Childcare Assistant for WE Breastfeed

(Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Family and Community Health Services)

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Position ID: V-GUE2114 Last Modified: 07 Aug 2018 Last Full Update: 07 Aug 2018
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementPlay with older siblings while Mom gets support!
ContactHannah Senitt, Coordinator of Volunteer Resources, Guelph CHC; Phone: 519-821-6638 ext 326; Email:
DutiesVolunteer will greet mothers and children on arrival and engage with children during the cafe by reading stories, doing puzzles or playing. Volunteers will also assist with set up/clean up of cafe, including preparing the refreshment station.
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BenefitsThis is an opportunity to become involved in the community and be a positive role model in a child's life. To develop and explore career options and enhance a resume. To share energy, enthusiasm, talents and visions. To work with people of different ages from different backgrounds.
ClientsChildren between ages of 0-6 and their parents/caregivers
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of InterestChild & Family Services ; Child Care ; Education Support (Early Years)
Skills/ExperienceConfidentiality ; Customer Service ; Team Work ; Ideal candidates are highly motivated and energetic, are co-operative team members, have good communication and listening skills, enjoy working with families and enjoy working with children.
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long term commitments also available.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group - working as part of a team with staff, other volunteers and students
Minimum Hours3 / Week
Dates and TimesWednesday: Afternoon (Downtown Guelph Communit Health Centre)
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Number of PositionsGuelph: 2 individual(s) 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation - to the GCHC and orientation with the program facilitator. ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Agency and Program Orientation provided. On the job training and ongoing support as needed.
TransportationNear public transit - Bus tickets provided as needed.
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsMust be reliable and able to maintain confidentiality. All volunteers under the age of 16 require a signed parental consent form.
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Display Until28 Dec 2018
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Organization NameGuelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Family and Community Health Services
Office Phone519-821-6638
Address & Map
176 Wyndham St N
Guelph, ON N1H 8N9
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