Organization: Ottawa Chinese Community Service Centre
Commitment: Short term less than 6 months
Availability: Weekends; Flexible
Language Preference: English
Number of Positions Available: 15
Location: Ottawa - Central
Deadline: Mar 22, 2018
Volunteer Opportunity Address
2000-400 Cooper Street
Good for people interested in: Mentoring
You will be working with: Visible Minorities or New Canadians
How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
What's in it for you?
•The satisfaction of helping a mentee reach their professional goals
•An expanded network of professional colleagues
•Recognition at work for participation in a job-related activity
•Recognition and the opportunity to serve the community
•Increased self-esteem, self-confidence and affirmation of professional competence
Volunteer Mentors will learn and develop career and cultural competencies, leadership and community building skills, strategies for community inclusion, a method for assessing IEP competencies and contributions, strategic research methodologies, confidence building techniques, trust and listening skills.
How will the organization benefit?
The support of volunteer mentors makes our program stronger, allowing us to help our clients more efficiently.
Participants benefit from the rich professional experience of the mentors, and learn from them the value of volunteering and giving back to community.
Our clients gain:
- Individual recognition, encouragement, and support
- Increased self-esteem and confidence when dealing with professionals
- Confidence to challenge oneself to achieve new goals and explore alternatives
- A realistic perspective of the workplace
- Advice on how to balance work and other responsibilities and set priorities
- Knowledge of workplace "do's and don'ts"
- Experience in networking
Organization category: Social services
Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days
This position would be great for - Seniors
Police record check required: Yes