Make a Difference in Your Neighbourhood!
For more information on these immediately available positions please contact Graeme: [email protected]
We have several board positions available both on the Tanglewood Hillsdale Community Association (THCA) and Tanglewood Park Community Centre (TPCC). No experience necessary. Some of the positions available: President, Treasurer, Secretary, Inside Programs Manager, Outside Programs Manager. This is your time to volunteer and get active in the community. It requires very little of your time. We’re looking for people with new ideas on how to make this community a better place to live.
Rink Supervisor: From mid-December 2023 to end of February 2024
(position filled by Matthew Bowman and Duncan O’Neil)
Seeking adults (in good physical condition) to build, maintain two sheets of outdoor ice and to supervise skate change room on weekday evenings and weekends. Volunteers assist with skate change room supervision and rink maintenance. First Aid training is provided. Check our outdoor rink at http://thca.ca/programs-and events/tanglewood park-outdoor-rink/
Contract: $5,500. Please send expression of interest or resume to [email protected]
Attendant of Public Skate Change Room: From end of December to end of FebruaryRink Volunteer Poster
As a volunteer, you are a member of the Outdoor Activities team responsible to open and oversee the public skate change room of the Centre from 4:00 to 6:00 Monday to Friday stating in January and ending March 1 weather permitting. Depending on the number of volunteers interested this would be a two or three day a week commitment. You work primarily with our Rink Supervisor. You are at least 17 years old and prepared to obtain a Working with Vulnerable Persons Clearance from the Police. Community Volunteer Hour program applies. Additional hours could be obtained by helping to clear and flood the rink, and volunteering to help at our Winter Carnival.
(2022/23 season thank you to Don Cornwell, Graeme Roderick, Pauline Budd)
Neighbourhood Watch Coordinator:
(position filled by Donna Lewis)
As a Board of Directors member you coordinate our safety and security portfolio as well as liaise with the local Community Police Centre. As a director, you contribute to the direction and management of the Association, including the operation of the Community Centre.
Position description Neighbourhood Watch Cooordinator
As member of our management team, you engage local businesses situated in our neighbourhood in promoting their services to the nearby resident neighbours, being aware of each other and of the leisure /recreational resources within our neighbourhood.
Position description Business Liaison
We are always looking for volunteers to help with events and helping others in your community.
Please send an email to [email protected]
Program Manager (Indoors)
As a dynamic member of the Tanglewood Park Community Centre Management Team, the Program Manager Indoors) is responsible for designing, evaluating, and hiring instructors for entry-level programs and workshops. You also guide the Book Club, oversee the registration of all programs (including discounts), chair the Young at Hearts Advisory Group, as well as liaise with the City, NROCRC and a dozen third-party programs. The Managers of Indoor and Outdoor Programs, Gardens, as well as Events and Scheduler meet three times each year to assist the Promotion Manager in preparing the Activity Schedule for the Staying Connected Newsletter and bulletin boards. The position requires working both at home and at the Centre. The commitment is approximately 9 hours/ month and stipend is associated with this rewarding position.
Photographer & Display of Pictures:
You enjoy taking and displaying pictures. You use our Canon Rebel T5 to take pictures at Events, Programs and seasonally selected neighbourhood homes. You arrange printing 8 x 10 photos and mounting/replacing them in the Community Centre, as well as on our website and Facebook.
Program Manager (Outdoors)
As a dynamic member of the Tanglewood Park Community Centre Management Team, the Program Manager (Outdoors) is responsible for designing, evaluating, and hiring instructors for such entry-level programs as T-ball, Soccer, I Love to Skate, and I Love to Play Hockey. You hire the Outdoor Rink Supervisor and oversee that three-month initiative. You also monitor the use of the Ball Courts in the Tanglewood and Medhurst Parks. The Managers of Outdoor and Indoor Programs, Gardens, as well as Events and Scheduler meet three times a year to prepare the Activity Schedule for the Staying Connected Newsletter. The position requires working both at home and at the Centre. The commitment is approximately 9 hours/ month and stipend is associated with this rewarding position.
Staying Connected Editor:
As a central member of the communications team you receive and edit submissions for our three times a year Newsletter. You format the text within a template then circulate it to contributors for approval. You send text for printing. The editor works from home. The time commitment is six hours per issue.
(position filled by Allen Deering. You can reach him at [email protected] )
As a key member of the management team of the Centre, you advertise the neighbourhood’s programs & events. Specifically, you design attractive posters and announcements. You assist the Programs and the Events Managers in preparing the Activity Schedule for our neighbourhood 3 times/year Newsletter SC. You prepare posters and announcements for internal and external bulletin boards and you prepare text for frames or mini billboards. You place posters on our Facebook and Website. Such posters may be published in the Ward Councillor’s weekly newsletter. You have a budget. You mainly work from home. The commitment is 4 hours a month. A modest stipend is associated with this creative position.