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Mothers of Multiples Program Assistant

Organization: Carlington Community Health Centre

Commitment: Long term 6 months to a year

Availability: Days

Language Preference: Bilingual

Number of Positions Available: 1

Location: Ottawa - West

Deadline: May 23, 2018

Description

Goal of the program: The Mothers of Multiples Group is a breastfeeding mother-to-mother support group. The group is open to all mothers of multiple children. Mothers are invited to a safe space where they can connect & discuss their challenges and experiences. Description of Volunteer Role: " Assist with registration of participants " Assist with the physical set up of room and any activities. " Promote play among children " Assist with cleaning and putting away items after the sessions, including toys, dishes, floors, surfaces. " Promote safety. Qualifications: " Ability to work in a challenging environment " Demonstrated genuine interest in children " Good communication skills, ability to speak in English (other languages, such as Somali, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, an asset) " Caring, patient, non-judgmental, and understanding of children and children s needs " Punctual, reliable, and dependable. " Sensitive to multicultural issues " Sensitive to issues facing low-income population. " Ability to maintain confidentiality. " Ability to obtain an appropriate Police Records Check.

Contact

Volunteer Coordinator

613-722-4000

Ext: 265

volunteering@carlington.ochc.org

Volunteer Opportunity Address
900 Merivale Road, Ottawa, ON

Details

Good for people interested in: Mentoring; Health Care

You will be working with: Children (0-10 years); Women

Organization category: Health

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - None of the above

Police record check required: Yes