Over the Rainbow (55+) Volunteer

Organization Details
Organization Name: Rainbow Resource Centre
Address: 170 Scott Street
Winnipeg MB  R3L 0L3
Website: http://www.rainbowresourcecentre.org
Organizational Description: We are a non-profit organization that serves the LGBTTQ* community in Manitoba and North Western Ontario.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Why volunteer your valuable time at Rainbow Resource Centre?
-To make connections within the 2SLGBTQ+ community and help
foster a greater sense of belonging for people that utilize
the Centre
-To learn more about the Centre and the resources, support and
education we provide to the community
-To gain experience in communications, marketing, group
facilitation and activity management

Purpose: To assist with programming for the Over the Rainbow (55+) Social/Support group.

Leading, hosting, and participating in virtual (Zoom) and in-person group discussions, workshops, and seminars; monitoring event registration forms; inviting participants to events via phone, email, or social media (Facebook); basic coordination of supplies; maintaining basic attendance and spending records; event set up and clean up; phone answering and message taking.
Skills Required: Friendly, outgoing, organized, reliable, calm under pressure, good listener/storyteller, comfortable having open discussions on issues related to the experience 2SLGBTQ+ adults aged 55+ such as physical and mental health, inclusion and history.
Computer skills: Zoom, basic Facebook, Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook), CRM software (Wufoo, Mailchimp).
(Access to a vehicle is an asset but not mandatory.)
*At this time, all in-person program participants, volunteers, and staff must show proof of double vaccination. If you require further accommodation, please let us know.
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
Average month: 12 - 15 hours/month; January: 20 - 25 hours/month
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? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Are supported
Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Evaluation
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: programming@rainbowresourcecentre.org
In Person
Online: rainbowresourcecentre.org/volunteer/opportunities
Closing Date: Nov 30, 2021
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