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Position #: 1884
OrganizationQueen Alexandra Centre for Children's Health and Mental Health and Substance Use
Position: MHSU PROGRAM VOLUNTEER - ISLAND HEALTH- MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE USE
Location: Various locations
Impact Statement: The Mental Health and Substance Use Volunteer Program creates opportunities for community members to volunteer with individuals impacted by mental health and substance use. Volunteers help clients reduce boredom and isolation by engaging them in activities such as arts and crafts,puzzles and games.
Description: Volunteering takes place in MHSU facilities in the Greater Victoria Area. We are looking for volunteers to fill a variety of roles. Must have prior experience or lived experience ( must be clean & sober).

The Mental Health and Substance Use Volunteer Program is recruiting volunteers for a variety of activities for inpatient and outpatient mental health programs.

We are looking for:

GAMES FACILITATOR. We are looking for a volunteer to engage volunteers in games and puzzles in a variety of inpatient, withdrawal management settings.

ARTS AND CRAFTS FACILITATOR. Looking for a volunteer who can support a facilitator with their arts and crafts program. No previous experience required.

Various times and locations available.
Training Details: See above
Working Conditions: Volunteers can expect a Volunteer Assignment Guide ( role description) and an orientation and training day.
Minimum Duration: 7 - 12 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Health Care/Emergency
Skill(s): Collaboration, Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Interpersonal Communication, Conflict Resolution, Creative Thinking, Problem Solving
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: https://www.islandhealth.ca/volunteer-resources/volunteer-opportunities/volunteer-queen-alexandra-centre-childrens-health
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Zinnia Clark
Address: Various locations Victoria, V8N 4A9

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