Peer-to-Peer 55+ Phoneline Caller

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

Purpose: To provide regular/weekly phone check-ins and affirming conversation to participants of the Over the Rainbow 55+ program resulting in a greater feeling of connection to the community.

Duties & Responsibilities: Making phone calls to engage OTR participants who are seeking regular contact and conversation; reporting call times via email to the program coordinator on a weekly basis.
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.
Access to a reliable phone.
Computer skills: Email
*This position does not require volunteers to be onsite at Rainbow Resource Centre, however if you need to attend the Centre for any reason, you would be required to provide proof of full vaccination.
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
2-10 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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