Success Orillia and Barrie; Phone: 705-252-9200; Email: Carolyn@dfsorilliabarrie.org
DutiesBoard Members 
Boutique Merchandising 
Breakfast Club Facilitators 
Clothing Sorter 
Committee Members 
Corporate Volunteers 
Professional Women's Group Facilitators 
Stylist to help suit clients,  
IT Tech 
Professional Women's Group Mentors 
Clothing Sorter - Sort Clothes, take inventory, and organize the store. 
Stylists- Suit clients for their interviews (experience with Dress For Success may be needed, but will be provided). 
Fundraising Committee- Creating events for fundraising opportunities, or volunteering for an already planned event. 
IT Tech - Someone to create and maintain a social presence online to promote the organization and it's events. 
Hair and Make up Stylists- Help show clients what is appropriate for interviews and work when considering make up and hair. 
Board of Directors- Must be 18+, will sit in on the board meetings and hold an important role within the organization, for more information, contact Linda Reid, Executive Director for Dress For Success Orillia and Barrie.
More Info Linkorilliaandbarrie.dressforsuccess.org/
BenefitsAfter school and weekends you can get your community hours needed for school, you can earn a reference for your resume, most importantly you will enjoy meeting new people and have the satisfying experience of helping women return to the workforce. 
If you are 14 or older, please feel free to give us a call!
ClientsThe mission of Dress for Success is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Dress for Success serves job-ready women who are referred by non-profit agencies such as job-training programs, domestic violence agencies and homeless shelters.
Ages14 year(s) - 85 year(s)
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAnyone ; Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a mental disability ; Persons with a physical disability ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Groups ; Individuals ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Computers & IT (Software Related) ; Culture & Heritage ; Donations - Clothing, Women's ; Fashion / Needlecraft ; Social Interaction ; Social Media ; Volunteer Coordination
Skills/ExperienceAccounting & Finance ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Marketing & PR ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Research ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Web & IT ; Some skill with makeup and hair may be required, all other skills can be learned while volunteering for Dress for Success.
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event ; Short Term (3 months or less) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year) ; Varies, depending on your personal dedication. Looking for both long and short-term volunteers.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Virtual Volunteering ; Depending on the position, there will have some interaction with other volunteers and clients.
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Morning 
Monday to Friday after school (for high school students), for general public it may depend on day.  
- Saturday and Sunday any time after 11am and before 5pm  
SeasonsYear Round ; 4 hours a week to 20 hours a month.
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Number of PositionsBarrie: 4 individual(s)
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; A training session will be available to all volunteers.
TransportationNear public transit ; Our Barrie office is located at Bayfield Mall and is on the city bus route. We also have free parking for those volunteers with vehicles.
There is no deadline to apply, volunteers are always welcome! Applications will be available at information Orillia, Georgian college, employment services, or you may email Carolyn for an application, as well as online at the dress for Success Orillia and Barrie website
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsPolice Check: Not required for high school students.  
Police Check is required for positions that interact with our clients.  
Liability Insurance: Not provided
Liability InsuranceNot Available
Start DateOn or after 03 Feb 2020
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Organization NameDress for Success
Office PhoneOffice: 705-252-9200
Address & Map
Bayfield Mall; 320 Bayfield St Dr
Unit 79
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 3C1
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Mailing AddressBayfield Mall; 320 Bayfield St Dr 
Unit 79 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4M 3C1