Ontario Trillium Foundation - Northern Ontario

Site: Ontario Trillium Foundation

Service: Grant Review Team - Volunteer Opportunities

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Description & Services
Public Comments
  • Volunteers are public appointees and are appointed for a 1, 2 or 3 year term (up to a maximum of 3 consecutive terms) by the Public Appointments Secretariat (PAS). Visit the PAS website to apply: www.pas.gov.on.ca 
  • Individuals volunteer an average of 25 hours per granting cycle (3-4 granting cycles per year) 
  • Volunteering takes place locally, with the majority of the activities done through an online portal which is accessible anywhere, anytime
Description (Service)
  • Offers opportunities to join Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) Grant Review Teams through application to the Public Appointments Secretariat 
  • OTF volunteers review and recommend projects for funding in Ontario's communities 
  • As public appointees, volunteers are stewards of public funds and work to ensure a broad and diverse range of perspectives are represented on the sixteen Grant Review Teams that inform grant-making decisions 
  • Volunteers require the following skills: 
    • Commitment to community 
    • Willingness to learn 
    • Critical thinking, collaboration and communication skills 
    • Ability to use a computer and online platforms
Hours Hours not specified; call for information
Areas Served Algoma District ; Cochrane District ; Kenora District ; Manitoulin District ; Nipissing District ; Rainy River District ; Sudbury District ; Thunder Bay District ; Timiskaming District
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-800-263-2887
E-Mail volunteersupport@otf.ca
Website www.otf.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Volunteer Coordinator Abby Wong, Volunteer Relations Coordinator
Located In Community Toronto
Address 800 Bay St, 5th Fl
Toronto, ON M5S 3A9
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Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial - Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport