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About the Position
Position # 1585
OrganizationMental Health Visiting and Activity Program at Volunteer Victoria
Position Group Activity (Social, Arts and Crafts or Gardening) Facilitators or Assistants - Mental Health Visiting and Activity Program
Location 620 View Street
Impact Statement The Mental Health Visiting and Activity Program matches community volunteers with individuals living in mental health group homes to provide companionship and reduce isolation. Volunteers help residents integrate into the community by engaging them in social and other recreational activities.
Description The Mental Health Visiting & Activity Program is recruiting volunteers for a variety of group activities for mental health group home residents.

Here are some group facilitator positions we are often looking to fill:

Art and Crafts Group Facilitator or Assistant: If you have an interest in sharing your own skills in this area - or if you like the idea of helping a group to engage in fun, simple arts and crafts this might be something for you to consider.
Gardening Group: You needn't be an experienced gardener but rather you have an interest to engage with a small group of residents in simple gardening activities such as weeding around the patio or tending to garden boxes or pots.

Social Group Facilitator or Assistant: Would you like to facilitate a small group to engage with each other in fun and interesting ways? Finding topics of mutual interest and developing creative ways to talk about them is key to this role.
Training Details Orientation will be provided.
Working Conditions Criminal records check and references mandatory. 19+ years old. Six month commitment. Times are to be determined.
Minimum Duration 7 - 12 months
Timing Anytime
Time Detail A few hours per week - times are negotiable.
Age 19+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Caring Support
Skill(s) Coaching, Interpersonal Communication, Plan & Co-ordinate, Respect
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website http://volunteervictoria.bc.ca/access-program/
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Mary Ann Snowden
Phone 250.386.2269
Address 620 View Street Victoria, V8W 1Y5
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