Welcome Volunteer

Organization Details
Organization Name: Klinic Community Health
Address: 167 Sherbrook street
Winnipeg MB  R3C 2B7
Website: http://klinic.mb.ca/
Organizational Description: Klinic Community Health provides a full range of health related services from medical care to counselling and education. Driven by our vision of creating healthy and engaged communities, we promote health and quality of life for people of every age, background, ethnicity, gender identity, and socio-economic circumstance. We are located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada and are a member of Manitoba Association of Community Health and Canadian Association of Community Health Centres. Rooted in social justice values, we believe that everyone deserves quality care, support and respect.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 3731
Description of Duties: We are looking for applicants who can welcome people into our space with kindness and compassion, who can reflect Klinic's values through their work, and who bring an openness to learning and growth. We'll provide extra training to help you do this work in a way that feels trauma-informed and supportive of equity and choice, and some extra learning about communication, and privacy in health care.
Skills Required: Our Welcome Volunteers will be one of the first people visitors speak with when they arrive at Klinic, so English language skills and communications skills are especially important. Extra languages and knowledge of different cultures would definitely be an asset, as well as experience living in our neighborhood. Welcome Volunteers will also spend a lot of time on their feet, and should have some comfort in approaching and speaking to new people.

-Preference will be given to community members living in the area.
- Awareness and understanding of Klinic's feminist, pro-choice, trauma-informed, anti-oppressive values, and the ability to work in a way that reflects these values.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Open to learning, hearing feedback, and growth.
- Thoughtful, attentive to detail, and organized.
- Friendly personality and a genuine interest in helping others.
- Ability to work with trauma impacted populations with patience and kindness.
- Understanding and respectful of the diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds in the community and at Klinic.
- Awareness and comfort with harm reduction principles.
- Ability to understand and express oneself in English, in a clear, concise manner.
- Ability to uphold the Klinic and WRHA policies on confidentiality.

Applicants will need to attend an interview and provide some references before beginning in this position, and also need to be willing to apply for a Criminal Record Check, a Child Abuse Registry Check, and an Adult Abuse Registry Check. (Child & Adult Abuse Registry Checks can be obtained through Klinic at no charge.) Applicants also need to be at least 18 years of age.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Volunteering at Klinic as a Welcome Volunteer is a perfect opportunity to:

- Connect with people in our community and be on the frontline of helping others.
- Make a personal contribution to supporting local healthcare.
- Help enhance the quality of services delivered at Klinic.
- Develop your skills and experience working in health services/clinic environment.
- Make personal connections and work as part of a team.
- Gain access to attend additional Klinic training workshops at no cost or for a reduced fee.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:

We are asking for a commitment of one 3-hour shift each week for six months (at the same time each week), or 4 shifts throughout the month scheduled week-to-week.
Shifts are available Monday to Friday from 8:30am-11, 11am-2pm, 2pm-5pm, and 5pm-8pm, and Saturdays from 10am-1pm, and 1pm-4pm.
We also offer
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: Fulfilling volunteer hours for school credit
Uses a mobility device
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Bus tickets
How to Apply: Email: volunteerintake@klinic.mb.ca
Phone: 204-784-4006
In Person
Online: klinic.mb.ca/welcome-volunteers/
Closing Date: Dec 30, 2023
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