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Shelter Socialization Volunteer

Cambridge Shelter Corporation

   About the Position

Impact Statement
Our mission is to provide safe shelter, and to offer programs and services in support of the hopes and needs of people dealing with life issues. Embracing hope, offering help, building bridges.

The Socialization Volunteer will have the opportunity to learn in a real-life setting what skills and modalities are used to support people dealing with life issues including homelessness. By interacting with the clients at Cambridge Shelter, they will gain valuable learning. Especially beneficial for those pursuing a career in human services. The student volunteer will be under the supervision of shelter staff and assist in duties deemed appropriate by their supervisor. The Volunteer Shift is 2 to 3 hours once a week

Position Qualifications

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

Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Conflict / Facilitation, Health Care / Wellness

Skill(s): Collaboration, Interpersonal Communication, Conflict Resolution, Problem Solving, Adaptability

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Will get an orientation to the organization and shadow a staff member to get a feel for the position.
Working Conditions: Working with a dedicated team of staff. Standing and walking the majority of the shift.
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Transportation: Car required

Time Commitment

Duration: 3 months or less
Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Evening
2-3 hours a week depending on volunteers schedule

   Contact Information
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Paul Corkery
26 Simcoe Street Cambridge, N1R 8P2

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