Volunteer Opportunities

Candle Studio Assistant

This Little Light Candles is the candle-making program at Evangel Hall Mission. The program teaches participants the skill of creating hand-rolled beeswax candles. It helps improve the quality of our participants’ lives by providing a meaningful experience in a supportive and therapeutic community.

We are looking for a few volunteers to help with the candle studio. The opportunity involves helping participants make candles, filling online candle orders and attending seasonal craft shows.

Gimme Shelter Event Committee

The 2nd Annual Gimme Shelter, ehm’s signature fundraising event in support of their essential programs and services will be taking place on Saturday November 4th. Committee Members assist with planning and preparing for the event.   On the day of the event they will provide on-site leadership to ensure smooth delivery in keeping with the established plan. Committee members work as a cohesive team, meeting approximately once monthly leading up to the event in question and take on position-specific duties between meetings.

Committee Members Responsibilities

  • Attendance at scheduled committee meetings
  • Ensuring that all pre-event, day-of event and post event duties are complete
  • Taking part in the post-event debrief, during which event successes, challenges and opportunities for improvement are discussed
  • Being familiar with the organization, the event and the way in which proceeds from the event will be used to further the organization’s mandate
  • Promoting the event
  • Recruiting attendees for the event
  • Soliciting in-kind donations and sponsorships
  • Supporting the set-up and take-down of the event

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Ability to work as a team and share ideas and also work independently
  • On tasks assigned outside of scheduled meetings
  • Enthusiasm for event planning
  • Experience with fundraising or soliciting gifts-in-kind (e.g., selling tickets, sponsorship, auction items or prizes) and/or comfort in doing so
  • Ability to attend at least once monthly meetings, typically scheduled for evening hours
  • Event planning experience is an asset but is not mandatory

Interested in volunteering? Please complete our volunteer form here and mention the position you are interested in the comments section. For more information please contact 416-504-3563 x235 or information@evangelhall.ca.