Organization: Matthew House Ottawa: Refugee Services & Furniture Bank
Commitment: Long term 6 months to a year
Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Days
Language Preference: English
Number of Positions Available: 3
Location: Ottawa - West
Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Volunteer Opportunity Address
340 Legget Dr., Door 53
Good for people interested in: Transportation of goods
You will be working with: Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; 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); Homeless
How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Skills developed and acquired:
-The volunteer gains supervisory experience;
-The volunteer gains experience in a social service environment;
-The volunteer gains the ability to interact with people from diverse cultural and social backgrounds;
-The volunteer gains the ability to work, stay focused and stay organized in a fast-paced environment; and
-The volunteer gains communication and problem solving skills.
Benefits of being a MHO: FB Volunteer:
-Meet enthusiastic and caring individuals;
-Interact with people within your community;
-Learn about different cultures;
-Gain a sense of accomplishment by making a difference in the lives of others;
-Improve upon your self-confidence and self-awareness;
-Laugh and engage in enjoyable activities;
-Utilize your talents and skills; and
-Serve your community.
How will the organization benefit?
Without the assistance of our drivers, Matthew House Ottawa: Furniture Bank would suffer delays in assisting Ottawa's marginalized population create comfortable homes.
Organization category: Development and housing
Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days
This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24
Public transportation available: Yes
Vulnerable sector check required: Yes
Suitable for community service hours: Yes
Police record check required: Yes