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 2SLGBTQ+ community and help elevate our public presence as Representatives of 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.

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/safer 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.

Duties & Responsibilities: To help assess the Library collection, identify potentially out-of-date or damaged materials, set them aside to be removed, and help pack any remaining Library materials for future relocation.
Skills Required: Friendly, outgoing, reliable, adaptable, able to work effectively both independently and as part of a team, able to follow direction. Familiarity with harm reduction supplies, safer sex supplies, 2SLGBTQ+ healthcare in Manitoba, experience working with the public, and experience working within Manitoba's 2SLGBTQ+ community are all valuable assets.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Experience working in a front desk position, taking phone calls and answering questions for clients, learning about resources available in the city, and working closely with the 2SLGBTQ+ community in Winnipeg.

The Rainbow Resource Centre can also provide a letter of recommendation to volunteers on request.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
3-16 hours a month based on your availability & programming.
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? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Are supported
Speaks French
Uses a wheelchair
Speaks another language: Any
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Bus tickets
Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Email: Programming@rainbowresourcecentre.org
In Person
Online: rainbowresourcecentre.org/volunteer/opportunities/rainbow-rep-12152022-2
Closing Date: Mar 31, 2023
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