Waypoint Volunteer

(Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care, Penetanguishene - 500 Church St - Atrium Bldg, Volunteer Resources)

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Position ID: V-MID0369 Last Modified: 01 Oct 2017 Last Full Update: 01 Oct 2017
Opportunity Details
ContactDiane Desroches, Talent and Volunteer Services Coordinator, Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care; Phone: 705-549-3181 ext 2219; Fax: 705-549-3446; Email: ddesroches@waypointcentre.ca
DutiesAssist with socialization, integration and reduce stigma at Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care. 
Opportunities include: recreation assistant * helping with income tax completion * entertainers * one on one socialization * education support * Spiritual Care visiting * fundraising * gift shop clerk, 
Bingo Volunteer opportunities available at the Angel Gate Bingo Hall in Penetanguishene.
BenefitsOrientation, training, and educational opportunities, meet new people and experience working in the mental health care field.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Areas of InterestArts & Crafts ; Customer / Sales Services ; Recreation & Sports ; Social Interaction ; Youth Services
Skills/ExperienceAccounting & Finance ; Creativity ; General Computer Skills ; Enthusiastic, Customer Service, Creativity ; General Computer Skills
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group ; Volunteers work directly with patients and clients of Waypoint.
Minimum Hours1 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Flexible to meet the volunteer's schedule.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationWaypoint Centre, 500 Church Street, Penetanguishene, ON
Number of PositionsBarrie ; Christian Island ; Coldwater ; Collingwood ; Midland ; Orillia ; Penetanguishene ; Springwater ; Tay ; Tiny 
30 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job ; Ongoing educational opportunities
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsSensitivity to people with special needs, communication skills
Liability InsuranceAvailable
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Organization NameWaypoint Centre for Mental Health Care, Penetanguishene - 500 Church St - Atrium Bldg, Volunteer Resources
Office Phone705-549-3181
Address & Map
Atrium Building
500 Church St
Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1G3
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