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About the Position
Position #: 19412
OrganizationCity of Kitchener
Position: Welcome Greeter - Arabic and/or Mandarin Speaker - Cameron Heights Pool - Women Only Swim
Location: 301 Charles St E, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: To proudly provide valued services and build community and Corporate capacity by inspiring volunteers, staff, elected officials and all community members to be active contributions to Kitchener’s Community Vision.
Description: As a welcome greeter you will have a huge impact of the patrons using the pool. Not only will you be there to help answer questions, point them in the right direction and assist City of Kitchener. You will be helping our patrons in a language they are familiar with their native language. You should be able to speak comfortably in either Arabic or Mandarin as well as English.

More details about the role:
* this swim is open to females only therefore volunteers must be female
* as part of of your role you may be on the pool deck but you will not be in the water
* this role requires volunteers to communicate in both English and the above listed languages to patrons and City of Kitchener staff therefore volunteers must be fluent in both languages
Training Details: Preparation (prior to your first volunteer shift)
Read the both AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act) pamphlets
Read and sign (parental signatures required if under 18) Volunteer Informed Consent and Photo Release forms

Training and Orientation
Facility tour and details about role provide by City of Kitchener Aquatics staff
Working Conditions: Indoor pool setting
Volunteers may be required to go on the pool deck, but not in the water
Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Weekend - Daytime
Time Detail: Day(s): Sunday
Time: 10:30am-1:00pm
Number of Hours per Shift: 2.5hrs
Age: 14+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Recreation/Sports, Newcomer Support
Skill(s): Customer Service, Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Translation
How to Apply
Application Link:
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Karrie Zettler
Phone: 519-741-2200 Ext. 1564
Address: 200 King Street West, Kitchener, N2G 4G7


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