Volunteer Opportunities

May 4th, 2017 in Latest News Email to a friend 0

Survey Support Volunteer Position

We are looking for a number of volunteers to help us distribute a Client Satisfaction Survey to our clients and support them in completing the survey. The volunteer responsibilities are to sit in our clinical waiting rooms, encourage our clients to fill out the survey and support them with any problems or questions they might have. Some clients might have special literacy needs and will next extra support. The volunteer will guide them through the questions and/or read the questions out loud and record their responses.

We will be distributing the survey through Mon, May 29th – Friday, June 2nd. There will be two shifts 9:00-12:00 am and 1:00-4:00 pm. Volunteers are asked to committee to one shift per month.

Integrated Program Ambassador Volunteer Position

The Ambassadors assist in providing purposeful programming that betters the health and wellness outcomes of our clients and the community. They create a welcoming environment and a sense of belonging for everyone. As well, Ambassadors ensure positive client participation in activities and programs by building relationships and engaging with clients in a meaningful way. Responsibilities/Tasks: • Help with set-up and clean-up as needed. • Welcome the client to the program 15 minutes before the program begins, after they have checked in with reception, and accompany them to the program location. • Assist program facilitators in delivering their programs and encourage client participation. • Promote Health Centre programs and inform clients of services. • Support the clients with building navigation should they need to leave the program and return. • Communicate, enforce and adhere to the client flow chart. • Accompany clients to reception after program.

This position is a weekly commitment (mornings from 9:30-12:30 or afternoons 1-4) beginning the first week after the orientation.

All Volunteers

Volunteers must have strong interpersonal skills and experience working with people living in poverty, experiencing homelessness, newly arriving to Canada and living with chronic conditions, mental health and addictions issues.

There will be a mandatory volunteer orientation held Friday, May 26th from 2:00-4:00.  If this is something you are interested in, please let me know and I will follow-up with a brief phone interview.

If you have not already filled out our online volunteer application form please do so before applying for a position.

Erin Williams

Project and Communications Coordinator

519-660-0874 ex 334  ewilliams@lihc.on.ca