Group Support Volunteer

(Kinark Child and Family Services. Durham Region)

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Position ID: V-OSH0998 Last Modified: 09 Sep 2020 Last Full Update: 09 Sep 2020
Opportunity Details
ContactJune Kinniburgh, Volunteer Programs Coordinator, East Region, Kinark Child and Family Services; Phone: 1-866-929-0061 ext 4324; Email:
DutiesCreate and deliver activities to involve children while parents attend a group * support and assist child and youth workers and/or social workers 
Not currently recruiting
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BenefitsGain experience in a social service setting
ClientsKinark clients, children 12 and under
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestArts & Crafts ; Child & Family Services ; Child Care ; Mental Health / Addictions
Skills/ExperienceCreativity ; Customer Service ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Can be a placement or volunteer experience * education in mental health issues would be an asset
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; One evening a week is required * 2.5 hrs for 8-12 weeks
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours3 / Week
Dates and TimesTuesday: Evening (6 pm-8:30 pm) 
Wednesday: Evening (6 pm-8:30 pm) 
Thursday: Evening (6 pm-8:30 pm) 
One evening each week required
SeasonsSpring ; Winter
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Number of PositionsDurham Region ; Whitby 
3 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsVulnerable Sector police check * up to date immunizations * contact to request an application
Start DateOn or after 02 Nov 2020
Agency Details
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Organization NameKinark Child and Family Services. Durham Region
Office PhoneOffice: 905-668-2411
Toll Free PhoneDurham Program 1-866-929-0061 * Central Intake 1-888-454-6275
Address & Map
Oshawa Centre; 419 King St W
Suite 3550A
Oshawa, ON
Canada L1J 2K5
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