Cancer Support - VIRTUAL Childcare Volunteer
(Nanny Angel Network)
Opportunity Details: Cancer Support - VIRTUAL Childcare Volunteer
|Contact||Alanna Iammarino, Manager of Volunteer Experience, Nanny Angel Network; Phone: 416-730-0025 ext 6; Email: email@example.com|
|Duties||Homework and Activity Angels provide 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 * Homework and Activity Angels lessen the impact of cancer on families, by engaging 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 (2) hours of childcare service per week to the same family.|
|More Info Link||https://nannyangelnetwork.com/apply/|
|Benefits||Our Angels receive specialized training and the support of NAN’s Child Life Specialist throughout their volunteering time|
|Ages||16 year(s) and up|
|Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours||Yes|
|Suitable For||Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Families ; Individuals ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups|
|Areas of Interest||Child & Family Services ; Child Care ; Education Support (Early Years) ; Education Support (Elementary / Secondary) ; Health Care ; Youth Engagement ; Youth Services|
|Skills/Experience||Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; First Aid ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience|
|Commitment Length||Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Minimum commitment 6 months|
|Interaction Level||Virtual Volunteering|
|Minimum Hours||2 / Week|
|Number of Positions||Greater Toronto Area
160 individual(s) needed in total.
|Training||Orientation ; Training is provided|
|Additional Requirements||Must be able willing to undergo an Enhanced Police Information Check * must be able to engage children and adapt engagement approach based on age and ability * experience supporting children requiring special learning accommodations (an asset) * must be a minimum of 16 years of age.
How to apply:
1. Please apply by visiting https://nannyangelnetwork.com/apply/
2. Select: "BE A HOMEWORK ANGEL-Greater Toronto Area (GTA)" OR b. "BE AN ACTIVITY ANGEL- Greater Toronto Area (GTA)"
3. Create a MY IMPACT ACCOUNT and complete the application