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Position # 1909
OrganizationVictoria Cool Aid Society
Position Day Services and Hygiene ( ages 19+) - Rock Bay Landing - Day Services and Hygiene ( ages 19+)
Location 535 Ellice Street, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement VICTORIA COOL AID SOCIETY

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.

Volunteers run many of our programs here at Rock Bay Landing (RBL). Without their time, our clients would be unable to access computer services, hygiene services, clothing and other donations. The time given to us by our volunteers is immeasurably valuable and we appreciate every moment of it.
Description We’re looking for people who would like to help us out in our day services area. This would include: Handing out hygiene supplies & towels, signing folks in and out of showers, and organizing clothing donations and assisting clients in the clothing donation room.

Applicants must be vaccinated. Thank you for your interest and looking forward to hearing from you!
COVID-19 Vaccination Required Yes
Training Details The position is unpaid and there is no charge for the orientation and subsequent training. Volunteers are provided with one meal during their shift from the meal program. Narcan training available.
Working Conditions You would be set up behind a donation counter in the Day Services/Hygiene room. No heavy lifting required. Sorting through donations (lifting up to 5 lbs), folding towels and clothing. Signing people in and out of showers. Staff onsite and close for questions and support.
Minimum Duration 4 - 6 months
Timing Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening
Time Detail A commitment of 2-3 hour shifts: weekly, biweekly or monthly. Shifts available Monday-Sunday between 8 am and 6 pm.
Age 19+
Ideal for An Individual, A Group
Transportation On a bus route
Accessibility Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers and ESL
Area(s) of Interest Food/Hospitality, Health Care/Emergency, Retail Sales/Donations
Skill(s) Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Interpersonal Communication, Time Management, Empathy
How to Apply
Application File:
Website https://coolaid.org/
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Johanna Westerneng
Phone 250-383-1951
Address 535 Ellice Street Victoria, V8T 2G8

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