Healthy Baby Program Assistant

Organization Details
Organization Name: Volunteer Services, WRHA Community Health & Corporate Programs
Address: MS 208-820 Sherbrook Street
Winnipeg MB  R3A 1R9
Organizational Description: In meeting Winnipeg Regional Health Authority's (WRHA) mission and vision, WRHA Volunteer Services will, through meaningful public engagement, develop effective partnerships, mobilize appropriate volunteer and community resources, support a positive working environment and enhance the WRHA's capacity to support and deliver quality services.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Assist public health staff and participants within the Healthy Baby program with setting up room, greeting parents/families, participating in group discussion on health and wellness topics related to parenting, preparing and clean-up of supplies.
Skills Required: A clear criminal record and child abuse registry check within the past 6 months
Willingness to attend virtual WRHA volunteer orientation and role specific training
Previous experience with infants and preschool children is an asset
Ability and comfortable with approaching people in a friendly, supportive manner; comfortable with people from different cultures and backgrounds
Physically able to perform tasks including room set up and clean up
Basic cooking skills to prepare simple snacks
Ability to work in a busy environment and to adapt to the program needs
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Learn new skills and explore careers in healthcare
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
Length of Commitment: To provide consistency for group participants and staff, a minimum commitment of six months is desired. Volunteer shift is every other Tuesday, 12:30 to 3:30 pm
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: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Bus tickets
How to Apply: Online:
Closing Date: Dec 15, 2022