Volunteer

If you would like to volunteer your time or services to our organization please email us at info-at-abcdreams-dot-ca. We’d love to hear from you!

Wanted: Back-Up Bookkeeper

This person should be able to record all financial transactions, including purchases, receipts and payments. Also post information to accounting journals/software and reconcile accounts to ensure their accuracy. Approximate time commitment would be 4 days per/month. A detailed listing of job responsibilities is available upon request.

Wanted: Event planner, organizer

This person should be able to plan, organize and pull off successful fundraising events such as dinners, silent auctions, music concerts, run/bike/walk events, and any other creative avenues to raise funds for ABCD.

Wanted: Database manager and communications expert

This person should be an expert with Excel Spreadsheet and Mail Merge in order to facilitate the snail mailing and emailing of ABCD newsletters and communications to the supporter database.

Wanted: Voluntourists!

See Come With Us for information on coming along to Tanzania and taking a working holiday with us.

Friends of ABCD

Here are some of the wonderful people and organizations who have volunteered their time, talents and services:

Schools

Algonquin Ridge Elementary School for fundraisingCastlebridge Public School for fundraisingUnionville High School for fundraising

Thornlea Secondary School for fundraising

Pierre Elliot Trudeau High School for fundraising

Prince Charles Public School for fundraising

Brother Andre Catholic High School for fundraising

St. Jean de Brebeuf Catholic High School for fundraising

Mount Albert Public School students for fundraisingNewmarket School of Fine Art for framingMiddlefield Collegiate Institute students for fundraising

Markham District High School students for fundraising

Maple High School students for fundraising

Saint Robert Catholic High School for fundraising

Huron Heights Secondary School for fundraising

University of Waterloo Art Club for fundraising

Organizations and Companies

1st Mount Albert Scouts for loan of display tentAurora Youth Soccer Clubfor donation of soccer uniforms and shoes

Beniel Art Gallery for framing

Beit Zatoun for hosting Latin Dance Party

Blackboard Blues Band for performance

CIBC for bags and pens

Dagmar’s Decor for framing

Growing Spaces for fundraising

L-P Graphics Limited for printing services

Loblaws Superstore for donations

Long and McQuade for donations of musical instruments

Madsen’s of Newmarket for hosting Arts and Heart Dinner

Markham Stouffville Hospital staff for fundraising

Matzo Ball Gumbo for donation of music

Mindcamp who feature us at their Creativity ConferencesMount Albert Fall Festival for display booth

Mount Albert Home Hardware for donated materials

Rodrigo Chavez and Cassava Latin Band for entertainment at Arts and Hearts Dinner

Rotary Club of Cobourg for donation of display booth

Rotary Club of Newmarket for ongoing support

Rotary Club of York for ongoing support

Rotary Club of Toronto West for ongoing support

Rotary District 7070 for ongoing support

Roxborough Retirement Residence for support

Alliance Press for printing services

Scholastic Books for donations

People

Adam Smith for ABCD children poster designAnne Copsey for assistance with mailings

Anne Crawley for donation of music

Ben Weeks at art.design for logo design

Bob McDonald for fundraising by selling our Nyimbo Za Watoto CD’s

Bruce McLaren for initial web design

Carlo Cipriano and friends for Young@Heart fundraising event

Carmelina Karas for graphic design

Catherine Marshall for graphic design

Christine Owen for knitting teddy bears for ABCD children

Clare Hillier-Gonzalez for database updating

Colin MacDonald at MacDonald Design for graphic design

DJ Trills for donation of music

Daniele Hart for fundraising

David Bird for electronic email consultation and support

David Gonsalves for accounting services

Deane Cooke for logo consultation

Delaina Crone for party event fundraising

Franca Leeson for ongoing web development and maintenance

Frances Hillier for event volunteering

Graham Fife for Nyimbo Za Watoto CD production coordination

Heather Martin for Communications consultation

Jennifer Lee Jones for Media consultationJackie Sakaguchi for event volunteering

Joel Kroeker for donation of music

Kristina and Chris for their wedding reception fundraising

Lauren Bubnic for event volunteering

Laurie Bowers (Rock Dancer Designs Jewellry) for fundraising

Margaret Zolnai for Arts and Hearts event volunteering

Mark Blumberg for legal consultation

Matt York for donation of music

Maxine Stainton for data keeping

Robyn Zolnai for Africa data binder preparation, photographic services in Tanzania and Arts and Hearts Dinner volunteering

Roenna Penny and Laura Parise for event planning

Sam Reid for mastering of our CD, Nyimbo Za Watoto

Shai Laserson for social media consultation

Sheila McHugh for event volunteering

Thomas Lin for video production

Vaughn Dues for event planning

Wally Krysciak of West Productions for video creation

Bruce Donaldson for video creation