Friends of the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas Inc. (Spark the Movement for a Healthier Saskatoon with the ParticipACTION Community Challenge)

Organization Name: Friends of the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas Inc.
Opportunity Title: Spark the Movement for a Healthier Saskatoon with the ParticipACTION Community Challenge
Category: Special Events / Festivals
Commitment: Less than 6 months
Start Date: May 8, 2024
End Date: June 30, 2024

Email: friendsafforestation@gmail.com
Website: https://wordpress.com/home/stbarbebaker.wordpress.com
Details:
  • Appropriate for youth (i.e., less than 18)
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Family-oriented volunteering
  • Appropriate for court-ordered volunteers
Opportunity Description:

Summary One City, One Goal: Let’s Make Saskatoon Canada’s Most Active! Saskatoon: Moving Together Towards a Healthier Future! Together We Move! Description What you’ll be doing Are you passionate about promoting physical activity and building a stronger, more vibrant community in Saskatoon? Here’s your chance to make a difference! Join us as a Volunteer Ambassador for the ParticipACTION Community Challenge and help rally Saskatoon towards becoming Canada’s Most Active Community! About the Opportunity: As a Volunteer Ambassador, your role will be crucial in spreading the word and encouraging organizations and individuals across Saskatoon to participate in the ParticipACTION Community Challenge. You’ll be reaching out to the volunteer coordinator to find out which area should be reached out to. Organizations may include churches, schools, youth groups, long-term care homes, sports clubs, cultural organizations, businesses, so that they are eligible for weekly prizes! Responsibilities: Identify and compile contact information for various organizations and community groups in Saskatoon. Edit already created personalized emails to these groups if needed, explaining the benefits of participating in the ParticipACTION Community Challenge and inviting them to register and take the pledge and attach the ParticipACTION letter pdf to the email. If you so desire you may reach out in person and/or social media as well. It is about making the connections, and spreading the word Encourage organizations to spread the word within their communities through posters, meetings, and word of mouth. Qualifications: Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. Enthusiasm for promoting physical activity and community engagement. Ability to work independently and effectively manage time. Comfortable reaching out to and interacting with various community organizations. Access to email and internet for communication and research purposes to find email contact/social media contact. How to Get Involved: If you’re ready to be a driving force behind Saskatoon’s journey to becoming Canada’s Most Active Community, we want to hear from you! Contact us to express your interest in the Volunteer Ambassador role, and let’s work together to inspire a healthier, more active Saskatoon! Together, let’s ignite a movement of wellness and vitality in our city! Additionally, if the volunteer can think of how to engage everyone in Saskatoon should have access to the quality sports, recreational physical activity opportunities that help them grow and thrive—physically, emotionally and socially. Our community organization promotes a fit list, and recreational / physical activity opportunities in June to everyone in Saskatoon including equity-deserving groups, in particular Black, Indigenous, racialized, 2SLGBTQQIA+, persons with varying abilities, low-income populations and newcomers to Canada. We appreciate any feedback on the best ways to reach out to equity deserving groups for diversity and inclusion Requirements Whether you meet these requirements or not, we encourage you to share your interest in us. You may still be a fit for a different opportunity with our organization. No Requirements When Immediately This is a virtual opportunity Video Saskatoon ParticipACTION events Calendar ParticipACTION Community Challenge ParticipACTION Community Challenge. This national initiative encourages everyone in Canada to get active throughout the month of June, ultimately recognizing Canada’s Most Active Community and awarding it with $100,000 to support local physical activity and sport initiatives. Let’s make this the City of Saskatoon! How? 1.Register your organization, Win Amazing Weekly Prizes. 2.Take the pledge as an individual. 3. Network and tell others! Share, cordially invite churches, schools, youth groups, long term care homes, sports groups, cultural organizations, community associations, varying abilities advocacy groups, businesses. The list is endless! Together We Move!

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