Men's Resource Centre Assistant

Organization Details
Organization Name: John Howard Society of Brandon
Address: 153-8th Street, Unit A
Brandon MB  R7A 3W9
Organizational Description: Restorative justice, community programming, Men's Resource Centre, institutional programming.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 5054
Description of Duties:

  1. Assists Resource Centre staff with program delivery

    1. Helps to prepare program materials, photocopies and posters

    2. Prepare coffee

    3. Answer the door

    4. Assist staff in program facilitation as often as available (e.g. Crossroads Program)

  2. Meets and Welcomes Resource Centre guests (Register first time; Sign-in thereafter)

    1. Brief Needs Assessment when signing people in

    2. Provide resource information based on individual needs

    3. Assist with computer access; facilitate/monitor computer use

    4. Assist guests in connecting to various programs

  3. Maintain Resource Centre Space:

    1. Assist with keeping library and community resource information stocked and up to date

    2. Go over Oath of Confidentiality with Presenters and have it signed. No Presenter will be allowed to participate without a signed Oath of Confidentiality form on file.

    3. Keep space organized, tidy, and clean

Skills Required:

  • Age Requirement: 19 years of age +

  • Excellent written and verbal communications

  • Computer skills

  • Able to work evenings

  • If you have special skills and talents that you would like to share, please let us know and a workshop opportunity can be created. Current needs are musicians, cooks, art & crafters.

  • Be respectful, nonjudgmental and culturally appropriate

  • Be pro-active, engaging, reliable as well as motivated to make a difference in other people's lives

  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check/Vulnerable Persons check, Adult Abuse & Child Abuse Registry Checks

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

Tuesday / Thursday / Friday 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

This schedule is subject to change with notice

Location of volunteer opportunity: Brandon
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: General Populace
Organization will provide: Supervision
How to Apply: Phone: 204-727-1696
In Person
Closing Date: Dec 31, 2023