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Block Parent

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Block Parent Program - Waterloo Region

   About the Position

Impact Statement
By Volunteering with the Block Parent Program, you will help Build Safer Communities, One Block at a Time.

The Waterloo Regional Block Parent® Program provides programs and services that build safe, connected, and engaged neighbourhoods that encourage children, and their communities, to embrace a more healthy and active lifestyle in the Region of Waterloo.

As a Block Parent, you will be able to volunteer to help keep your neighbourhood safe from the comfort of your own home!

Simply display your Block Parent sign when you're home and available. Your sign will indicate to your neighbours and the children on your block, that you are ready to assist in an emergency by placing a phone call to either parents or emergency services.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 19+ Confidentiality, Work Without Supervision

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Orientation and Training provided
Working Conditions: Volunteer from home, unsupervised, flexible hours. Must live in a house or townhome conducive to being directly available to support a person in need.
Accessibility: Support Newcomers

Time Commitment

Duration: 1 year or more
Your commitment is dependent on your schedule and what is most convenient for you.

Other Information
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Children/Youth, Conflict / Facilitation
Skill(s): Community Knowledge/Awareness, Accountability, Empathy
Transportation: On a bus route

   Contact Information
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Block Parent Coordinator
Kitchener,Township of Wilmot,Township of Woolwich,Township of Wellesley,Waterloo,Cambridge,Township of North Dumfries
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Waterloo Region
1454 King Street East, Unit 3
Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559

Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
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