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Position # 3815
OrganizationSaanich Recreation and Community Services
Position Older Adult Drop-in Social Host - Gordon Head - Saanich Older Adult Programs
Location Gordon Head Recreation Centre, Lambrick Way, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement To strengthen and connect community through recreation volunteerism.
Description Come help support the Drop-in Social Program. Our group of participants are super fun, enjoy chatting and playing games, and are very social! We are looking for a volunteer to be a reliable, welcoming and helpful addition to Saanich recreation centres, enabling Older Adults to enjoy connecting in a public space.

The role is to host, or assist in hosting, weekly social drop-ins at Gordon Head for those 55yrs+ on Tuesday afternoons from 12:30 - 3:15pm

The host works in collaboration with the Programmer I Older Adults Services and any other volunteers at that site to facilitate Older Adults using the space for games, connection and socializing including coffee/tea and light snacks.

We are able to accommodate volunteers appointments and vacations.
Training Details -Police Information Check (free of charge)
-Site and Program Orientation
-Child/Vulnerable Persons Protection Training
-Meet and Match with Program Supervisor
Working Conditions .
-Indoors in multi-purpose rooms/community centre spaces with a kitchen, seating and games
-Operate mostly unassisted or alongside other volunteers (staff is always available if needed) (leader can at times be offsite)
-Sitting, standing, moving around, in close proximity to others, constantly connecting with the group
Minimum Duration 4 - 6 months
Timing Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail Tuesday afternoons 12:30 - 3:15pm @ Gordon Head Recreation Centre
Age 19+
Ideal for An Individual, ESL/EAL
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Senior Services
Skill(s) Interpersonal Communication
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website https://www.saanich.ca/EN/main/community/get-involved/volunteer-in-saanich.htmll
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Chantal Knorren-McGrath
Phone 250-475-5502
Address 780 Vernon Avenue Victoria, V8X 2W6


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