Navigator Volunteer

Opportunity ID: 2209

Organization Details
Organization Name: NorWest Co-op Community Health
Address: 785 Keewatin St
Winnipeg, MB R2X 3B9
Organizational Description: NorWest Co-op Community Health Centre has served the Inkster community in northwest
Winnipeg since 1972. NorWest is a forerunner in taking a multi-service, holistic, team approach to health care. We provide a wide range of health related services including medical care, counselling, education and community outreach.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: - Help with editing resumes or basic computer support
- Use supportive listening skills to support community members during drop-in or program times
- Provide resource referrals to community members
- Help community members fill out application forms
- Assist staff to support community to access various financial benefits and subsidies
- Some training provided
- 6 month commitment preferred
Skills Required: - Social service skills, education or background
- understanding of social and financial benefits an asset
- respectful, non-judgmental, patient attitude
- public speaking, very strong English language skills, for editing resumes
- maintain confidentiality and have clear boundaries
- understanding of social justice issues and the social determinants of health
Skills Gained/Related Careers: - social services and social work
- health and mental health
- community services, advocacy
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
Daytime once per week, for 2- 3 three hours: mornings, 9 - 12, or afternoons 1:00 - 3:00 or 3:30-7:00 - All in North West area of Winnipeg, Inkster area
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Email:
Closing Date: Jun 30, 2019
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