Nanny Angel Child Support Volunteer

(Nanny Angel Network)

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Position ID: V-OSH0765 Last Modified: 18 Nov 2020 Last Full Update: 18 Nov 2020
Opportunity Details
ContactMichelle Laughlin, Volunteer Specialist, Nanny Angel Network; Phone: 416-669-5596; Email:
DutiesProvide free, specialized in-home relief childcare support for mothers with cancer * engage children in enjoyable, age-appropriate activities to help reduce any stress or anxiety they may be experiencing due to their mom's illness or death.  
Nanny Angels offer fun, educational, creative, and safe experiences for the children * Nanny Angels role is to engage and support the child(ren) with four hours of childcare service per week to the same family 
Volunteers are matched with families based on compatibility and location within the GTA 
COVID-19 protocols are strictly enforced * PPE and cleaning supplies provided
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BenefitsGives mothers and families peace of mind during a time of upheaval * receive specialized training in coping strategies and tools, children's grief and bereavement and receive the support of NAN's Child Life Specialist
ClientsNanny Angels provide free, specialized in-home relief childcare for mothers with cancer
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women
Areas of InterestChild & Family Services ; Child Care ; Education Support (Early Years) ; Education Support (Elementary / Secondary) ; Parenting / Foster Care Support ; Student Placement ; Youth & Activity Camp Support ; Youth Engagement ; Youth Services
Skills/ExperienceDependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Patience ; Working with Children - Must have childcare experience ; One year of recent (within three years) paid or volunteer experience with children * mature, reliable and safety conscious * physically able to care for children, including standing, lifting, bending, and kneeling as required
Commitment LengthLong Term (Minimum of 6 months)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours4 / Week
SeasonsYear Round
LocationHomes of clients
Number of PositionsGreater Toronto Area
TrainingTraining is provided ; Scheduled training ; Children's grief and bereavement training * ongoing support of NAN's Child Life Specialist
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsVulnerable Sector police check * be willing to obtain First Aid/CPR certificate 
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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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