29th Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival

The Volunteer Connection (TVC) is now recruiting volunteers for the 29th Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival. For those of you who are new to TVC and who may not be familiar with the event, it is a two-day dragon boat festival with around 150 teams and over 4,000 paddlers and more than 125,000 participants and spectators.

When: Saturday, September 9th 2017 to Sunday, September 10th 2017
Where: This year the event will be held at Marilyn Bell Park. **PLEASE NOTE THE LOCATION CHANGE FROM PREVIOUS YEARS** For more information, please visit: www.dragonboats.com
Time: Volunteering hours vary according to the position. Volunteers should be prepared to arrange their own transportation and report to Marilyn Bell Park early on both days (as early as 7:30AM for some positions. Note that TTC's subway service does not start until approximately 9:00AM on Sundays). We require a time commitment of two days during the festival.
Applicant's preferred area of interest is subject to availability and may be stationed outside of area of preference. Apply early as spaces are limited and will be on a first come first served basis. Successful volunteers will receive a confirmation email with details relating to the event by 01-SEPT-2017.
DUE DATE:
Interested volunteers should complete the forms below in Microsoft Word and email it to tvc@thevolunteerconnection.org on or before Wednesday, 25-AUG-2017.

INSTRUCTIONS:
Team Registration - If you would like to volunteer with a group of friends (maximum of six volunteers to a team), only ONE registration form is required. You must designate a team captain (with email access and be able to check daily) and provide personal information for all team members before submitting your application. Alternatively, you can also register as an individual.

Team Captain - Incomplete or illegible form will not be processed. It is your responsibility to ensure all the fields have been completed correctly.

2017 TIDBRF Volunteer Registration Package
2017 TIDBRF Volunteer Registration Form

Volunteers who are new to TVC and who have not volunteered with us before should also fill out the TVC - Application Form and email it to tvc@thevolunteerconnection.org

As always your help will be greatly appreciated and feel free to pass this message to your friends!

Thank you for your commitment and we look forward to seeing you all!



P.S: Join our Facebook group for updates on events and pictures!



Toronto Waterfront Marathon

The Volunteer Connection is now recruiting volunteers for the 2016 Toronto Waterfront Marathon. This is an annual Downtown Toronto event that includes the full marathon (42km), half marathon (21km), and 5km. An international event and one of the most prestigious in North America, there is also a fundraising component to raise funds for various local charities. Approximately 3,000 volunteers will be needed for this event.

When: Sunday, October 16th 2016 to Sunday, October 16th 2016
Where: Downtown Toronto
Time: 8:00AM - 3:30PM
Just like previous years, I've arranged for a bus pick up at Fairview Mall that morning, the bus will take us directly to where we will be working on the race course. Alternatively, you can also arrange for your own transportation to the site, just ask me for more details.

INSTRUCTIONS:
If you are interested in volunteering for this event, please register through this link: Here

Feel free to share the link and invite your family and friends, and send me any questions you may have!



The Daily Bread Food Bank

TVC is now recruiting volunteers for a food sorting day at The Daily Bread Food Bank.

The Daily Bread Food Bank is Toronto's largest food bank and a charity organization that strives to end hunger in urban communities.

When: Monday, August 29th 2016 to Monday, August 29th 2016
Where: 191 New Toronto St., Toronto, ON
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

What will you be doing?
You will get a tour of The Daily Bread Food Bank and help food sorting (sorting food donations into different categories).

INSTRUCTIONS:
Fill out the application form here: https://goo.gl/forms/WfIWWQcG6VKUyh8B2

Successful applicants will receive a confirmation email with more details.

As always, your help will be greatly appreciated and feel free to pass this email to your friends!

Thank you for your commitment and we look forward to seeing you all!



28th Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival

The Volunteer Connection (TVC) is now recruiting volunteers for the 27th Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival. For those of you who are new to TVC and who may not be familiar with the event, it is a two-day dragon boat festival with around 180-200 teams and over 5,000 paddlers and more than 125,000 participants and spectators.

When: Saturday, June 18th 2016 to Sunday, June 19th 2016
Where: This year the event will once again be at the Toronto Centre Island. For more information, please visit: www.dragonboats.com
Time: Volunteering hours vary according to the position. Volunteers should be prepared to arrange their own transportation and report to the Toronto Ferry Docks early on both days (as early as 6:30AM for some positions. Note that TTC's subway service does not start until approximately 9:00AM on Sundays). We require a time commitment of two days during the festival. We will also require volunteers to attend a MANDATORY Orientation Session (Date: Sunday, 05-JUN-2016 in the afternoon). Successful volunteers will be notified of the exact time and location.
Applicant's preferred area of interest is subject to availability and may be stationed outside of area of preference. Apply early as spaces are limited and will be on a first come first served basis.
DUE DATE:
Interested volunteers should complete the forms below in Microsoft Word and email it to tvc@thevolunteerconnection.org on or before Sunday, 22-MAY-2016.

INSTRUCTIONS:
Team Registration - If you would like to volunteer with a group of friends (maximum of six volunteers to a team), only ONE registration form is required. You must designate a team captain (with email access and be able to check daily) and provide personal information for all team members before submitting your application. Alternatively, you can also register as an individual.

Team Captain - Incomplete or illegible form will not be processed. It is your responsibility to ensure all the fields have been completed correctly. You are also to ensure all your team members will be available to attend for the duration of the festival (Sat. and Sun.) and also the volunteer orientation on Sunday, 05-JUN-2016.

2016 TIDBRF Volunteer Registration Package
2016 TIDBRF Volunteer Registration Form

Volunteers who are new to TVC and who have not volunteered with us before should also fill out the TVC - Application Form and email it to tvc@thevolunteerconnection.org

As always your help will be greatly appreciated and feel free to pass this message to your friends!

Thank you for your commitment and we look forward to seeing you all!



P.S: Join our Facebook group for updates on events and pictures!



Sick Kids 2016 Dance Marathon

Volunteer Toronto is inviting high school students and their friends to take part in a Dance Marathon to raise money for SickKids on Saturday April 9th.

When: Saturday, April 9th 2016 to Saturday, April 9th 2016
Where: George Brown College, Gymnasium. 200 King Street East, Toronto, M5A 3W8
Time: 4pm to 8pm (Please arrive by 3:30pm to register)
DUE DATE: 3:30pm the day of the event

INSTRUCTIONS:
Visit https://volunteertoronto.site-ym.com/page/DanceMarathon for more details.



27th Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival

The Volunteer Connection (TVC) is now recruiting volunteers for the 27th Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival. For those of you who are new to TVC and who may not be familiar with the event, it is a two-day dragon boat festival with around 180-200 teams and over 5,000 paddlers and more than 125,000 participants and spectators.

When: Saturday, June 20th 2015 to Sunday, June 21st 2015
Where: This year the event will once again be at the Toronto Centre Island. For more information, please visit: www.dragonboats.com
Time: Volunteering hours vary according to the position. Volunteers should be prepared to arrange their own transportation and report to the Toronto Ferry Docks early on both days (as early as 6:30AM for some positions. Note that TTC's subway service does not start until approximately 9:00AM on Sundays). We require a time commitment of two days during the festival. We will also require volunteers to attend a MANDATORY Orientation Session (Date: Sunday, 07-JUN-2015 in the afternoon). Successful volunteers will be notified of the exact time and location.
Applicant's preferred area of interest is subject to availability and may be stationed outside of area of preference. Apply early as spaces are limited and will be on a first come first served basis.
DUE DATE: Interested volunteers should complete the forms below in Microsoft Word and email it to tvc@thevolunteerconnection.org on or before Sunday, 21-MAY-2015.

INSTRUCTIONS:
Team Registration - If you would like to volunteer with a group of friends (maximum of six volunteers to a team), only ONE registration form is required. You must designate a team captain (with email access and be able to check daily) and provide personal information for all team members before submitting your application. Alternatively, you can also register as an individual.

Team Captain - Incomplete or illegible form will not be processed. It is your responsibility to ensure all the fields have been completed correctly. You are also to ensure all your team members will be available to attend for the duration of the festival (Sat. and Sun.) and also the volunteer orientation on Sunday, 07-JUN-2015.

2015 TIDBRF Volunteer Registration Package
2015 TIDBRF Volunteer Registration Form

Volunteers who are new to TVC and who have not volunteered with us before should also fill out the TVC - Application Form and email it to tvc@thevolunteerconnection.org

As always your help will be greatly appreciated and feel free to pass this message to your friends!

Thank you for your commitment and we look forward to seeing you all!



P.S: Join our Facebook group for updates on events and pictures!



Pan Am Closing and Parapan Am Opening and Closing Ceremony

If you (or anyone you know) are interested in participating as a volunteer at the Pan Am games, there will be an audition for the Pan Am Closing Ceremony (July 26, 2015) and the Parapan Am Opening (August 7, 2015) and Closing (August 15, 2015) Ceremonies.

When: Sunday, March 29th 2015 to Sunday, March 29th 2015
Where: Details provided upon registration.
Time: Details provided upon registration.
Positions include Ceremonies Placard Bearers, Onstage Ceremonies Protocol Assistants, Medal Ceremony Traybearers and Athlete/Presenter Escorts etc.

You do not need any experience or special skills, however, you will need to be available pretty much all of July and/or August, so it is a large time commitment.

Further note that the Pan Am Opening is not part of this audition as it is being produced by Cirque du Soleil and the audition for that has been completed.
DUE DATE: Last day to register for this audition is March 25, 2015.

INSTRUCTIONS:
See this link for more details.

Note: This is not to volunteer at the actual Pan Am / Parapan games, just for the ceremonies noted above.



2014 Toronto Waterfront Marathon

The Volunteer Connection is now recruiting volunteers for the 2014 Toronto Waterfront Marathon. This is an annual Downtown Toronto event that includes the full marathon (42km), half marathon (21km), and 5km. An international event and one of the most prestigious in North America, there is also a fundraising component to raise funds for various local charities. Approximately 3,000 volunteers will be needed for this event.

When: Sunday, October 19th 2014 to Sunday, October 19th 2014
Where: Downtown Toronto (Transportation will be provided, see below)
Time: Approx. 8:00AM - 1:30PM
Be part of this great event, support local charities and all volunteers will be provided with a free t-shirt!

INSTRUCTIONS:
Reply via email to mwylau@gmail.com with the follwing:

Please put "TVC: 2014 Toronto Waterfront Marathon" in the subject line of your email.

Ensure you answer ALL the questions below.

1) Your first and last name
2) Your cellphone number
3) Your home phone number
4) Your date of birth
5) Male/Female
6) Your complete mailing address
7) Emergency Contact Name, Phone Number, and Relationship
8) Suggestion for bus pick up location? (In the past, we have selected Fairview Mall as the pick up location)

NOTE: TRANSPORTATION TO DOWNTOWN TORONTO WILL BE PROVIDED. DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF INTERESTED VOLUNTEERS, WE MAY HAVE MORE THAN ONE PICK UP SPOT, SO PLEASE FEEL FREE TO FORWARD THIS TO YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY!



Festival of South Asia

The Volunteer Connection is now recruiting volunteers for the Festival of South Asia.

When: Saturday, August 23rd 2014 to Sunday, August 24th 2014
Where: Gerrard Street E. between Greenwood and Coxwell Ave
Time: Date: (you can choose one or more days)
Friday August 22, 2014 (Set-up)
Saturday August 23, 2014
Sunday August 24, 2014

Time:
Day shift - 11:00AM to 5:00PM
Evening Shift - 5:00PM to Midnight 12:00am
For more information, please visit: http://www.festivalofsouthasia.com/

INSTRUCTIONS:
Volunteers who are interested in this event, please send the following to mwylau@gmail.com with the subject line: "TVC: Volunteer Application for Festival of South Asia"

1) First Name:
2) Last Name:
3) Phone # / Cell #:
4) Age:
5) Sex:
6) State your availability:
Friday August 22 (Set-up), Saturday August 23, and Sunday August 24, 2014 (you can choose one or more days)
7) Shift(s) you are applying to: Day shift - 11:00AM to 5:00PM, Evening Shift - 5:00PM to Midnight 12:00am



26th Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival

The Volunteer Connection (TVC) is now recruiting volunteers for the 26th Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival. For those of you who are new to TVC and who may not be familiar with the event, it is a two-day dragon boat festival with around 180-200 teams and over 5,000 paddlers and more than 125,000 participants and spectators.

When: Saturday, June 21st 2014 to Sunday, June 22nd 2014
Where: This year the event will once again be at the Toronto Centre Island. For more information, please visit: www.dragonboats.com
Time: Volunteering hours vary according to the position. Volunteers should be prepared to arrange their own transportation and report to the Toronto Ferry Docks early on both days (as early as 6:30AM for some positions. Note that TTC's subway service does not start until approximately 9:00AM on Sundays). We require a time commitment of two days during the festival. We will also require volunteers to attend a MANDATORY Orientation Session (Date: Sunday, 08-JUN-2014 in the afternoon). Successful volunteers will be notified of the exact time and location.
Applicant's preferred area of interest is subject to availability and may be stationed outside of area of preference. Apply early as spaces are limited and will be on a first come first served basis.
DUE DATE: Interested volunteers should complete the forms below in Microsoft Word and email it to tvc@thevolunteerconnection.org on or before Wednesday 04-JUN-2014.

INSTRUCTIONS:
Team Registration - If you would like to volunteer with a group of friends (maximum of six volunteers to a team), only ONE registration form is required. You must designate a team captain (with email access and be able to check daily) and provide personal information for all team members before submitting your application. Alternatively, you can also register as an individual.

Team Captain - Incomplete or illegible form will not be processed. It is your responsibility to ensure all the fields have been completed correctly. You are also to ensure all your team members will be available to attend for the duration of the festival (Sat. and Sun.) and also the volunteer orientation on Sunday, 08-JUN-2014.

2014 TIDBRF Volunteer Registration Package
2014 TIDBRF Volunteer Registration Form

Volunteers who are new to TVC and who have not volunteered with us before should also fill out the TVC - Application Form and email it to tvc@thevolunteerconnection.org

As always your help will be greatly appreciated and feel free to pass this message to your friends!

Thank you for your commitment and we look forward to seeing you all!



P.S: Join our Facebook group for updates on events and pictures!



Sunnybrook Park Spring Fling

Looking for race marshals and race kit pickup volunteers.

When: Sunday, June 15th 2014 to Sunday, June 15th 2014
Where: Sunnybrook Park
Time: 7:00AM - 10:00AM

INSTRUCTIONS:
Interested volunteers please send the following to mwylau@gmail.com with subject line: "Volunteer Application for Sunnybrook Park Spring Fling":

1) First Name
2) Last Name
3) Telephone/Cellphone
4) Age



Mon Sheong Foundation Forever Yonge Relay

The Volunteer Connection (TVC) is now recruiting volunteers for the Mon Sheong Foundation Forever Yonge Relay on June 7, 2014:
The relay covers about 30 km along the Yonge Street starting from Mon Sheong Home for Aged in downtown Toronto to Richmond Hill Mon Sheong Court. An anticipated 600 relay participants and thousands of spectators from the GTA community, corporations and media will join the event. It is a fundraising event, and the funds raised will be used to support the long-term care services and other programs of Mon Sheong Foundation.

When: Saturday, June 7th 2014 to Saturday, June 7th 2014
Where: Downtown Toronto OR Richmond Hill
Time: TBD - in the morning
Volunteer Orientation: Saturday, May 31 2014 (Time to be confirmed)
Mon Sheong Scarborough Long-Term Care Centre
(2030 McNicoll Ave, Scarborough)
DUE DATE: May 28, 2014

INSTRUCTIONS:
Interested volunteers please send the following via email to tvc@thevolunteerconnection.org:

1) First Name
2) Last Name
3) Gender
4) Date of Birth
5) Age
6) Home Phone / Cell Phone
7) Emergency Contact Name and Relationship
8) Emergency Contact Number



2013 Toronto Waterfront Marathon

The Volunteer Connection is now recruiting volunteers for the 2013 Toronto Waterfront Marathon. This is an annual Downtown Toronto event that includes the full marathon (42km), half marathon (21km), and 5km. An international event and one of the most prestigious in North America, there is also a fundraising component to raise funds for various local charities. Approximately 3,000 volunteers will be needed for this event.

Be part of this great event, support local charities and all volunteers will be provided with a free t-shirt!

When: Sunday, October 20th 2013 to Sunday, October 20th 2013
Where: Downtown Toronto (Transportation will be provided, see below)
Time: Approx. 8:00AM - 1:30PM

INSTRUCTIONS:
Reply via email to mwylau@gmail.com with the following:

Please put "TVC: 2013 Toronto Waterfront Marathon" in the subject line of your email.
Ensure you answer ALL the questions below.
1) Your first and last name
2) Your cellphone number
3) Your home phone number
4) Your date of birth
5) Male/Female
6) Your complete mailing address
7) Emergency Contact Name, Phone Number, and Relationship
8) Suggestion for bus pick up location?

NOTE: TRANSPORTATION TO DOWNTOWN TORONTO WILL BE PROVIDED. DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF INTERESTED VOLUNTEERS, WE MAY HAVE MORE THAN ONE PICK UP SPOT, SO PLEASE FEEL FREE TO FORWARD THIS TO YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY!



25th Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival

The Volunteer Connection (TVC) is now recruiting volunteers for the 25th Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival. For those of you who are new to TVC and who may not be familiar with the event, it is a two-day dragon boat festival with around 180-200 teams and over 5,000 paddlers and more than 125,000 participants and spectators.

When: Saturday, June 22nd 2013 to Sunday, June 23rd 2013
Where: This year the event will be on June 22 & 23 2013 at the Toronto Centre Island For more information, please visit: www.dragonboats.com
Time: Volunteering hours vary according to the position. Volunteers should be prepared to arrange their own transportation and report to the Toronto Ferry Docks early on both days (as early as 6:30AM for some positions. Note that TTC's subway service does not start until approximately 9:00AM on Sundays). We require a time commitment of two days during the festival. We will also require volunteers to attend a MANDATORY Orientation Session (Date: 09-JUN-2013 in the afternoon).
Applicant's preferred area of interest is subject to availability and may be stationed outside of area of preference. Apply early as spaces are limited and will be on a first come first served basis.
DUE DATE: Interested volunteers should complete the forms below in Microsoft Word and email it to tvc@thevolunteerconnection.org on or before Wednesday 05-JUN-2013.

INSTRUCTIONS:
Team Registration - If you would like to volunteer with a group of friends (maximum of six volunteers to a team), only ONE registration form is required. You must designate a team captain (with email access and be able to check daily) and provide personal information for all team members before submitting your application. Alternatively, you can also register as an individual.

Team Captain - Incomplete or illegible form will not be processed. It is your responsibility to ensure all the fields have been completed correctly. You are also to ensure all your team members will be available to attend for the duration of the festival (Sat. and Sun.) and also the volunteer orientation on 09-JUN-2013.

2013 TIDBRF Volunteer Registration Package
2013 TIDBRF Volunteer Registration Form

Volunteers who are new to TVC and who have not volunteered with us before should also fill out the TVC - Application Form and email it to tvc@thevolunteerconnection.org

As always your help will be greatly appreciated and feel free to pass this message to your friends!

Thank you for your commitment and we look forward to seeing you all!



Safety and Responsible Driving Campaign - "Say No to Distractions"

TVC is now recruiting volunteers for the "Say No to Distractions" event on March 23, 2013. This event is organized by the Chinese Insurance Professionals Association (CCIPA) with the support of MTO, OPP, York Region Police and York Region Health to educate the public on the importance of avoiding distractions while you are driving or walking. ... We are looking for volunteers to assist with various tasks, including but not limited to: hand out flyers, stickers, help with activities for kids etc.

When: Saturday, March 23rd 2013 to Saturday, March 23rd 2013
Where: First Markam Place
Time: 9:00AM - 5:00PM (Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided)

INSTRUCTIONS:
Send an email to mwylau@gmail.com with subject line "TVC: Say No to Distractions Volunteer Application" and 1) your full name, 2) age, 3) email, 4) telephone number, 5) emergency contact name and 6) emergency contact number.



24th Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival

The Volunteer Connection (TVC) is now recruiting volunteers for the 23rd Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival. For those of you who are new to TVC and who may not be familiar with the event, it is a two-day dragon boat festival with around 180-200 teams and over 5,000 paddlers and more than 125,000 participants and spectators.

When: Saturday, June 23rd 2012 to Sunday, June 24th 2012
Where: This year the event will be on June 23 & 24 2012 at the Toronto Centre Island For more information, please visit: www.dragonboats.com
Time: Volunteering hours vary according to the position. Volunteers should be prepared to arrange their own transportation and report to the Toronto Ferry Docks early on both days (as early as 6:30AM for some positions. Note that TTC's subway service does not start until approximately 9:00AM on Sundays). We require a time commitment of two days during the festival. We will also require volunteers to attend a MANDATORY Orientation Session (Date: 10-JUN-2012).
Applicant's preferred area of interest is subject to availability and may be stationed outside of area of preference. Apply early as spaces are limited and will be on a first come first served basis.
DUE DATE: Interested volunteers should complete the forms below in Microsoft Word and email it to tvc@thevolunteerconnection.org on or before Wednesday 06-JUN-2012.

INSTRUCTIONS:
Team Registration - If you would like to volunteer with a group of friends (maximum of six volunteers to a team), only ONE registration form is required. You must designate a team captain (with email access and be able to check daily) and provide personal information for all team members before submitting your application. Alternatively, you can also register as an individual.

Team Captain - Incomplete or illegible form will not be processed. It is your responsibility to ensure all the fields have been completed correctly. You are also to ensure all your team members will be available to attend for the duration of the festival (Sat. and Sun.) and also the volunteer orientation on 10-JUN-2012.

2012 TIDBRF Volunteer Registration Package
2012 TIDBRF Volunteer Registration Form

Volunteers who are new to TVC and who have not volunteered with us before should also fill out the TVC - Application Form and email it to tvc@thevolunteerconnection.org

As always your help will be greatly appreciated and feel free to pass this message to your friends!

Thank you for your commitment and we look forward to seeing you all!



SWAP Till You Drop

The Volunteer Connection (TVC) is now recruiting volunteers for the first annual "SWAP Till You Drop" event hosted by the Habitat Youth Coalition, the youth arm of Habitat for Humanity. SWAP Till You Drop is a massive clothing swap for Torontonians with a closet full of clothes but nothing to wear. All proceeds go toward building a house for Habitat for Humanity.

When: Saturday, April 14th 2012 to Sunday, April 15th 2012
Where: Metropolitan United Church, 35 Queen Street E
Two blocks east of Queens station
Time: 8:00AM to 5:00PM
Applicant's preferred area of interest is subject to availability and may be stationed outside of area of preference. Apply early as spaces are limited and will be on a first come first served basis.
DUE DATE: Interested volunteers should complete the forms below in Microsoft Word and email it to tvc@thevolunteerconnection.org on or before April 6th, 2012 11:59PM.

INSTRUCTIONS:
Team Registration - If you would like to volunteer with a group of friends (maximum of three volunteers to a team), only ONE registration form is required. You must designate a team captain (with email access and be able to check daily) and provide personal information for all team members before submitting your application. Alternatively, you can also register as an individual.

Team Captain - Incomplete or illegible form will not be processed. It is your responsibility to ensure all the fields have been completed correctly. You are also to ensure all your team members will be available to attend for the duration of the festival (Sat. and Sun.).

2012 SWAP Till You Drop Volunteer Registration Package
2012 SWAP Till You Drop Volunteer Registration Form

Volunteers who are new to TVC and who have not volunteered with us before should also fill out the TVC - Application Form and email it to tvc@thevolunteerconnection.org

As always your help will be greatly appreciated and feel free to pass this message to your friends!

Thank you for your commitment and we look forward to seeing you all!



Habitat Youth Coalition

TVC is pleased to announce an opportunity for high school volunteers looking to support Habitat for Humanity through the Habitat Youth Coalition (HYC). We recognize that it is difficult for high school students to volunteer for Habitat and we were able to find two great opportunities as described below:

1) Starting your own high school Habitat Youth Coalition Chapter
Educate, inspire and fundraise for Habitat for Humanity. See HYC Chapter Introduction for more details.

2) Joining the Habitat Youth Coalition team in relation to any of the following areas:
- Marketing
- IT/Website
- Event Planning
- Blogging
- Media/Photography

When: Sunday, March 4th 2012 to Friday, May 31st 2013
Where: Various locations
Time: Commitment is 2-5 hours a week.

We are looking for volunteers who have proven leadership, commitment, influence and passion for Habitat. Please share this opportunity with those who will be ideal candidates.

INSTRUCTIONS:
Fill out the HYC Application form and email to HYC@thevolunteerconnection.org



23rd Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival

The Volunteer Connection (TVC) is now recruiting volunteers for the 23rd Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival. For those of you who are new to TVC and who may not be familiar with the event, it is a two-day dragon boat festival with around 180-200 teams and over 5,000 paddlers and more than 125,000 participants and spectators.

When: Saturday, June 25th 2011 to Sunday, June 26th 2011
Where: This year the event will be on June 25 & 26 2011 at the Toronto Centre Island For more information, please visit: www.dragonboats.com
Time: Volunteering hours vary according to the position. Volunteers should be prepared to arrange their own transportation and report to the Toronto Ferry Docks early on both days (as early as 6:30AM for some positions. Note that TTC's subway service does not start until approximately 9:00AM on Sundays). We require a time commitment of two days during the festival. We will also require volunteers to attend a MANDATORY Orientation Session (Date: 12-JUN-2010 @ 2:30pm).
Applicant's preferred area of interest is subject to availability and may be stationed outside of area of preference. Apply early as spaces are limited and will be on a first come first served basis.
DUE DATE: Interested volunteers should complete the forms below in Microsoft Word and email it to dragonboat@thevolunteerconnection.org on or before Wednesday 08-JUN-2011.

INSTRUCTIONS:
Team Registration - If you would like to volunteer with a group of friends (maximum of six volunteers to a team), only ONE registration form is required. You must designate a team captain (with email access and be able to check daily) and provide personal information for all team members before submitting your application. Alternatively, you can also register as an individual.

Team Captain - Incomplete or illegible form will not be processed. It is your responsibility to ensure all the fields have been completed correctly. You are also to ensure all your team members will be available to attend for the duration of the festival (Sat. and Sun.) and also the volunteer orientation on 12-JUN-2011.

2011 TIDBRF Volunteer Registration Package
2011 TIDBRF Volunteer Registration Form

Volunteers who are new to TVC and who have not volunteered with us before should also fill out the TVC - Application Form and email it to tvc@thevolunteerconnection.org

As always your help will be greatly appreciated and feel free to pass this message to your friends!

Thank you for your commitment and we look forward to seeing you all!



Confederation of the Greater Toronto Chinese Business Association Annual Gala 2011

Annual gala event organized by the four Chinese Business Associations in Toronto, also featuring a fashion show this year.

When: Sunday, February 13th 2011 to Sunday, February 13th 2011
Where: Markham Hilton Suites Conference and Spa (Warden and Highway 7)
Time: Approx. 3:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m (Dinner will be served to volunteers)

Volunteers are needed in the following sections:
Setup:
- Distribute table prizes
- Distribute loot bags
- Distribute program books
- Distribute sponsor table tent cards to appropriate tables
- Position VIP seating arrangement tent cards
- Arrange plaques table, and put them in order
- Arrange prizes table

Registration:
- Register / check-in guests
- Collect outstanding payments for tickets
- Hand-out tickets to those Picking-Up
- Direct guests to fill out Lucky Draw Ticket Stub and place it in drum
- Hand-out Corsage for VIPs
- Direct guests to washrooms/coat check/Dining Hall

Event:
- Round-up entertainers before their performances
- Round-up VIPs/speakers/presenters before they’re called to stage
- Male/Female Escorts for VIPs to stage
- Hand plaques to presenters
- Sell raffle tickets table-to-table
- Ready Raffle/Lucky draw drum for stage
- Hand prizes to presenters
- Stand-by Runners

INSTRUCTIONS:
If you are interested, please reply via email to mwylau@gmail.com ASAP.



 
  Event Calendar

 September 2017
  29th Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival

 October 2016
  Toronto Waterfront Marathon

 August 2016
  The Daily Bread Food Bank

 June 2016
  28th Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival

 April 2016
  Sick Kids 2016 Dance Marathon

 June 2015
  27th Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival

 March 2015
  Pan Am Closing and Parapan Am Opening and Closing Ceremony

 October 2014
  2014 Toronto Waterfront Marathon

 August 2014
  Festival of South Asia

 June 2014
  26th Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival

 October 2013
  2013 Toronto Waterfront Marathon

 June 2013
  25th Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival

 March 2013
  Safety and Responsible Driving Campaign - "Say No to Distractions"

 June 2012
  24th Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival

 April 2012
  SWAP Till You Drop

 March 2012
  Habitat Youth Coalition

 June 2011
  23rd Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival

 February 2011
  Confederation of the Greater Toronto Chinese Business Association Annual Gala 2011