All registered Special Olympics London Volunteers are invited to join us for the Annual Members Meeting on Friday September 8th at 7:00 p.m. at Hutton House Main Building, 654 Wonderland Rd.
In addition to holding elections, we will be reviewing changes to London’s constitution, updating everyone on our strategic plan, discussing training opportunities and much more. This is also a great opportunity to interact with volunteers from other sports, while enjoying some tasty appetizers.
If you are able to attend, and we certainly hope you are, please RSVP by clicking on this link or emailing Jennifer Findley at email@example.com. Deadline to rsvp is September 1st.
Anyone interested in putting his or her name forward to stand for elections being held at the Annual Members’ Meeting, must do so prior to the deadline of September 1st at midnight. There will be NO nominations accepted from the floor. Declarations of interest should be emailed to Jennifer Findlay at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Typically all positions with the London Community Council are elected for 2 year terms but this year, with an eye to successful succession planning, we will be electing some to 1 year terms and some to 2.
The London Council positions are:
Community Coordinator (2 years): To coordinate the volunteers within the community, ensure that all policies and procedures are followed and ensure programs are delivered in accordance with the Provincial Special Olympics constitution, by-laws and guidelines.
Public Relations Coordinator (1 year): To coordinate the community’s PR efforts by ensuring that the public, the media and all interested persons are aware of Special Olympics Ontario programs in the community. This person also ensures that all stakeholders in the community are kept aware of SOO’s activities.
Sport Tech #1 (2 years): To provide a resource to community volunteers looking for specific sport information and to monitor the overall quality of experience in community sports programs through interacting with parents, coaches, and athletes. They also oversee the Facilities Manager and Competition Committee.
Sport Tech #2 (1 year): To provide a resource to community volunteers looking for specific sport information and to monitor the overall quality of experience in community sports programs through interacting with parents, coaches, and athletes. They also oversee the Facilities Manager and Competition Committee.
Treasurer (1 year): To maintain and monitor the financial transactions and records of the community.
Secretary (2 years): To record and document written communication pertaining to the business of Community Council.
Volunteer Coordinator (1 year): To implement and maintain a volunteer placement process within the community. Oversees the Orientation Coordinator and Volunteer Liaison, as well as the Athlete Registrar.
Athlete Representative (1 year): This application-based appointed role. This person will provide a voice for athletes on Community Council and help to ensure athletes in the community are participating in community initiatives.