Virtual Workshop Support (Remote)

Organization Details
Organization Name: Peer Connections Manitoba
Address: 100-4 Fort Street
Winnipeg MB  R3C 1C4
Organizational Description: As a peer support mental health organization, Peer Connections Manitoba is dedicated to the improvement of quality of life for those living with mental health challenges through education & peer support. We offer a number of services in Winnipeg and around the province. Many of our programs are run by people with lived experience or family members who can relate on a personal level to the experiences.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 4900
Description of Duties:

Support the workshop facilitator by doing the following:

1. Taking attendance and managing the Zoom waiting room
2. Providing ONGOING technical support to participants
3. Answer questions through Zoom chat from participants
4. Fulfill a specific character role to add to workshop experience
5. Reach out to participants through Zoom chat that have turned off their camera
6. Adjust to the unique needs of the group and support facilitator as needed

This specific workshop is VERY well known and is taken by university/collage students, Nurses, Paramedics, Police and more.

Looking for 2-3 individuals that are passionate about/interested in learning more about Manitoba's mental health field.

Skills Required:

- Previous knowledge of hearing voices, schizophrenia & mental health.
- Must be VERY familiar with Zoom and have your OWN laptop.
- Pay close attention to detail
- Able to multi-task & have excellent organizational skills
- Efficient, punctual and able to work with minimal supervision
- Flexible schedule.
- Ability to work with others & are teachable.

Skills Gained/Related Careers:

Volunteer experience for related occupations; Occupational Therapists, Nurses, Peer Support Workers, Proctors, Psychologists, etc.

Age: 18-30, 31-54
Time Commitment:
Remote Volunteering

Each workshop in total takes 3 hours, the volunteer is only needed for the first 2. There are 3-5 workshops per month and they take place Mon-Fri between the hours of 9am-9pm.
Looking for a minimum of 6 month commitment.

Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Fulfilling volunteer hours for school credit
Organization will provide: Supervision
How to Apply: Email:
Closing Date: Jul 14, 2024
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