Creative Connection Volunteer

Organization Details
Organization Name: Siloam Mission
Address: 300 Princess Street
Winnipeg MB  R3P 2N2
Website: https://www.siloam.ca
Organizational Description: A connecting point between the compassionate and Winnipeg's less fortunate, Siloam Mission is a Christian humanitarian organization that alleviates hardships and provides opportunities for change for those affected by homelessness.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: The Creative Connection area is an inclusive space where meaningful connections are made through the use of small crafts. This volunteer role may facilitate a small group with puzzles and/or crafts. Provide support for our community members by listening, building relationships, and encouraging them to further engage with other services at Siloam Mission.
Skills Required: Compassion towards those using our services;
The ability to create a welcoming environment;
Work independently and under direct supervision.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Knowledge of services offered at Siloam Mission;
Knowledge on homelessness in Winnipeg;
Interpersonal skills and the ability to form relationships with marginalized individuals.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening, Weekend
Creative Connection volunteers are to commit to at least 12 volunteer shifts within a 3 month period. As this role is focused on community relations, a 3 month commitment will ensure consistency and support for those using Siloam Mission services.
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: General Populace
Organization will provide: Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: jomer.ruiz@siloam.ca
Online: www.siloam.ca/volunteer
Closing Date: Jun 15, 2020
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