Social / Support Group Facilitator

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 group facilitation and activity management for which a professional reference will be provided.

Purpose: To organize and lead a social, support, leisure, or working group that meets at the Centre.

Duties & Responsibilities: Organize content and activities to deliver to the group, schedule and promote meetings, manage group communications (email and social media), attend and facilitate meetings, establish and maintain a safe space for all participants including welcoming all first time attendees, manage group expenses and donations, model behaviours to maintain Centre shared spaces, liaise between the group and the Centre including providing monthly reporting, attend centre events (ex. Youth Program Grad, LGBT Centre Day) as a representative of the group.
Skills Required: Friendly, people-oriented, responsible, organized, reliable, calm under pressure, adaptable, able to listen and effectively communicate with people from diverse backgrounds, able to maintain confidentiality and manage conflict.
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening, Weekend
4 to 10 hours per month with meetings occurring 1 to 2 times monthly in the evenings and on the weekends (depending on your availability, group schedule and space availability).
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/group-facilitator
Closing Date: Feb 29, 2020
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