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Position #: 2412
OrganizationVictoria Cool Aid Society
Position: Knitting/Crochet Volunteer - 3020 Douglas Street - Knitting/Crochet Volunteer

Homelessness touches many lives at a significant cost to communities. The Cool Aid Society has been a key player in the work to end homelessness in the Capital Region for decades and, with your help, is developing 360 more apartments for people who are currently homeless.
Description: Job Description: Run a weekly Knitting and Crochet program. Teaching residents how to knit/crochet.
Typical Duties and Responsibilities: Setting up, facilitating knitting and crochet projects, and cleaning up afterwards. Creating an schedule for the month.

Skills/Abilities Required:
1. Experience with knitting and/or crochet.
2. Experience leading activities.

Skills/Abilities Optional:
1. Ability to teach knitting/crochet.
2. Experience working with vulnerable adults.
Training Details: Volunteer Requirements:
1. Interview with the Cool Aid Volunteer Administrator or Program Manager.
2. Completed Cool Aid Volunteer Application.
3. Completed Consent to a Criminal Record Check for Volunteers. Paid for and completed by Cool Aid.
4. Criminal Record Clearance to work with vulnerable adults.
5. Completed Cool Aid Orientation.
6. Completed Training shift.
Working Conditions: Supportive Housing Complex
Minimum Duration: 7 - 12 months
Timing: Anytime
Time Detail: 2 hours 2-4 times per month
Age: 19+
Ideal for: An Individual, A Group
Transportation: On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest: Arts/Culture
Skill(s): Needs Assessment, Plan & Co-ordinate, Empathy, Flexibility
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: https://coolaid.org/
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Michelle Latour
Phone: 2503831951 Ext. 4
Address: 3020 Douglas Street Victoria, V8T 4N4
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