School-based Immunization Clinic Assist

Organization Details
Organization Name: Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) Community Health & Corporate Programs
Address: MS 208-820 Sherbrook Street
Winnipeg MB  R3A 1R9
Website: https://wrha.mb.ca/volunteer-services/
Organizational Description: The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority's (WRHA) Community Health and Corporate Services Volunteer Program provides meaningful public engagement, develops effective partnerships, mobilizes appropriate volunteer and community resources, supports a positive working environment and enhances the WRHA's capacity to support and deliver quality services.

Volunteers are placed in the community, supporting a variety of programs within Public Health, Primary Care and Corporate.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Assist with guiding students (typically in grades 6 to 12) through the immunization clinics including assisting with crowd control, monitoring students who look anxious and scared, and monitoring students post immunization.
Skills Required: - Current (within 6 months) and satisfactory Criminal Records Check and Child Abuse Registry Check
- Willingness to attend virtual WRHA volunteer orientation and role specific training
- Previous experience with interacting with children/youth is an asset
- Physically able to perform tasks, must be able to be on one's feet for up to 3 hours
- Be available and committed to 2 shifts per month per campaign
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Learn new skills
Explore careers related to Public Health
Make a personal contribution to Health Care services
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
This is a seasonal volunteer role taking place in the fall and spring of each year. Fall Clinics typically take place between mid-October and mid-December. Clinics operate Monday to Friday during school hours between 8:30am and 12:00pm and 12:45pm and 3:30pm. Spring clinics start at the end of April and conclude mid-June. Volunteer commitment is made for the entire school year.
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
Evaluation
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Online: www.volgistics.com/od/56118
Closing Date: Feb 28, 2023