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Seeking Adoptwalk 2016: Extreme Obstacle Edition Volunteers!

Interested in helping out with this years obstacle course? Want to give back to the community and participate in a super fun event?

We are looking for volunteers for the day, from 7:00 am until 3:00 pm on September 24, 2016 at OCR Academy!

We need people interested in managing the obstacle courses, helping dispense food, and coordinating prizes for all guests!

Email adoptwalk@adoption.ca with your resume and a little note about why you'd like to volunteer with us!


Fund Development Advisory Group

Posted: July 20, 2015

Volunteers Wanted!

The Adoption Council of Canada (ACC), a national non-profit organization focused on raising public awareness of adoption, promoting the placement of waiting children and youth, and stressing the importance of post-adoption services, is seeking fund development experts to form a dynamic group that can make the right connections across the country to take the ACC to the next level of sustainability and maturity.

The Fund Development Advisory Group will work to support and advise both the Executive Director and the Board on best practices and appropriate methods to advance the ACC strategic mission and mandate. The members of the group will develop strategies to encourage new or increased contributions to the ACC.

Members of the Fund Development Advisory Group may be asked to attend certain community events of the organization.


The Adoption Council of Canada is looking for individuals with qualifications in one or more of the following areas:

  • Fundraising experience (essential)
  • Ability to cultivate and maintain effective long-term relationships (essential)
  • National non-profit experience (asset)
  • Corporate and philanthropic connections/experience (asset)
  • Creative/strategic thinking (essential)
  • Social enterprise experience (asset)
  • Program management and planning experience (asset)
  • Event planning (asset)
  • Bilingualism (asset)
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to child welfare (asset)

Interested volunteers should forward their resume and cover letter to info@adoption.ca.

Interviews will be conducted on an on-going basis.

For more information about the Adoption Council of Canada, please visit our website at www.adoption.ca

Please join us as we build a National Permanency Movement for Waiting Children and Youth in Canada!