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Position # 3839
OrganizationVictoria Cool Aid Society
Position Program Support Volunteer - Downtown Community Centre
Location 755 Pandora Avenue, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement Cool Aid's vision is a community where no one is forced to sleep on the street or go hungry and everyone has the dignity that comes with home, health and connection.

Guiding Principles:
Meet clients where they are at.
Commit to anti-racism, decolonization and cultural humility.
Approach each client with empathy.
Practice integrity and mutual respect in all our relationships.
Advocate for those we serve.
Description The Program Support Volunteer plays a vital role in the daily functioning of the Downtown Community Centre, maintaining a positive and inviting drop-in environment for clients.

Responsibilities include distributing essential items like food, socks, hygiene kits, naloxone kits, dental supplies, and menstrual supplies. Additionally, tasks involve cleaning the kitchen, washing dishes, stocking and maintaining the coffee bar, assembling harm-reduction packs, and connecting with clients.
COVID-19 Vaccination Required Yes
Training Details Online modules followed by in-person training and support.
Working Conditions Drop-in centre kitchen.
Minimum Duration 4 - 6 months
Timing Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail We have available shifts on Tuesdays from 12-3 pm and Fridays from 9-12 pm and 12-3 pm. We are looking for volunteers who can commit to a regular weekly shift for a minimum of 3 months.
Age 19+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Food Security
Skill(s) Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Communicate in Plain Language, Conflict Resolution, Problem Solving, Empathy, Self-Motivation
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website https://coolaid.org/ways-to-help/volunteer/
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Alicia Jones
Phone 778-405-2542
Address 465 Swift St Victoria, V8W 1S2

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