(Community Development Halton, Acton)
Opportunity Details: Senior Connector
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|Contact||Jude Salomon, Volunteer Engagement Program Officer, Community Development Halton; Phone: 905-632-1975; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
Responsibilities and Activities: The responsibilities and activities for the Senior Connector include:
Senior Connector volunteers are accountable to the Volunteer Engagement Program Officer and the Director of Volunteer Halton.
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The opportunity to share one's skills and talents with others.
The chance to acquire knowledge about services and resources within the community.
The ability to contribute to fostering an active and engaged aging lifestyle.
The satisfaction of making a meaningful difference in the lives of others.
A sense of fulfillment and purpose derived from volunteer service.
|Ages||50 year(s) - 80 year(s)|
|Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours||No|
|Suitable For||Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples|
|Areas of Interest||Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Community Outreach ; Information & Referral Services ; Senior's Activity Support ; Social Interaction|
|Skills/Experience||Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Public Speaking ; Team Work ; Writing & Editing|
|Commitment Length||Medium Term (4 months to 1 year)|
|Interaction Level||Small Group|
|Minimum Hours||4 / Month|
|Seasons||Spring ; Fall ; Winter ; This position is in effect until March 31st, 2024 with a chance to be extended past that date.|
|Location||Halton region including, Burlington, Milton, Oakville, Halton Hills, Acton|
|Number of Positions||Acton: 1 individual(s) ; Burlington: 2 individual(s) ; Georgetown: 2 individual(s) ; Milton: 2 individual(s) ; Oakville: 1 individual(s)
8 individual(s) needed in total.
|Training||Orientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going ; Volunteers are encouraged to attend support meetings as required, ensuring adequate advance notice is provided.
Volunteers are anticipated to actively engage in a series of three training sessions, each spanning 3 to 4 hours, held weekly over a three-week period.
Volunteers will work with current Senior Connectors to further understand the role.
Volunteers will participate in different sessions to learn more about the community services offered.
|Transportation||Near public transit ; Driver License required ; Car required ; In general, Senior connectors will have to have a reliable source of transportation to be able to do this role effectively.|
|Application Deadline||31 Jan 2024|
|Police Check||Not Required|
|Start Date||On or after 20 Nov 2023|
|End Date||31 Mar 2024|