Support Group Moderator

Opportunity ID: 1950

Organization Details
Organization Name: Canadian Immunodeficiencies Patient Organization
Address: 16675 Keele St
King, ON L7B 0G1
Organizational Description: CIPO is the national organization representing patients and family members whose lives are affected by primary immunodeficiency diseases. We provide support, education and advocacy.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: The Canadian Immunodeficiencies Patient Organization (CIPO) is looking for a moderator to facilitate a monthly support group for patients living with primary immunodeficiency disease.
This position requires the facilitator to:
- Encourage group participants to provide mutual assistance and emotional support to each other.
- Maintain confidentiality and respect among all participants within
the group.
- Attend and facilitate every meeting (10 a year)

This is volunteer position with a national charity for people living with a chronic illness. Any expenses incurred will be reimbursed.
Skills Required: - Experience in counselling, social work or peer support.

- Understanding of group dynamics and process with an emphasis
on three primary principles: confidentiality, building trust and a
working knowledge of chronic illness.

- Fluent in English, both written and verbal.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Social Work
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening, Weekend
2 hours a month, 10 times a year.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Does the opportunity require a minimum language benchmark? Yes
Benchmark 12
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: Policies and Proceedures
How to Apply: Email:
Closing Date: Mar 31, 2017
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