(Compassion Society of Halton)
|Comments||Please apply through Volunteer Halton, “Yes, I’d like to volunteer” button on the top, and we will receive your interest and reply.|
|Contact||Aliya Khawari, Executive Director, Compassion Society of Halton; Phone: 905 592 3722; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Duties||Preparation before store opening. We open at 12 but need to organize food received that morning from Food for Life and Refresh Foods. Clothes sorting, screening and organizing.|
|More Info Link||www.compassionsociety.ca|
|Benefits||Help the community, great for references and the volunteers have way to much fun!|
|Clients||Visitors to be treated with respect, and kind words. |
Immediate dismissal for any volunteer treating a client without dignity.
|Ages||16 year(s) and up|
|Suitable for OSSD||Yes|
|Suitable For||Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Community Groups|
|Areas of Interest||Cleaning Services ; Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Food Services / Nutrition ; General Manpower / Physical Labour ; Group / Family Volunteering ; Shelf Stocking / Warehousing / Inventory ; Social Interaction ; Translation / Languages / Interpretation ; Youth Engagement|
|Skills/Experience||Confidentiality ; Translation & Languages ; Willing to learn and have some fun.|
|Interaction Level||Sorting clothes - interaction with other volunteers |
Food table - direct contact with clients
Front sorter - general friendly chat with clients, also offer to help them look for sizes, read a book with a child as mom looks around.
|Dates and Times||Friday: Morning, Afternoon (9am-3:30pm) |
Short shifts, 9,10 or 11 am to 3 or 4pm approx., before store opening.
|Seasons||From October, our client numbers sharply rise as the cold weather arrives.|
|Location||484 Plains Road East, Burlington|
|Number of Positions||Burlington: 8 individual(s) |
8 individual(s) needed in total.
|Training||Orientation is offered and you are paired with a senior volunteer during first 3 shifts to show you the ropes.|
|Transportation||Near public transit ; You gotta get here. Bus stop right in front of the plaza. |
Bus #1 W from Burlington GO heading to Aldershot GO, get off after Mapleview Mall on Plains Rd at Shoppers Drugmart, cross the road (Bingo Plaza) and we are there.
Bus #1 E from Aldershot GO heading to Burlington GO (Mapleview Mall), get off on Plains Rd across Shoppers Drugmart, at the Bingo Plaza and we are there.
|Additional Requirements||-2 references |
-Knowledge of languages other than English is an asset. Please alert us to this in your application.
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|Organization Name||Compassion Society of Halton|
|Address & Map|
484 Plains Rd E, Unit 14
Burlington, ON L7T 2E1
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