There are a number of ways for you to get involved with PRO Kids! Whether it's volunteering at one of our events, coming up with fun, new ideas with our Fundraising Committee or helping us achieve our goal on our Board of Directors.

Here's how you can get involved!


 

Volunteer

A lot of the volunteer opportunities at PRO Kids are in-office planning or helping at events. There is no direct programming with children at PRO Kids! If you want to get involved in our events, or in planning, contact us at prokids@thunderbay.ca.


 

Fundraising committee

Our fundraising committee is a very active and fun group that meets every 2-3 months. Together we plan and organize events, sell merchandise, make approaches to businesses and we're always thinking of creating new fundraising ideas.

Something you might be interested in? Contact us at prokids@thunderbay.ca.


 

Board of Directors

The PRO Kids Board of Directors creates our short and long term goals and policies. They also keep track of our progress.

The Board works hard to manage our service and ensure we maintain our charitable status.

PRO Kids looks for new members during April and May.

PRO Kids Board of Directors 2021-2022

  • Kathy Ball, Chair
  • Katie Burton, Vice-Chair
  • Sara-Lynn Tayebi, Youth Representative
  • Joshua Swearengen
  • Cody Kostecki
  • Lindsay Grzelewski
  • Doug Eddington
  • Margaret Demillo
  • Cole Anderson
  • Karen Honan
  • Paul Burke, Treasurer, Sport & Community Development Supervisor (Staff)
  • Laura Daniele, Secretary, PRO Kids Coordinator (Staff) 

Board composition

A Chair, Vice-Chair, Treasurer, Secretary, a Fundraising Committee Member, and community members make up the PRO Kids Board.

To make sure we have a balanced of point of view, we look for community members that have experience in these areas.

  • Recreation, Sport, Art, and Culture Partners
  • Financial Contributors
  • Children's Social Services
  • Families who have used PRO Kids
  • Community Leaders
  • Indigenous Community 
  • Youth

Annual report

The Board also helps PRO Kids edit and publish our annual report. This report allows us to communicate with our stakeholders and keep the community up to date on our operations.

If you require a PDF in an accessible format, contact our Municipal Accessibility Specialist.

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