Outreach Coordinator

Organization Details
Organization Name: Tetra Society of North America - Winnipeg Chapter
Address: Winnipeg MB  R3C 2E6
Website: https://tetrasociety.org
Organizational Description: At Tetra, our focus is to find solutions to overcome environmental barriers faced by people with disabilities. While these environmental barriers are still a part of the journey, we believe Tetra solutions help foster greater independence, quality of life, and inclusion.

Clients range in age, medical conditions and needs and the breadth of gadgets span from the workplace, at-home modifications, to sport and leisure as well.

Tetra recruits volunteers who work with clients to design and build assistive devices that are custom-made for the individual - these are devices that are often not available commercially or cost-prohibitive. Clients range in age, medical conditions and needs and the breadth of gadgets span from the workplace, at-home modifications, and for sport and leisure as well. As a non-profit organization, Tetra raises funds to deliver this program, including covering the costs of volunteer travel and materials for devices up to $500 per project.

Ultimately, we envision a world where people with physical disabilities feel empowered and inspired to reimagine what's possible. This is achieved by doing things - accessing opportunities.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 3609
Description of Duties: We are a non-profit organization that empowers people with disabilities through volunteer built custom assistive devices that overcome obstacles to independence. We are looking for an enthusiastic, outgoing individual to help raise awareness about our organization and manage outreach volunteers. The successful candidate will network and cultivate relationships with local health care professionals, disability organizations, and community members. They will distribute promotional material, schedule presentations, and seek out direct-to-client advertising opportunities throughout the city. The ability to work independently is essential.

- Work with the Chapter Coordinator to establish a annual goal.
- Attend relevant community events.
- Maintain relationships with community/collaborative partners and cultivate new ones.
- Assist in the coordination of special events including fundraisers, information sessions and client/volunteer appreciation activities.
- Manage outreach volunteers, distribute tasks and report the progress to Chapter Coordinator monthly

Please submit volunteer registration form as "Outreach Volunteer" on the link below.
Skills Required: - Excellent presentation and communication skills
- Outgoing and engaging personality with confidence to interact with the public
- Knowledge and experience with social media platforms and websites
- Organized and able to track all outreach activity
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Build connections in the community; gain communication experience
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Fulfilling volunteer hours for school credit
Uses a mobility device
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
How to Apply: Email: winnipegmb@tetrasociety.org
Online: rq.nativeforms.app/m0/1YiYaMRLM
Closing Date: Nov 1, 2023
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