Cancer Support- Childcare Volunteer

(Nanny Angel Network)

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Position ID: V-OSH0301 Last Modified: 25 Nov 2021 Last Full Update: 25 Nov 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactAkashdeep Dhillon, Volunteer Recruitment Specialist, Nanny Angel Network; Phone: 416-730-0025 ext 7; Email: akash@nannyangelnetwork.com
DutiesNanny Angels provide free, specialized in-home relief 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 * kindly note, the role is not that of a babysitter, housekeeper, or personal assistant – a Nanny Angel’s primary focus is engaging and supporting the children * 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 * four (4) hours of childcare service per week to the same family * volunteers are matched with families based on compatibility and location within the Greater Toronto Area boundaries 
 
COVID-19 considerations: Personal Protective equipment, sanitizer and sanitizing wipes provided * all volunteers are required to wear a mask at all times, observe social distancing and go through a screening questionnaire prior to their volunteering shift * To learn more about our Covid-19 policies, please visit our website at www.nannyangelnetwork.com
More Info Linkwww.nannyangelnetwork.com
BenefitsNanny Angels receive specialized training including children’s grief and bereavement and receive the support of NAN’s Child Life Specialist throughout their volunteering time.
ClientsNanny Angels provide free, specialized in-home relief 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.
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Families ; Groups ; Individuals ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestChild & Family Services ; Child Care ; Group / Family Volunteering ; Youth Engagement ; Youth Services
Skills/ExperienceCreativity ; First Aid ; Listening Skills ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Number of PositionsGreater Toronto Area 
 
160 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is required
Additional RequirementsIndividuals with one year of recent (within three years) paid or volunteer experience with children * must be willing to get a valid Vulnerable Sector Screening clearance and current First Aid/CPR-Level C * must be able to engage children and adapt engagement approach based on age and ability * experience supporting children requiring special learning accommodations (an asset) * be physically able to care for children, including standing, lifting, bending, and kneeling as required * must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
Agency Details
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Organization NameNanny Angel Network
Office Phone416-730-0025
Fax416-730-8963
E-Mailvolunteer@nannyangelnetwork.com
Websitewww.nannyangelnetwork.com
Address & Map
1000 Sheppard Ave W, Suite 100
Toronto, ON M3H 2T6
 
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