Yard Maintenance Volunteer

Opportunity ID: 2371

Organization Details
Organization Name: Broadway Seniors Resource Council
Address: 319-691 Wolseley Ave.
Winnipeg, MB R3G 1C3
Website: http://www.bsrc.ca
Organizational Description: The primary objective of the BSRC is to increase wellness of the 55+ population by providing information, education, and referral services. Services such as these will support the individual needs of each person, which may include emotional, spiritual, social and/or practical support. These services will enable persons aged 55+ to remain in independent living situations for as long as possible.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Snow Removal within a day or two of accumulated snowfall in the Winter months, raking and lawn maintenance on a regular basis in the Spring, Summer and Fall months. The volunteer would assist older adults in the West Central area of Winnipeg with the above tasks.
Skills Required: Ability to shovel snow, even when heavy, to rake and mow lawns. Some light gardening may also be involved. Access to a shovel, rake and lawn mower is an asset. Other supplies would be provided by the older adult. Ability to work well with people.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Working with older adults 55+ in the community, gardening skills.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
As needed. Flexible.
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? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are carrying out of court ordered community service
Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Are supported
Speaks another language: With ability to communicate basic English
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Evaluation
Supervision
Volunteer recognition
How to Apply: Email: bway@mts.net
Phone: 204-772-3533
Closing Date: Jan 1, 2018
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