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
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 5090
Description of Duties:

  • Assist the Public Health Nurse, Public Health Dietician and Community Organization representative(s) to set up the room, organize pamphlets and educational displays;

  • Greet mothers, babies and family members and assist with strollers, clothing, etc.

  • Assist program participants with the weighing of babies;

  • Attend to babies while program participants engage in food preparation;

  • Assist with food clean up, dishwashing, and putting away supplies;

  • In general, assist mothers and staff with babies and other duties as necessary.

**Volunteer opportunity open until filled

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

  • Organizational skills

  • Mature

  • Conscientious

  • Reliable

  • Must respect the WRHA policies on confidentiality and dress code

  • Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry Check (Recruited Volunteers will be provided forms to complete these Checks)

Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time 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: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Bus tickets
How to Apply: Online:
Closing Date: Jul 31, 2024