Men's Resource Centre Assistant

Organization Details
Organization Name: The John Howard Society of Brandon
Address: 153 - 8th St.
Brandon MB  R7A 3W9
Website: http://www.brandonjohnhoward.ca/
Organizational Description: A community-based, non-profit organization which works within the criminal justice system in seeking restorative solutions to crime.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Provide assistance to the Men's Resource Centre Facilitator and/or the Community Institutional Program Co-ordinator. A variety of shifts will be offered monthly and volunteer(s) can sign on for shift(s) that work into their schedule. Choices include: Program facilitation assistance, Preparing materials for programming, meeting/welcoming/signing-in/registering/providing information/ to guests.
Skills Required: Interest in helping Men and their families
Listening
Empathy
Ability to communicate clearly
Positive attitude
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Experience working in the social services field
Program Facilitating
Basic needs assessments
Administration skills
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
The Men's Resource Centre is open on scheduled days, evenings, and weekends. Volunteers are asked for a minimum commitment of three shifts every three months. Shifts vary from 2 to 4 hours.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Brandon
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
Are supported
Speaks French
Uses a wheelchair
Speaks another language: Spanish, Indiginous, Arabic, Chinese, etc.
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Evaluation
Supervision
Training/Orientation
Appreciation
How to Apply: Email: mmaclellan@brandonjohnhoward.ca
Phone: 204-727-1696 ext. 5
In Person
Online: brandonjohnhoward.ca
Closing Date: Mar 31, 2020
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