Clerical Assistant

Organization Details
Organization Name: Health Sciences Centre
Address: MS208 - 820 Sherbrook Street
Winnipeg MB  R3A 1R9
Organizational Description: Volunteer Services is dedicated to improving patient care and the quality of life for patients, visitors and staff at the Health Sciences Centre. HSC Volunteers fill a variety of roles in adult patient care, the Children's Hospital, retail and food services, PsycHealth, Rehab Hospital etc.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 4839
Description of Duties:

To provide HSC staff with administrative/clerical support. Tasks may include filing, chart assembly, patient-calling (appointment reminders), scanning and photocopying documents, printing, assembly of various info packets etc. Placements are across various HSC Clinics and Departments.

Length of Commitment and Availability:

- We require a consistent commitment of one regular 2-3 hours shift per week
- A minimum of 6-month consistent commitment of volunteering
- Schedule changes will need to be approved by your administrator
- Must have weekday daytime availability

Request for References:
- Your assigned Volunteer Administrator must have suitable knowledge of volunteer's skills and abilities as required for the reference
- All references are at the discretion of the Volunteer Administrator. Minimum 2 weeks' notice required
- Verification or a statement of volunteer hours can be provided by the Volunteer Services Department

Skills Required:

Volunteers must be 18 years and older.

- Computer skills/competency
- Ability to type 30 wpm
- Good telephone manner
- Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
- Comfortable kneeling, crouching, and or bending occasionally
- Ability to maintain Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) standards
- Ability to safely hold and or carry equipment/files up to 20-40lbs
- Ability to push carts with equipment
- All volunteers must be immune to chicken pox as patients are particularly vulnerable to infections. If you are unsure, please ask your healthcare provider
- Volunteer Services will complete a free Adult and Child Abuse Registry Check.

Please note, this is an ongoing volunteer position.

If you are interested in applying to volunteer at Health Sciences Centre (HSC) as a Clerical Office Assistant Volunteer, please complete the following:

- Complete an HSC Volunteer Adult Application form online:

- Send an email to verifying your full name, position you applied for and confirming you have completed the application online [PLEASE INDICATE THAT YOU HAVE APPLIED FOR THE CLERICAL OFFICE ASSISTANT VOLUNTEER POSITION IN YOUR EMAIL]

- Should you be a successful candidate, Volunteer Services will be in contact to arrange an interview

Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:

You must have availability during daytime hours (morning and/or afternoon) on at least two weekdays.

Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
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
Bus tickets
How to Apply: Online:
Closing Date: Oct 1, 2024