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Response Team Member

VWR Active Response Team

Volunteer Waterloo Region

   About the Position

Impact Statement
Volunteer Waterloo Region is creating a pilot program to help out in cases of urgent needs around Waterloo Region. This response team will be deployed in cases of essential service gaps. The volunteers on this team will be interviewed and screened to be kept on file for more rapid responses. There are limited spots on the team.

An active response team member is a community member 18 years of age and over that is accepted after screening and willing to help in a potential variety of ways. Positions will vary depending on skills needed and your availability but may include participation in programs requiring drivers, food supply, friendly visiting or special events, to name just a few.

An Active Response Team volunteer would want to participate when needed for potential opportunities requiring a short term commitment. Team Members will also be offered additional training for professional development if desired.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual, A Group
Age: 18+

COVID-19 Vaccination Required: Yes

Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Driver/Transportation, Special Events

Skill(s): Communicate in Plain Language, Problem Solving, Accountability, Empathy, Flexibility

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Orientation to specific roles will be provided by organizations. Occasional Training sessions on important response skills will be provided on an ongoing basis.
Working Conditions: Intake will be general and conditions will vary within each organization. Active Response Team members will be matched to locations based on skills and abilities.
Transportation: On a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 4 - 6 months
Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening, Anytime
Flexible, depending on your availability.

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Daniela Montoya
1454 King Street East Kitchener, N2G 2N7
Kitchener,Township of Wilmot,Township of Woolwich,Township of Wellesley,Waterloo,Cambridge,Township of North Dumfries
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Volunteer Waterloo Region
1454 King Street East, Unit 3
Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

Phone: 519 742 8610

Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
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