Special Events Assistant

Organization Details
Organization Name: Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Address: 110 Saskatchewan Ave W
Portage la Prairie MB  R1N 0M1
Website: https://pllc.ca/
Organizational Description: The Portage Learning and Literacy Centre is a not-for-profit organization providing individuals of the Central Plains region with opportunities to realize their education, employment, and life goals through a positive and supportive environment.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: -The Volunteer Coordinator will match volunteers with appropriate events and roles based on volunteer interest and availability
-Time commitment will vary depending on the event, volunteer role, and volunteer availability
-Volunteers will work closely with Settlement Services staff and the Volunteer Coordinator to help organize and execute events
-Volunteers who participate and provide support will agree to tasks and responsibilities according to volunteer availability and the needs of the event
Skills Required: -Attend meetings, if necessary, as determined by the organizing committee for the event
-A valid and current Criminal Record Check and a Child Abuse Registry form must be submitted prior to engaging with newcomers
-Ability to meet and build relationships
-Keep private client information confidential
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 17 and under, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
Location of volunteer opportunity: Central
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: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Are supported
Requires child minding
Speaks French
Uses a wheelchair
Speaks another language: All languages
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Child minding
Evaluation
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: In Person
Online: pllc.ca/volunteer-form/
Closing Date: Jan 1, 2023