"Adult and Child Together" Program Volunteer

(Milton Community Resource Centre)

Position ID: V-HVC0217 Last Full Update: 15 Jul 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactLee-Ann Babin, Volunteer Coordinator, Milton Community Resource Centre; Phone: 905-876-1244 ext 216; Email: leeannb@mcrc.on.ca
DutiesStaff and volunteers work together to provide a safe and fun environment during this adult and child together drop-in program. Volunteers will interact with families, assist with organizing activities, materials and toys and assist with light cleaning at the end of program. 
Volunteers must have completed grade 8.
More Info Linkwww.mcrc.on.ca
BenefitsVolunteers will learn to work with young children and their families/caregivers
ClientsFamilies/caregivers with children under age 6 years.
Ages15 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of InterestArts & Crafts ; Child & Family Services ; Child Care ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Working with Children ; Experience working with small children an asset.  
Gentleness in caring for young children.
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; This is an ongoing volunteer opportunity. Volunteers are asked to assist one or more half days each week.
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours3 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Saturday: Morning
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Location410 Bronte St. South, Milton
Number of PositionsMilton: 4 individual(s) 
4 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training ; Training on-going ; - orientation with Volunteer Coordinator and Program Supervisor 
- review of MCRC's policies including child guidance policy and position description  
- participation in observation of classroom prior to volunteering
TransportationNear public transit
Application Deadline04 Nov 2019
CostPolice check costs not covered.
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsAll volunteers are asked to provide 3 personal references.  
Volunteers 18 years of age and older are required to complete a Children's Aid Record Check and a Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening.
Start DateOn or after 02 Jan 2020
Agency Details
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Organization NameMilton Community Resource Centre
Office Phone905-876-1244
Address & Map
410 Bronte St S
Milton, ON L9T 0H8
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