Family Selection & Support Committee Member

Organization Details
Organization Name: Habitat for Humanity Manitoba, Brandon Chapter
Address: 603 Rosser ave
box 22095
Brandon MB  R7A 6Y0
Website: https://www.habitat.mb.ca/chapters/brandon/
Organizational Description: Habitat Manitoba is a nonprofit housing organization that believes everyone deserves a safe and decent place to live. We mobilize communities to help working, lower income families build strength, stability, and self-reliance through affordable homeownership. With the help of volunteers, donors, and community partners,
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Members of the Family Selection & Support Committee are committed to act on behalf of Habitat for Humanity Manitoba. It is the responsibility of the committee members to attend Family Selection Committee meetings and to conduct confidential home visits and obtain confidential reference checks. Home visits are executed with the utmost respect for the family while successfully obtaining information regarding the family's level of need, and respecting the values and individuality of each family member. Home visits are conducted in pairs.
Note: The following security checks are required to serve on the Family Selection Committee: Police Records check and Child Abuse Registry check.
Training:

I. New members of the Family Selection Committee will:
Receive orientation from a representative of Habitat for Humanity Manitoba.
Where possible, be mentored by experienced committee members by observing and attending home visits and participating in committee meetings.

Commitment:

I. Conduct home visits to interview applicant families and generate a report.
II. Attend committee meetings until selection process is completed.

Responsibilities:

I. Conduct home visits and obtain only relevant material for establishing the family's level of need, ability to pay, and willingness to partner.
II. Make timely home visit reports back to the committee.
III. Deliver or arrange for delivery of the Homeowner Course to partner families.

If you are interested being a part of the Family Selection Committee for Habitat for Humanity Manitoba Brandon Chapter, please forward a letter of intent along with a resume to families@brandon.habitat.mb.ca
Skills Required: Commitment to monthly meeting, ability to complete in home interviews, obtain applicant references in a timely manner. Confidentiality.
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening
Location of volunteer opportunity: Brandon
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: General Populace
Organization will provide: Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: families@brandon.habitat.mb.ca
Phone: 204-717-0602
Closing Date: Dec 1, 2020
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