(Back Door Mission for the Relief of Poverty)

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Position ID: V-OSH0299 Last Modified: 23 Nov 2021 Last Full Update: 23 Nov 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactJoan Gilmore, Lead Program Coordinator, Back Door Mission; Phone: 905-728-4664
DutiesGeneral volunteers do a variety of tasks including food service * dispensing pantry goods * monitoring washrooms * coat check * and various other odd jobs.
More Info Linkwww.backdoormission.ca
BenefitsVolunteers work as a team and build lasting relationships with other volunteers, staff, and members of the street-engaged community * valuable work experience is acquired * great for resume-building.
ClientsMembers of the street-engaged community.
Ages18 year(s) - 100 year(s)
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a physical disability ; Men ; Women ; Couples ; Individuals ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups ; Court-ordered community service hours
Areas of InterestDonations - Clothing, Men's ; Donations - Clothing, Women's ; Donations - Food, Non-Perishable Items ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Life Skills Support ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Poverty & Homelessness ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work
Commitment LengthShort Term ; Long Term (Minimum of 6 months) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon ((9-1, 1-5)) 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon ((9-1, 1-5)) 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon ((9-1, 1-5)) 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon ((9-1, 1-5)) 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon ((9-1, 1-5)) 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon ((9-1, 1-5)) 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon ((9-1, 1-5)) 
We are willing to work with individual's availability if our standard shifts of 9-1 or 1-5 do not fit with someone's schedue.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityPartially Accessible ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
Number of PositionsOshawa 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Training on the job ; Training on-going ; An orientation/interview is provided * training instructions are written at each station * new volunteers are paired with experienced ones.
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckNot Required
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameBack Door Mission for the Relief of Poverty
Address & Map
66 Simcoe St S
Oshawa, ON
Canada L1H 4G3
Mailing Address66 Simcoe St S 
Oshawa, ON 
Canada L1H 4G3

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