Community Connections Volunteer

Opportunity ID: 1766

Organization Details
Organization Name: Newcomers Employment and Education Development Services (N.E.E.D.S.) Inc.
Address: 251-A Notre Dame Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1N8
Website: http://www.needsinc.ca
Organizational Description: The Needs Centre provides accessible services and support to immigrant and refugee children and youth, and their families. Our goal is to enhance their integration into Canadian society by providing youth with employment, education and social recreation programs supported by psycho-social educators.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Volunteers will assist N.E.E.D.S. Inc. staff in a school setting with set-up classroom; prepare supplies for educational lessons, clean-up, student supervision, facilitation, and behaviour management. Most After School Programming will take place between 3:00-6:00 pm from Monday to Friday. This program starts the last week of September/beginning of October at 13 school sites within the following divisions:
-Winnipeg School Division
-Louis Riel School Division
-Pembina Trails School Division
-St. James Assiniboia School Division
-River East Transcona School Division
Skills Required: Able to follow direction, patient, caring, able to take initiative, positive role modelling, responsible and experience working with children and youth is an asset.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Learning and implementing N.E.E.D.S.S. Inc behaviour model, facilitation, communication and organization skills. Learn about issues facing newly arrived refugees in Winnipeg.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening
3-6 hours a week
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? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: volunteers@needsinc.ca
Phone: 204-940-1279
Closing Date: Dec 31, 2018
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