Visitation Monitor

Organization Details
Organization Name: Winnipeg Children's Access Agency Inc
Address: 385 RIVER AVE
Organizational Description: The Winnipeg Children's Access Agency is a non-profit, charitable organization whose mission is to facilitate contact between children and their parent or legal guardian where there has been evidence of interpersonal violence. This is fulfilled through supervised visitations and supervised exchanges in a protected, neutral and child-focused environment.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 4878
Description of Duties:

A Visitation Monitor supervises on-site visitations between non-custodial parties and their children. Monitors watch the visit and intervene when necessary. After the visit is over, Monitors factually document the observed interaction.

Skills Required:

Must be 18 years of age or older.
35-40 WPM minimum.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written in either English or French.
Mature, reliable, responsible.

Skills Gained/Related Careers:

Development of highly employable and transferable documentation skills.
Hands-on experience for students in Social Work, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Family Conciliation or Mediation Services.
Highly satisfying experience for individuals interested in helping to keep children and their families connected.

Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:

Monitors are required to attend 3 evening training sessions. After completing training, volunteers must be available to fill 3 shifts/month (1 Saturday or Sunday per month is required), for a minimum of 12 months. A shift is 3.5 hours in length, and may be scheduled on a weeknight or during the day on weekends. The Volunteer schedule is set well in advance of each month.

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: Fulfilling volunteer hours for school credit
French speaking / Bilingual (French and English)
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Opportunity to advance to Volunteer Mentor or employed position, subject to meeting Agency criteria
How to Apply: Email:
Phone: 204-284-4170
Closing Date: Jul 15, 2024
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