School Based Immunization Clinics

Organization Details
Organization Name: Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) Community Health & Corporate Programs
Address: MS 208-820 Sherbrook Street
Winnipeg MB  R3A 1R9
Website: https://wrha.mb.ca/volunteer-services/
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: 5157
   
Description of Duties:

Location: Various schools in the community areas of Inkster, Seven Oaks, Point Douglas, and Downtown.


Summary of Duties: Assist with guiding students (typically in grades 6 to 12) through the immunization clinics including assisting with crowd control, monitoring students who look anxious and scared, handing out consent forms and monitoring students post immunization.


   
Skills Required:

  • Current (within 6 months) and satisfactory Criminal Records Check and Child Abuse Registry Check

  • Willingness to attend virtual WRHA volunteer orientation and role specific training

  • Previous experience with interacting with children/youth is an asset

  • Ability and comfortable with approaching children/youth in a friendly, supportive manner; comfortable with people from different cultures and backgrounds

  • Physically able to perform tasks, must be able to be on one's feet for up to 3 hours

  • 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:
Daytime

This is a seasonal volunteer role taking place in the Fall and Spring of each year. Clinics operate Monday to Friday during school hours between 8:30am and 12:00pm and 12:45pm and 3:30pm. Spring clinics start at the end of March and conclude mid-June.


A minimum of two shift each month is required during the months that the clinics are taking place and we request that a commitment is made for the entire school year.

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
Evaluation
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Online: wrha.mb.ca/volunteer-services/applicants-over-18/
Closing Date: Mar 31, 2024