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Position # 2462
OrganizationVictoria Women's Transition House Society
Position Cooks, organizers and Event Volunteers - Women's Shelter
Impact Statement Victoria Women’s Transition House Society collaborates, advocates and educates to address and prevent intimate partner violence and abuse of women and children through supportive shelter, housing, counselling and other community-based services.
Description Do you love to cook? Are you good at organizing? Or are you social and like chatting with the public? Victoria Women’s Transition House has a vibrant and active volunteer program with a team of dedicated volunteers. We are looking to expand our volunteer group to help with meal preparation, general organization in our Emergency Shelter and for volunteers to host the VWTH information table/booth at public events. Comprehensive training is provided.
Training Details Please apply as soon as possible as interviews are being held.
Working Conditions No heavy lifting involved. There are stairs, but also an elevator.
Minimum Duration More than 1 year
Timing Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening, Anytime
Time Detail Cooking volunteers prepare one healthy meal per week. Experience cooking for yourself, friends and/or family is just fine. If you have an organized pantry or linen closet then you have plenty of experience to be an organizer. Event volunteers learn more about the organization during training then answer questions, or refer the questions, while engaging with visitors to the information table. We would be very pleased to have volunteers who could transport the tent/canopy, table, print information signage, etc.
Age 19+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Caring Support
Skill(s) Interpersonal Communication, Public Speaking/Presentation Skills, Sensitivity, Empathy, Respect, Presenting
How to Apply
Application File:
Website http://www.transitionhouse.net/
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Christy Jones
Phone 250-592-2927 Ext. 229
Address #100-3060 Cedar Hill Road Victoria, V8P 5G7
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