Infant and toddler care

Organization Details
Organization Name: Villa Rosa Inc.
Address: 784 Wolseley Avenue
Winnipeg MB  R3G 2Y5
Organizational Description: Villa Rosa provides support to mothers, babies and their families during and after pregnancy.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 1649
Description of Duties: Under the direction of Parent Educators and and Early Childhood Educator, volunteers attend one half day per week throughout the school year to care for and play with infants and toddlers (from newborn to approximately 18 months old).
Morning shifts are 9am-noon, and afternoon shifts are 1-3:30pm.
Skills Required: Prior experience with and a high level of comfort with holding and caring for infants from a few days old to approximately 18 months of age is REQUIRED for this volunteer placement.

Helping out in the Parent/Child Centre can be quite physically demanding, requiring a lot of strength (our babies range from newborn to 35 lbs), endurance, an excellent sense of balance, and the ability to get on the floor to play and to safely stand up from the floor with a baby in arms.
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:

A minimum six month to one year time commitment is asked of applicants, though many of our volunteers have been a part of Villa Rosa for many, many years!
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? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Email:
Closing Date: Dec 31, 2024


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