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Position #: 1831
Organization1Up Victoria Single Parent Resource Centre
Position: Clothing Room 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: Clothing Room Volunteers help keep the centre running smoothly by assisting with detailed upkeep and organization of the clothing room and related areas.
Training Details: Training and orientation will be provided by the Volunteer Coordinator. A 12-hour peer helper training will be held over a period of 4 weeks during weekday business hours. Weekend intensive trainings are also sometimes available.
Working Conditions: Requirements of Volunteer:
•Reliable, organized and strong attention to detail
•Skills working in collaboration with others
•Ability to bend, squat, climb stairs and help with moderate lifting
•Personal commitment to learning about single parents
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: 16+
Ideal for: An Individual, ESL
Transportation: On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Retail Sales/Donations
Skill(s): Time Management, Creative Thinking, Problem Solving, Empathy, Respect
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://singleparentvictoria.ca
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Carla Green
Phone: 250-385-1114 Ext. 233
Address: 602 Gorge Road East Victoria, V8T 2W6


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