Volunteer Grandparents Needed- North Van

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Position description: 

Bridging the Generations!
You can fill a void in a child's life by becoming a Volunteer Grandparent. If you are a senior who believes in the importance of grandparent connections and you want to meet new people in North or West Vancouver, share your skills and have a positive impact in a child's life than this important role is a good fit for you. Volunteers over the age of 50 are needed for our "Volunteer Grandparent Program." We connect screened volunteers with children and families without accessible grandparents.
Time Commitment: 2-4 hours/week for a minimum of one year.

Deliverables/Duties: 

Volunteer Grandparents provide a loving and stable role model to a child and family.

Qualifications: 

Must be comfortable with children, patient, kind. Good sense of humour. Times worked out by mutual agreement between family and volunteer grandparent.
Contact us for more details!

Role is suitable for: 
Senior
Additional Information: 

Stay connected to the community, share skills, meet new people and learn new things; Spend cherished time with a child and family.
Volunteers are invited to an annual event in recognition of their time.
Criminal records check and screening process involved before placements. Volunteers who are accepted into the program receive a program orientation and training. Please call us for more details- 604-736-8271

How to apply: 
http://volunteergrandparents.ca/family-match-program/
Contact person: 
Veronica Grossi
Contact phone: 
604-736-8271
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Community Development & Housing
Family & Children
Seniors
Mission:
Our mission is to bridge and enrich the generations by fostering intergenerational understanding, communication and cooperation between the generations.
Position type:
Number of volunteers required:
5
Position start/end date:
12 Aug 2019
Time Committment:
2 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Evening, Weekdays, Weekend
Work location:
family home in West Vancouver or
North Vancouver, BC