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Position #: 2289
OrganizationVictoria Disability Resource Centre
Position: Increase Your Employability Skills Through Volunteering! - Volunteer Skills Development Program
Location: 817A Fort St.
Impact Statement: Are you eager for an opportunity to learn and practice office skills for future employment? Are you interested in working in a fun, light-hearted environment with lots of wonderful people? Are you looking for a way to contribute and give back to the persons with disabilities community? If so, then consider registering with the Volunteer Skills Development Program at the Victoria Disability Resource Centre!

The VDRC aims to promote the independence of persons living with all forms of disabilities, and at the heart of this are our wonderful volunteers. The Volunteer Skills Development Program offers a wide range of opportunities for individuals to help with the daily operations of our organization and, in the process, develop valuable skills and practices that many prospective employers look for in job applicants.
Description: Positions currently being filled by volunteers include front desk reception, parking placard sales desks, administrative assistance, IT support, computer tutoring, and information and referral services. All these positions provide valuable experience in customer service and gaining knowledge of community resources. There will be plenty of opportunity to develop crucial office skills, such as data entry and file management, as well as practice utilizing several Microsoft Office programs, namely Excel and Access Database. You may even have some of your own ideas on how you would like to volunteer and we are always open to exploring new and innovative ideas.

If you're interested in signing up for the Volunteer Skills Development Program, please check us out at http://drcvictoria.com/volunteer/

or contact us:

Christopher Wooding
Volunteer Coordinator
Victoria Disability Resource Centre
817 A Fort Street, Victoria


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Training Details: All volunteers will go through an orientation period and receive thorough training on their position and the organization.
Working Conditions: A bright, light-hearted office space with a warm and friendly staff.
Minimum Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: One three and a half hour shift per week
Monday to Friday
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual, ESL/EAL
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Support volunteers with special needs, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers and ESL
Area(s) of Interest: Office Work
Skill(s): Community Knowledge/Awareness, Sensitivity, Accountability, Empathy, Respect
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://www.drcvictoria.com
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Christopher Wooding
Phone: 2505950044 Ext. 109
Address: 817A Fort Street Victoria, V8W 1H8
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