Family Night Social Volunteer

(ROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head Office)

Position ID: V-HVC0527 Last Full Update: 29 Oct 2019
Opportunity Details
CommentsHalton Families for Families is a Trillium funded community collaborative in partnership with Reach Out Centre for Kids (ROCK) and the Halton Intervention Prevention and Intervention Committee for Children, Youth and Families (HPIC). Our goal is to create a place for families who have been impacted by a child or youth’s mental health challenges to come together and engage in supportive and meaningful discussions, creating a growing and caring network of families.
ContactDarlene Wierski-Devoe, Halton Families for Families Program Supervisor, Reach Out Centre for Kids; Phone: 905-875-2575 ext 2232; Email:
DutiesThe first three weeks of every month, rotating around the region, we host an evening where families have an opportunity to share in a meal together, meeting other families, sharing and learning from each other – a place and space for everyone to “be themselves”. 
Themes and activities change every month. 
Assist the Family Advisory Committee with the set-up, and facilitation of evening activities and tear down at the end of the event
ClientsFamilies - adults, child and youth
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Post-secondary students ; Couples
Areas of InterestChild & Family Services ; Event Coordination & Support ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Support Group Facilitation ; Youth Services
Skills/ExperienceConfidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Planning & Organizing ; Team Work ; Working with Children
Commitment LengthLong Term
Interaction LevelLarge Group
Minimum Hours3 / Month
Dates and TimesThe events are once per month for approximately 3 hours. The location of the event changes to different municipalities each month (Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Acton, Georgetown)
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityDepends on the location of the venue.
Number of PositionsActon ; Burlington ; Georgetown ; Milton ; Oakville 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining on the job
TransportationThe volunteer needs to be able to get themselves to the event each month. Transportation is not available.
CostCost of police check - $25
Police CheckRequired
Agency Details
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Organization NameROCK, Burlington - Pearl St - Head Office
Office PhoneIntake for all locations 905-634-2347 ext 1439; 
Burlington 905-634-2347
Address & Map
471 Pearl St
Burlington, ON L7R 4M4
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