Childminding Volunteer

Opportunity ID: 2890

Organization Details
Organization Name: Healthy Start for Mom & Me
Address: 310-421 Mulvey Ave. East
Winnipeg, MB R3L 0R6
Website: www.hsmm.ca
Organizational Description: Healthy Start for Mom & Me is just that: a place where people who are pregnant and parents with babies up to 1 year can learn how to give their babies the healthiest start possible.

Our program provides friendship, acceptance, information and other practical supports in 9 Winnipeg neighbourhoods. At each group you will find an outreach worker, dietitian and public health nurse to answer your questions.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: - Setting up room into separate play areas
- Ensuring a safe environment for all children attending
- Greeting children, signing them in and providing them with a name tag
- Interacting with children by playing, reading, doing crafts etc.
- Giving a snack to the children
- Ensuring that a staff member is notified if there is an incident that needs to be addressed
- Cleaning and putting away toys
- Letting coordinator know if supplies are needed
- Providing outreach worker with completed sign-in sheet (at the end of drop-in)
- Small honorarium is provided
Skills Required: - Physical requirements include lifting and carrying: toys, children and supplies
Skills Gained/Related Careers: - Experience childminding for children ages 1-5.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
- Groups occur on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., and operate from 9 community sites around Winnipeg. We can discuss which group would be convenient for you. We require that you be available at least 15 minutes before drop-in starts to help set up the room and that you stay to clean up (clean up should begin when children are gone and it is safe to do so). Childminding closes at 3:15 p.m.
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 fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Organization will provide: Bus tickets
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: ashley@hsmm.ca
Phone: 204-949-5353
Closing Date: Dec 31, 2018
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