Visitation Monitor

Organization Details
Organization Name: The Winnipeg Children's Access Agency
Address: 385 River Avenue
Winnipeg MB  R3L 0C3
Website: www.wcaa.ca
Organizational Description: The Winnipeg Children's Access Agency provides supervised visitation and exchange services for children and their families.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: A Visitation Monitor supervises on-site visitations between non-custodial parties and their children. Monitors watch the visit and intervene when necessary. After the visit is over, Monitors factually document the observed interaction.
Skills Required: Must be 18 years of age or older.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills required, both verbal and written.
Mature, reliable, responsible
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Development of highly employable and transferable documentation skills.

Hands-on experience for students in Social Work, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Family Conciliation or Mediation Services.

Highly satisfying experience for individuals interested in helping to keep children and their families connected.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening, Weekend
Monitors are required to attend 3 evening training sessions on February 3, 10, and 24, 2020. After completing training, volunteers must be available to fill 3 shifts/month, for a minimum of 12 months. A shift is 3 - 3.5 hours in length, and may be scheduled on a weeknight or during the day on weekends. The Volunteer schedule is set well in advance of each month.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? No
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: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Evaluation
Supervision
Training/Orientation
Opportunity to advance to Volunteer Mentor or employed position, subject to meeting Agency criteria
How to Apply: Email: volunteers@wcaa.ca
Phone: 204-284-4170
Online: www.wcaa.ca
Closing Date: Jan 23, 2020
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