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Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre

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Kristy Taylor
Coordinator of Volunteers and Students
Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre

1365 Richmond Rd., 2nd Floor
Ottawa, ON
Canada K2B 6R7

TEL: 613-820-4922 ext 341
FAX: 613-288-3407

E-mail: info@pqchc.com

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Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years)

At Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre, we provide a range of health, community and social services. Core services include primary care, mental health, child services, multi-cultural programs and community development activities. We are located in the west-end of Ottawa and serves a catchment area characterized by significant cultural, racial and religious diversity. The volunteer program has been in existence since 1996, and has over 480 volunteers registered(59% are New Canadians). A community development, capacity building, and peopled cultured philosophy helps to guide and structure the program by supporting community members in authentic volunteer opportunities.

www.pqchc.com

Volunteer Opportunities

PLEASE APPLY VIA LINK:
https://app.betterimpact.com/PublicOrganization/9a4a39a8-7765-419c-9425-5c40913e8c7c/1

Assist in maintaining the nursery school playground. Duties include:
- Sweeping sand
- Trimming branches
- Gardening
- Weeding
Must be able to bend, lift and be willing to work outdoors. Volunteer required for 2-3 once per week.
Location: 2860 Ahearn Ave.
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
Nous avons besoin de tuteurs académiques dynamiques et motivés à établir des rapports positifs avec les élèves de secondaire.
Principaux sujets d’études secondaires : Alphabétisation, numératie, mathématiques, sciences, anglais, histoire et géographie, gestion, chimie, physique, etc.
Un grand nombre de nos élèves appartiennent aux communautés africaines, caraïbéennes et noires (ACB -African Caribbean Black- community). Par conséquent, nous sommes à la cherche de bénévoles qui s’identifient à ces communautés. Nous cherchons des individus qui serons des mentors auprès des jeunes afin de bâtir des identités culturelles solides.
1- Vous devez remplir le formulaire de demande de bénévolat au : https://www.pqchc.com/fr/benevoles-et-etudiants/
Location: 1365 Richmond Rd
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
Students with Special Needs:
We are currently seeking a friendly and experienced individual with background in teaching and/or lesson planning.
Ability to use a developmental approach to teach reading, writing and spelling, and numeracy with an emphasis on reading accuracy, to help the student develop self-confidence and build phonological and phonemic awareness. Ability to guide and teach youth with special needs.

Commitment:
We are looking for an ongoing, weekly commitment of once a week for 2-3 hours. We would prefer that our volunteers are able to commit to a full school year of tutoring (September-June).

If you are interested, please:
- Fill out an application form (http://www.pqchc.com/volunteers-students/volunteer-application/)
Location: 1365 Richmond Rd.
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
Pathways to Education™ is a program that supports young people from low income communities to complete high school and move onto post-secondary education.
We are currently seeking a friendly and experienced individual with background in teaching and/or lesson planning.
Ability to use a developmental approach to teach reading, writing and spelling, and numeracy with an emphasis on reading accuracy, to help the student develop self-confidence and build phonological and phonemic awareness. Ability to guide and teach youth with mild to moderate intellectual disability. Strong preference for Somali background.
If you are interested, please contact Alejandra at a.calderonruiz@pqchc.com
Location: 1365 Richmond Rd
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
We are looking for motivated tutors/mentors to join our Tutoring team for the 2019/2020 school year. We are looking for French, English and Somali speaking individuals and members of the ACB (African Caribbean Black) community to better support the students we represent.
We are looking for individuals that can support our students with core high school subjects, ie. Literacy and numeracy skills, sciences, history, geography, accounting, ESL and FSL, etc. Successful volunteers for this position will be passionate about teaching and creating positive relationships with underprivileged youth.
Location: 1365 Richmond Rd
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
Application must be submitted electronically by linking to the following: https://app.betterimpact.com/PublicOrganization/9a4a39a8-7765-419c-9425-5c40913e8c7c/1


Adults (ages 18+) from the African, Caribbean, and Black (ACB) community who are willing to be Mentors to African, Caribbean, and Black (ACB) youth ages 12-18.
The Together We Can Mentorship Program focus is to increase a sense of belonging amongst low-income black youth by: (1) building strong cultural identities through exposure to and work with black mentors and; (2) increasing their civic engagement through developing advocacy skills.

Role of Mentor
• Serve as a positive role model and friend.
• Build a kind, considerate, and empathetic relationship with youth
• Attend 3 hour, bi-weekly (total 6 hours a month) group mentorship meetings.
• Mentor a youth for 9 months (September-June).
• Strive for mutual respect.
• Build the self-esteem and confidence of ACB youth.
• Help youth set goals and encourage them to work toward accomplishing them.
• Participating in interactive workshops, trainings and leading sessions.
• Communicate regularly with program staff, submit activity information, and take constructive feedback regarding mentoring activities.
• To be a kind, considerate and empathetic adult in the lives of ACB youth.

Our approach and values
• Maintain a professional and respectful relationship with mentee.
• Be comfortable and able to establish appropriate boundaries.
• Work in a manner that incorporates overall health and recognizes all the areas of a healthy lifestyle.
• Respect and value the diversity of communities and individuals.


Les adultes (âgés de 18 ans et plus) de la communauté Africaine, Caribéenne et Noire (ACB) qui souhaitent devenir mentors de jeunes Africains, Caribéens et Noirs (ACB) âgés de 12 à 18 ans. Le programme de mentorat Together We Can vise à renforcer le sentiment d’appartenance chez les jeunes Noirs à faible revenu en: (1) établissant des identités culturelles solides en s’exposant à des mentors noirs et en travaillant avec eux; (2) en augmentant leur engagement civique en développant des compétences de plaidoyer.

Rôle du mentor
• Servir de modèle et d’ami positif.
• Établissez une relation gentille, attentionnée et empathique avec les jeunes
• Assister à des réunions de trois heures par semaine (total de six heures par mois).
• Mentor un jeune pendant 9 mois (septembre-juin).
• Respect mutuelle.
• Renforcer l’estime de soi et la confiance des jeunes ACB.
• Aidez les jeunes à se fixer des objectifs et encouragez-les à travailler pour les atteindre.
• Participer à des ateliers interactifs, à des formations et à des sessions dirigeantes.
• Communiquer régulièrement avec le personnel du programme, soumettre des informations sur les activités et recueillir des commentaires constructifs concernant les activités de mentorat.
• Être un adulte gentil et empathique dans la vie des jeunes ACB.

Notre approche et nos valeurs

• Maintenir une relation professionnelle et respectueuse avec le mentoré.
• Soyez à l'aise et capable d'établir des limites appropriées.
• Travailler d'une manière qui intègre la santé globale et reconnaît tous les domaines d'un mode de vie sain.
• Respecter et valoriser la diversité des communautés et des individus.

Location: Pinecrest Queensway CHC
1365 Richmond Rd
Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
Veuillez enregistrer sur notre site:
http://www.pqchc.com/fr/benevoles-et-etudiants/benevoles-processus-de-demande/

À la recherche des bénévoles et mentors motives à travailler avec des adolescents.
De lundi à jeudi 19h30 pour une période de 2 à 3 heures
Horaire de service : de 15h30 à 19h30
Emplacements : site principal de Passeport (1365 chemin Richmond) et au “Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa” (2825 avenue Dumaurier).
Venez aider des jeunes à réussir l’école secondaire et à envisager des études au niveau postsecondaire.
Location: 1365 Richmond Rd.
Deadline: Oct 1, 2019
Monday Morning - 10 am - 1pm Only.
PLEASE go to http://www.pqchc.com/volunteers-students/volunteer-application/ to complete our volunteer application!
Supporting the volunteer group who coordinate the food bank located at the Pinecrest Terrace Community, the food bank volunteer will assist with receiving food deliveries, unpacking and organizing food and basic needs items. In addition, the volunteer will welcome residents and create a safe environment (when residents are in the community house)
Location: 1365 Richmond Rd.
Deadline: Sep 28, 2019