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Playgroup Assistant


Organization: Carlington Community Health Centre

Commitment: Long term (6 months to a year)

Availability: Days

Language Preference: Other Languages an asset

Number of Positions Available: 4

Location: Ottawa - West

Deadline: Dec 15, 2019


Team: Parent-Child
Days: Mondays - Fridays
Time: Mornings or Afternoons
Minimum commitment: Three months

Description of Volunteer Role:
• Assist with the physical set up of room and any activities.
• Promote reading among participants.
• Prepare snacks and clean up after preparation.
• Assist with cleaning and putting away items after the sessions, including toys, dishes, floors, surfaces.
• Promote safety during the playgroup.

• Ability to work in a challenging environment
• Demonstrated genuine interest in children and children’s activities
• 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.


Volunteer Coordinator


Ext: 265


Volunteer Opportunity Address
Multiple locations in Ottawa-West


Good for people interested in: Teaching/Tutoring; Health Care; Arts, Crafts and Photography; Mentoring

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

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Volunteer hours, community engagement, childcare experience

Organization category: Health

Volunteer Considerations

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

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes