Rainbow Rep

Organization Details
Organization Name: Rainbow Resource Centre
Address: 170 Scott Street
Winnipeg MB  R3L 0L3
Website: http://www.rainbowresourcecentre.org
Organizational Description: We are a non-profit organization that serves the LGBTTQ* community in Manitoba and North Western Ontario.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Why volunteer your valuable time at Rainbow Resource Centre?

-To make connections within the LGBT2SQ+ community and help foster a greater sense of belonging for people that utilize the Centre

-To learn more about the Centre and the resources, support and education we provide to the community

-To gain skills and work experience in an office environment and helping the public for which a professional reference will be provided.

Purpose: To provide front desk and library coverage while programming is occurring outside of regular Centre hours; to operate booths/tables at various community events.

Duties & Responsibilities: Lock and unlock doors and alarms, answer Centre phone, greet guests and answer questions about the Centre, direct participants to programming, check in/out library items, issue harm reduction/safe sex/period supplies to guests when requested, enter evaluation data for presentations/training sessions, complete shift and incident reports, and other office duties as assigned.
Skills Required: Friendly, outgoing, responsible, organized, reliable, calm under pressure, adaptable, able to maintain confidentiality and manage conflict. (Experience with ASIST, Manitoba Harm Reduction Network, Klinic Crisis Network, and Nine Circles Community Health Clinic is an asset, but is not mandatory).
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening, Weekend
2 to 10 hours per week depending on your availability & programming, Monday to Friday 5:30pm-9:30pm, Saturday 10:30am-4:30pm, Sunday 1:00pm-4:00pm and 5:30pm-9:30pm
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
Are supported
Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Evaluation
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: Programming@rainbowresourcecentre.org
In Person
Online: rainbowresourcecentre.org/volunteer/opportunities/rainbow-rep
Closing Date: Feb 29, 2020
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