Volunteer Childcare Worker

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Virtual work: 
No
Position description: 

Since 1971, Burnaby Family Life has been offering programs and services to individuals and families in Burnaby. Over the past four decades, we’ve grown, we’ve expanded and we’ve helped thousands upon thousands of people to live a better life in a better community. Programs provided in counseling, parenting, pregnancy, English language skills, childhood literacy, childcare and licensed daycare. This position offers the help, assisting childcare staff.

Deliverables/Duties: 

Volunteers will work together with staff taking care of children from 18 month to school age in a multicultural environment while their parents taking an educational and supportive program . Will assist program staff in setting up the room with different activities, playing with children, attending to the children’s needs such as playing , reading together and interacting.

Qualifications: 

Looking for 1 Farsi speaking volunteer and 1 Mandarin speaking volunteer
Experience working with young children is an asset.
Must be comfortable around young children ( 18 month & up)

Volunteer interview and criminal record check required before volunteer position starts.
Suitable for 19 year old and up.

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

Tea/ Coffee, Cost of public transportation
Volunteer Appreciation Certificate for contribution
To gain Canadian work experience
To improve communication skills.
Reference letter if required

How to apply: 
https://www.burnabyfamilylife.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/000-Volunteer-Application-Form-updated-2018-fillable.pdf
Contact person: 
Kate Nogovitsina
Contact phone: 
604-312-3243
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Family & Children
Health, Social Services
Women's 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:
3
Position start/end date:
21 Feb 2020 to 31 Mar 2021
Time Committment:
3 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Weekdays
Work location:
Pioneer Community Center
4535 Kingsway
5th floor
Burnaby, BC
Last Updated: February 21, 2020
Posting will Automatically Expire: March 31, 2025