Youth Program Volunteer (Roles 1-5)

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 youth that utilize the Centre
To learn more about the Centre and the resources, support, and education we provide to youth
To gain experience in group facilitation and activity management

Title: Youth Program Volunteer (Roles 1-5)

Purpose: To assist with Rainbow Resource Centre's Youth Program drop-in space that offers two-spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and allied (2SLGBTQ+) youth ages 10-21 a safe, fun place to learn new skills, create projects and celebrate their identities.

Duties & Responsibilities: Lead, host, and participate in group discussions, workshops, and activities; distribute and collect participant registration forms; create meaningful connections with youth participants; provide tours of the space to new participants; assist in program set up and clean up; distribute bus tokens; participate in programming debrief.
Skills Required: 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 youth that utilize the Centre
To learn more about the Centre and the resources, support, and education we provide to youth
To gain experience in group facilitation and activity management

Title: Youth Program Volunteer (Roles 1-5)
Purpose: To assist with Rainbow Resource Centre's Youth Program drop-in space that offers two-spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and allied (2SLGBTQ+) youth ages 10-21 a safe, fun place to learn new skills, create projects and celebrate their identities.

Duties & Responsibilities: Lead, host, and participate in group discussions, workshops, and activities; distribute and collect participant registration forms; create meaningful connections with youth participants; provide tours of the space to new participants; assist in program set up and clean up; distribute bus tokens; participate in programming debrief.
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30
Time Commitment: Evening, Weekend
A minimum of 2 volunteer shifts per month in at least 1 of the following roles: Role 1: Youth Program (ages 10-13) Volunteer Must be 18 years or older for this volunteer role 2nd and 4th Monday of the month from 5:30-8:30pm Role 2: BIPOC Youth Program (ages 13-21) Volunteer Must identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and/or a person of colour) Must be 23 years or older for this volunteer role 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month (in-person): 6-9pm 2nd Tuesday of the month (virtual): 6-9pm Role 3: Youth Program (ages 13-21) Volunteer Must be 23 years or older for this volunteer role 1st Wednesday and Thursday of the month from 6-9pm 4th Saturday of the month from 10:30am-3:30pm Role 4: Youth Program (ages 13-16) Volunteer Must be 18 years or older for this volunteer role 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th Wednesdays of the month from 6-9pm Role 5: Youth Program (ages 17-21) Volunteer Must be 23 years or older for this volunteer role 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th Thursdays of the month from 6pm-9pm
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: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Evaluation
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: programming@rainbowresourcecentre.org
Online: rainbowresourcecentre.org/volunteer/opportunities
Closing Date: Dec 3, 2021
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