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Position #: 730
Organization1Up Victoria Single Parent Resource Centre
Position: Reception Volunteer - Peer Helper Program
Location: 602 Gorge Road East, Victoria, BC, Canada
Impact Statement: 1Up Victoria Single Parent Resource Centre is a registered non-profit charity that has been committed to providing support to one-parent families across Greater Victoria since 1978. Offerings include: counselling sessions, access to essential items, a mentorship program, education programs, support groups, resource referrals, and a peer helper volunteer training program.
Description: A Reception Volunteer helps keep the centre running smoothly by assisting with the general operations and organization of the front desk area. Job duties include: greeting visitors and members, answering telephone and in-person inquiries, providing general information about 1Up programs and services, assisting with membership intake, explaining 1Up centre-use procedures, and sharing information about community resources.
Training Details: Training and orientation will be provided by the Volunteer Coordinator.
A 12-hour training will be held over a period of 4 weeks during daytime business hours. Weekend intensive trainings are also sometimes available.
Working Conditions: Requirements of Volunteer:
•Reliable, organized and strong attention to detail
•Ability to work effectively with the public in a friendly and patient manner
•Ability to organize and carry out duties independently
•Skills working in collaboration with others
•Personal commitment to learning about single parents
•Previous office or reception experience an asset
Minimum Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening
Time Detail: •Flexible during business hours
•3.5 hours/shift, 1 shift/week
•Minimum 6-month commitment
•Job position will be located at 1Up
Age: 19+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Leadership/Management, Office Work
Skill(s): Customer Service, Interpersonal Communication, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Problem Solving, Empathy
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://singleparentvictoria.ca
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Carla Green
Phone: 2503851114 Ext. 233
Address: 602 Gorge Road East Victoria, V8T 2W6


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