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About the Position
Position # 21979
OrganizationVolunteer Action Centre Waterloo Region
Position Essential Service Role - Pandemic Volunteer Pool
Location Various locations
Impact Statement The Region, area municipalities, and Volunteer Action Centre have launched a pandemic volunteer program that places volunteers where they are needed most. It will ensure all agencies, registered volunteers, and the people they serve as part of the COVID-19 response are protected during this state of emergency.
Description The pandemic volunteer pool is a group of community members 18 years of age and over who have been pre-screened and are willing to help agencies who are providing critical community services during the pandemic. Positions will vary depending on your availability, skills and the positions that are needed.

Examples of some organizations that you may be matched with: The Food Bank of Waterloo Region, Community Support Connections, oneRoof, the Humane Society.

Registered volunteers that placed with an organization through the pandemic volunteer program are eligible for WSIB coverage. Volunteers are not usually eligible, however there are provisions under the WSIB Operational Policy Manual Volunteer Forces (12-04-02) and Emergency Workers (12-04-03), that allow for emergency volunteers to be eligible.
Training Details Once matched with an organization, an orientation and training will be provided by their Volunteer Coordinator.
Working Conditions Depends on organizations. May range from in-person to virtual.
Duration 3 months or less
Timing Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening, Anytime
Time Detail Flexible, depending on your availability.
Age 18+
Ideal for An Individual, A Group
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Food/Hospitality, Housing, COVID-19
Skill(s) Communicate in Plain Language, Problem Solving, Accountability, Respect
How to Apply
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Contact Sarah-Ruth McCracken
Phone 519-742-8610
Address 1454 King Street East Kitchener, N2G 2N7
Volunteer Action Centre
1454 King Street East, Unit 3
Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559

Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm
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