VIRTUAL Homework Help Volunteer

(Nanny Angel Network)

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Position ID: V-OSH0235 Last Modified: 13 Sep 2021 Last Full Update: 13 Sep 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactAkashdeep Dhillon, Recruitment Specialist, Nanny Angel Network; Phone: 416-730-0025 ext 7
DutiesProvide virtual childcare support for mothers who have been diagnosed with cancer, for those requiring palliative care and for families requiring additional relief during the bereavement period * engage children in homework-aid and/or age-appropriate activities to help reduce any stress or anxiety they may be experiencing due to their mom’s illness or death * by meeting weekly, building trust, and having fun, our Angels help mothers gain the confidence and peace of mind to rest or attend appointments, knowing their children are cared for and supported by knowledgeable and compassionate volunteers.  
Provide fun, educational, creative, and safe experiences for the children * minimum six-month commitment to ensure support during the duration of a mom’s cancer treatment and recovery * two hours of childcare service per week to the same family.
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BenefitsOur Angels receive specialized training including children’s grief and bereavement and receive the support of NAN’s Child Life Specialist throughout their volunteering time
Ages16 year(s) - 100 year(s)
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a mental disability ; Persons with a physical disability ; Persons with a visual impairment ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Individuals
Areas of InterestChild & Family Services ; Education Support (Early Years) ; Education Support (Elementary / Secondary)
Skills/ExperienceWorking with Children
Commitment LengthLong Term (Minimum of 6 months)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesFlexible scheduling
SeasonsYear Round
Number of PositionsGreater Toronto Area 
50 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided
Application Deadline31 Dec 2021
Additional RequirementsMust be able willing to get a valid Vulnerable Sector Screening clearance * must be able to engage children and adapt engagement approach based on age and ability * experience supporting children requiring special learning accommodations (an asset).  
Visit the Getting Started page on our website to complete your application and begin the recruitment process
Agency Details
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Organization NameNanny Angel Network
Office Phone416-730-0025
Address & Map
1000 Sheppard Ave W, Suite 100
Toronto, ON M3H 2T6
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