Street Connections Supply Assistant

Organization Details
Organization Name: Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA)
Address: c/o MS 208-820 Sherbrook Street
Winnipeg MB  R3A 1R9
Website: http://www.wrha.mb.ca
Organizational Description: The WRHA delivers and administers health servcies in the Winnipeg region.

WRHA Volunteer Services coordinates volunteer placements in Community Health and Corporate programs as well as the Breast Health Centre and Pan Am Clinic.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Assists with preparing harm reduction supplies for distribution to clients which consists of bundling and packaging supplies such as syringes, cotton filters, etc., and applying labels to print materials.
Skills Required: 1) Physically capable of lifting/moving a case of supplies (up to 15 kg)
2) Have the manual dexterity to assemble supplies
3) Is supportive and promotes a harm reduction approach
4) Is culturally competent and respectful of diversity (e.g. economic and social status, ethnicity)
5) Must respect the confidentiality policies of the WRHA.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: 1) Provide service to others;
2) Make a personal contribution to the enhancement of health care;
3) Gain experience in careers in healthcare
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
One shift a week for 2 to 3 hours. Shifts must occur on a Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 4:00pm. A minimum of 3 months is required, or longer. Shifts take place at the WRHA Street Connection office at 496 Hargrave Street.
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: Are carrying out of court ordered community service
Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Bus tickets
Evaluation
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Phone: 204-787-7247
Online: www.wrha.mb.ca/careers/volunteer/apply.php
Closing Date: Jun 28, 2019