Join Team Nourish in the Blue Nose
You can be part of Team Nourish - to walk or run, any distance - to help nourish kids at school.
You are able to add the Scotiabank Charity Challenge to your Blue Nose registration at no extra cost. Choose Nourish Nova Scotia as your charity, then create your fundraising account with links and tips to help raise money as part of Team Nourish.
We will share resources to help make both your fundraising and your 'race day' a success! We'll also invite you to a few team activities and share a little Nourish swag to help show your pride on Blue Nose weekend: June 6 - 9, 2019.
Join our water station!
Join Nourish NS’s water station as we cheer on participants in the 2019 Blue Nose Marathon!
We will be hosting a water station on Sunday June 9th from 6:30-11:30 along the route of the Blue Nose Marathon.
We bring the supplies; you bring the excitement! email firstname.lastname@example.org today to sign up.
French/ English Translator
Works with Nourish teams to translate Nourish promotional materials and educational resources into French
Provides feedback on Nourish resources and promotional materials
Volunteer must have strong writing skills in both French and English
Provides information technology support to Nourish staff and volunteer members
Helps to source, install and update software programs as well as train Nourish team members
Troubleshoots IT issues encountered by Nourish volunteers and staff
Join a Team
The Nourish staff and Board of Directors is supported by the work of 4 main leadership teams, populated by staff, board members, volunteers and champions/supporters who sign on as volunteers.
Program Team: Supports existing programs and develops new programs along with best practice standards for delivery and grant processes/fund dispersal. This team is unique in structure as it is comprised of designated program representatives from all regions of Nova Scotia as well as Nourish board member(s), staff and volunteers.
Business Team: Responsible for business oversight including planning budgets, financial reports, creating/implementing a fund development plan, oversight of administrative functions such as annual reports, receipting, donor/sponsor recognition, legal obligations such as contracts, memorandums of understanding and adherence to policy and procedures as outlined in the organizational manual. Human resources management including payroll, benefits and annual performance reviews of staff are housed here. This team is also the primary contact for government relations.
Communications Team: Responsible for general communications including: news/newsletters, website oversight and management, social media planning and implementing, as well as public and media relations. Tasked with creative design and development for all aspects of the organization as well as program resource development in conjunction with the program team.
Volunteer Team: Responsible for volunteer engagement for Nourish, which includes recruitment, orientation, development, integration, and communication for all volunteers. This team leads volunteer orientation events as well as volunteer retention and satisfaction.
Join a team ad-hoc committee
If you are unable to commit to regular team meetings but you are interested in getting involved consider joining an ad-hoc group. These committees work on short term projects and often need additional support and skill sets.
Become a board member
The Nourish Board of Directors provides leadership for the organization by functioning in a coordinating capacity. It holds the legal, ethical and fiduciary care roles - ensuring financial management and resource development functions.
We would love to hear from you! Fill out an intake form to join our volunteer team today.