Shabbat Volunteers

Organization Details
Organization Name: Saul and Claribel Simkin Centre
Address: 1 Falcon Ridge Drive
Winnipeg MB  R3Y 1V9
Website: www.simkincentre.ca
Organizational Description: The Saul and Claribel Simkin Centre is a faith-based, non-profit organization dedicated to providing shelter and a continuum of client focused, quality care and support services to the elders of the Jewish community.

Guided by the core Jewish values of:
-kedushah - sanctity;
-derech eretz - respect for all people; and
-kavod - honour due each person,

the organization, in close collaboration with the community, strives to improve the quality of life for all who use its services.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: - Support staff in transporting residents attending Shabbat Services.
- Interact with residents.
Skills Required: -Communications Skills
- Physically able to handle wheelchair
-Interpersonal Skill
Skills Gained/Related Careers: -To gain confidence and social skills and learn about the Jewish culture and religion. Career Exploration- gain knowledge and experience about geriatric care.
Age: 17 and under, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening
Other opportunities can be arranged with the Coordinator, such as one-to-one visits, pet visitor and others.
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
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: jackie.gonzales@simkincentre.ca
Phone: 204-589-9008
Closing Date: Dec 30, 2019
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