Humane Education Volunteer - Extracurricular Programs

(Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line)

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Position ID: V-CWD0405 Last Modified: 01 Mar 2020 Last Full Update: 01 Mar 2020
Opportunity Details
ContactAdrienne Thorp, Volunteer Coordinator, Georgian Triangle Humane Society; Phone: 705-445-5204 ext 230; Email: volunteer@gths.ca
DutiesHumane Education Volunteers 
- Extracurricular Programs are responsible for supervising youth enrolled in GTHS after-school and / or summer programs (such as our Pet Sitters Course, the Junior Volunteer Program and Big Brothers Big Sisters visits). 
- Duties include assisting with running programs at the direction of the Humane Education Coordinator or Humane Education Assistant, working with children to direct their activities, ensuring the animals are being handled compassionately, answering questions that arise and helping to create a fun, encouraging learning environment. 
- Content for assigned classes / workshops and all the resources required will be provided, in addition to training to be an effective Humane Education Volunteer
More Info Linkhttps://www.gths.ca/volunteering/humane-education-volunteer-extracurricular-programs/
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Men ; Women ; Individuals
Areas of InterestAnimal Services ; Child & Family Services
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Working with Children ; Vulnerable Sector Police Check is required
Commitment LengthCommitment must be for the length of the program signed up for: 
• Pet Sitters Course runs from 4–6pm on 7-8 consecutive Thursdays at the Animal Centre 
• Junior Volunteer Program runs from 4–5:45pm on 7-8 consecutive Tuesdays at the Animal Centre 
• Big Brothers Big Sisters visits, as requested (usually once or twice a month for 2 hours from 6–8pm
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours2
Dates and TimesTuesday: Afternoon 
Thursday: Afternoon 
 
• Pet Sitters Course runs from 4–6pm on 7-8 consecutive Thursdays at the Animal Centre 
• Junior Volunteer Program runs from 4–5:45pm on 7-8 consecutive Tuesdays at the Animal Centre 
• Big Brothers Big Sisters visits, as requested (usually once or twice a month for 2 hours from 6–8pm
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityNot Applicable
LocationCollingwood
Number of PositionsCollingwood: 4 individual(s) 
 
4 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationOwn transportation required
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsVulnerable Sector Police Check required
Agency Details
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Organization NameGeorgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
Office Phone705-445-5204
Toll Free Phone24 hr reporting animal abuse or neglect Ontario wide: 310-7722 * 310-SPCA
E-Mailinfo@gths.ca
Websitegths.ca
Address & Map
549 10th Line
Collingwood, ON L9Y 0W1
 
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