Healthy Baby: East Elmwood

Organization Details
Organization Name: Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) Community Health & Corporate Programs
Address: MS 208-820 Sherbrook Street
Winnipeg MB  R3A 1R9
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: Provide support to staff and participants of the Healthy Baby Community Support Program. This program offers pregnant women, new parents and their families an opportunity to learn about nutrition, child development and general health and wellness.
Skills Required: Ability and comfortable with approaching people in a friendly, supportive manner
Must be confident in handling newborns
Physically able to perform tasks
Ability to understand, give direction and express oneself in English in a clear, concise manner
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Opportunity to learn new skills while exploring health care careers.
Provide service to others, and make a personal contribution to health care in community settings.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
Shifts are weekly and take place on Thursday afternoons, a minimum of 3 months is desired to provide consistency for group participants and staff.
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: Jul 15, 2023