Donation Room Volunteer

Opportunity ID: 1120

Organization Details
Organization Name: Main Street Project
Address: 75 Martha St.
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1A4
Website: http://www.mainstreetproject.ca/
Organizational Description: Main Street Project is a not for profit organization that provides a safe, respectful, accessible place for individuals at risk in the community. We have an emergency shelter, a drop-in centre, a detox unit and a transitional housing space for our patrons. We advocate for a more inclusive society and assist marginalized individuals to make real choices.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Sort, fold, stock, and organize clothing, hygiene products, and all other donations
Connect with MSP staff and determine clothing and hygiene product needs
Deliver required donation items to program locations
Inform supervisor levels of donations, and needs
Skills Required: Ability to work individually or in a team setting
Ability to work with little supervision
Ability to keep accurate records (i.e. tracking numbers)
Strong organizational skills and time management
Demonstrate communication skills, both verbal and written
Knowledge of the effects of mental health issues, poverty and Winnipeg's marginalized population is an asset
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Knowledge of the effects of mental health issues, poverty and Winnipeg's marginalized population is an asset
Support worker experience
Criminal record check including vulnerable sector check
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Are supported
Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: Certificate of recognition
Evaluation
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: jparaiso@mainstreetproject.ca
Phone: 204-982-8242
Online: www.mainstreetproject.ca/support/volunteer/volunteer-application-form/
Closing Date: Dec 31, 2018
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