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About the Position
Position #: 19247
OrganizationBusiness and Education Partnership of Waterloo Region
Position: Public Speakers - Speakers Bureau
Location: 40 Shirley Ave, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: The Business & Education Partnership is dedicated to providing career exploration opportunities for youth in Waterloo Region by connecting youth and educators with the business community. With our Speakers Bureau, business professionals visit classrooms to share their career stories. We want students to hear about the different career options that are available.
Description: The Business & Education Partnership of Waterloo Region (BEP) is looking for volunteers from all areas of expertise and all sectors to join our Speakers Bureau. Volunteer speakers talk about their career path to help youth understand their career options.
Training Details: The BEP offers one optional orientation session per year for new volunteers. We accept new volunteers throughout the year and provide phone consultations with new volunteers to explain the program and expectations.
Working Conditions: Speakers will be visiting schools in Waterloo Region.
Duration: 7 - 12 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: Speaking requests are approximately 1 hour. Speakers may receive 1 - 2 requests during the school year (some may receive more requests, some less). Speakers can decline requests that do not fit their schedules.
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: Car required
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Children/Youth, Communication/Public Relations
Skill(s): Communicate in Plain Language, Public Speaking/Presentation Skills, Motivate Others, Empathy, Flexibility
How to Apply
Application Link:
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Julie Dreisinger
Phone: 5195766610 Ext. 5
Address: 40 Shirley Kitchener, N2B 2E2


Volunteer Action Centre
151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2

Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559

Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm