Family Drop-in Volunteer Beresford

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Position description: 

Supports parents/caregivers in their role of caring for young children.
Provides /Support care to families who are adjusting to life in Canada.
Assists staff in supporting the physical, social and emotional well being of families from diverse cultures by creating a safe and wecloming atmosphere.

Deliverables/Duties: 

This a Family Program in which parents with small children enjoy socializing , making friends while the small children have a safe and clean place to play. Volunteers will assist staff in setting up activities for children to play , preparing snack for chdilren, supervising chidlren during playtime and general cleaning after the program . Under supervision, volunteers will share community resources or information to clients who need support.
Monday 12pm to 3pm
Tuesday 3pm to 6pm
Wednesday 9-12pm
Friday 9am to 12pm or 12pm to 3pm
Saturday 10am -12pm
Days/Shifts flexible

Qualifications: 

Experinece working with immigrant families as an asset
Patience and understanding of diverse cultures
3 month commitment

Role is suitable for: 
Student
Adult
English as a second language (ESL)
Additional Information: 

Coffee/tea/bus tickets
Appreciation certificate for the contribution
Reference letter for seeking employment
Well developed oral and communication skill
Experience working in a multi-cultural environment.

How to apply: 
https://www.burnabyfamilylife.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/000-Volunteer-Application-Form-updated-2018-fillable.pdf or email ddoyle@burnabyfamilylife.org
Contact person: 
Diane Doyle
Contact phone: 
604-312-3243
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Education & Research
Family & Children
Immigrant Services
Mission:
Burnaby Family Life's mission is to deliver high quality services that meet the current and emerging needs of individuals, families and the community in all its diversity. We facilitate and empower collaborative community solutions to enable all to reach their full potential.
Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
4
Position start/end date:
8 Jul 2019 to 30 Sep 2019
Time Committment:
3 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Weekdays, Weekend
Work location:
Burnaby Neighbourhood House
4460 Beresford St
3rd Floor
Burnaby, BC V5H 0B8