Dress For Success Orillia and Barrie - Volunteer

(Dress for Success, Barrie)

Position ID: V-ORI0243
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2023
Last Full Update: 28 Jun 2023

Opportunity Details: Dress For Success Orillia and Barrie - Volunteer


Come volunteer, gain experience, community service hours, and support a great cause!

Contact Rosie Williams, Volunteer Coordinator, Dress for Success Orillia and Barrie; Phone: 705-252-9200; Email: Rosie@dfsorilliabarrie.org

Board 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 Link orilliaandbarrie.dressforsuccess.org/
Benefits After 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!
Clients The 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.
Ages 14 year(s) - 85 year(s)
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Areas of Interest Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Computers & IT (Software Related) ; Culture & Heritage ; Donations - Clothing, Women's ; Fashion / Needlecraft ; Social Interaction ; Social Media ; Volunteer Coordination
Skills/Experience Accounting & 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 Length One 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 Level One-on-one ; Small Group ; Virtual Volunteering ; Depending on the position, there will have some interaction with other volunteers and clients.
Minimum Hours 2 / Week
Seasons Year Round ; 4 hours a week to 20 hours a month.
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Location Barrie
Number of Positions Barrie: 4 individual(s) 
4 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided ; A training session will be available to all volunteers.
Transportation Near 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.
Cost Free! 
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 Check Required
Additional Requirements Police Check: Not required for high school students.  
Police Check is required for positions that interact with our clients.  
Liability Insurance: Not provided
Liability Insurance Not Available
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DressforSuccessOrilliaandBarrie
Instagram Instagram: https://instagram.com/dressforsuccess/
Twitter Twitter: https://twitter.com/@DfSOrilliaBarri
YouTube YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/DFSWW
Start Date On or after 03 Feb 2020
Community Sets Barrie ; VC - North Simcoe ; VC - Simcoe County ; VC - Simcoe, Muskoka, Parry Sound District, Bruce, Grey, Peterborough & Northumberland

Agency Details: Dress for Success, Barrie

Office Phone 705-252-9200
E-Mail orilliaandbarrie@dressforsuccess.org
Website orilliaandbarrie.dressforsuccess.org
Address & Map
Bayfield Mall; 320 Bayfield St Dr
Unit 79
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 3C1