Central Park Patrol Volunteers

Organization Details
Organization Name: CPFP Central Park Foot Patrol Inc.
Address: 400 Edmonton Street
Winnipeg MB  R3B 2M2
Website: http://cpfp.ca
Organizational Description: CPFP Central Park Foot Patrol Inc. is a non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance the quality of life for residents and visitors in the community of Central Park, by providing programs, services, and opportunities for social interaction that contribute to the overall well-being and a sense of community to all.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: CPCP Central Park Foot Patrol is always looking for new patrol members to join our volunteer group.
Patrol takes place on Thu, Fri and Sat, 6-9 PM. Meet up at Knox at 5:30 PM for briefing and task distribution with Team Leads.
Duties on patrol:
*be an ambassador of CPFP in the community
*team support of community members in need, including referrals to WFPS, WPS as assessed
*safe needle disposal
*reporting of harmful objects
*referrals to community resources
*safe walks
Skills Required: Volunteers must:
*disclose any criminal record, although individuals with criminal record might attend patrol with approval
*comply with CPFP policies, and follow Team Leads instructions
*take good care of CPFP equipment
*treat everyone with respect, and follow CPFP Code of Conduct

Prior Certification preferred:
*CPR First Aid
*Non-violent Crisis Intervention/ De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations
*Trauma Informed Care
*Understanding of harm reduction
Skills Gained/Related Careers: All volunteers receive orientation around Code of Conduct, Policy and Procedure Manual, safe sharps disposal, and incident report writing.
Volunteers are eligible to attend paid training, as funds allow, such as:
CPR First Aid, NCI/De-escalating Potential Violent Situations, Trauma Informed Care, Vicarious Trauma, Harm Reduction, OD Prevention, and more.
Volunteers gain an understanding of community-led safety from a harm reduction and trauma informed lens, and experience in community development.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening, Weekend
Patrol shifts: Winter: Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 6-9 PM, briefing 5:30-6 PM Summer (TBC): Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 7-10 PM, briefing 6:30 PM Volunteers are welcome to be present to Board Meetings, and might be offered to attend training sessions during the day or on other evenings.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are carrying out of court ordered community service
Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Are supported
Uses a wheelchair
Speaks another language: any
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: info@cpfp.ca
In Person
Closing Date: Aug 1, 2020
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