Boxes of Hearts Facilitator

(Community of Hearts Lifelong Learning Centre)

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Position ID: V-GUE0104 Last Modified: 20 May 2022 Last Full Update: 20 May 2022
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementImproving job skills and promoting independence
ContactAlyssa Campbell, Program Facilitation Lead, Community of Hearts; Phone: 519 826 9056; Email:
DutiesWe are looking for passionate volunteers who are able to facilitate and support our Boxes of Hearts Social Enterprise Program! 
-Support individuals with developmental disabilities to gain job skills in a workplace setting 
-Provide instructions on task completion  
-Assure production is meeting Health and Safety standards 
-Provide support to individuals as needed 
-Encourage participation creating the product, packaging and during clean-up 
-Ensure clean up is completed at the end of the evening/lock up 
-Attend beginning, mid, and end semester meeting to discuss progress/support/successes of participants 
-Attend events and sales opportunities and assisting with sales of product  
-Monitor inventory
Sustainable Development GoalsGood Health and Well-Being ; Reduced Inequality
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BenefitsThis is a great opportunity to help members in our community learn job skills and gain job experience in practical ways. You will meet some wonderful community members who are enthusiastic to improve on their skills. You will be helping encourage individuals to become more independent in the workplace, develop their skills, while also having a lot of fun! You would also be supporting an important social enterprise program that benefits Guelph in becoming a more inclusive community.  
This is also a great way to gain more experience in the social services industry and develop your resume/gain a new reference.
ClientsAdults (18+) with developmental disabilities who are working to gain job skills and job experience through community based programs.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with limited mobility
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach ; Food Services / Nutrition ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Special Needs / Differently Abled
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; First Aid ; Leadership ; Planning & Organizing ; Team Work ; Applicants may have an interest in Social Services, Product Sales as well as Training & Education
Commitment LengthShort Term (Up to 4 months) ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelSmall Group - approx. 1-4
Minimum Hours1.5 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Afternoon (3:30 - 5:00 pm) 
Tuesday: Afternoon (3:30 - 5:00 pm) 
Thursday: Afternoon (3:30 - 5:00 pm) 
Must commit to one (1 1/2 hour) volunteer shift per week.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityPartially Accessible
Number of PositionsGuelph 
4 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided
TransportationNear public transit
Application Deadline27 Jun 2022
Additional RequirementsFirst Aid (Contact if support is needed getting certification)  
Safe Food Handling (Contact if support is needed getting certification) 
Proof of Vaccination (2 doses)
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Start DateOn or after 27 Jun 2022
Agency Details
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Organization NameCommunity of Hearts Lifelong Learning Centre
Office Phone519-826-9056
Address & Map
Old Quebec Street Mall
55 Wyndham St N, Unit T28
Guelph, ON N1H 7T8
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Mailing Addressc/o Shera Mekhail