Childminding volunteer - For ESL program

(Shelldale Family Gateway)

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Position ID: V-GUE2863 Last Modified: 11 Jan 2019 Last Full Update: 11 Jan 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactAmy Piccin, Volunteer Coordinator Assistant, Shelldale Family Gateway; Phone: (519) 824-8498; Email:
Duties• Comfort with assuming responsibility for the safety and security of young children 
• Ability to work in a team, open to new ideas, a variety of cultures, and family customs/structures 
• Healthy physical condition, keen patience and enthusiasm to work with young children 
• Excellent listening and communication skills (languages other than English an asset)  
• Strong problem solving skills 
• Comfortable working with newcomer families and children 
Duties and Responsibilities 
• Provide a fun and safe environment for children to learn and grow 
• Change diapers or assist children with toileting 
• Supervise snack/feed young children 
• Support staff during circle time, singing, story time, etc.
BenefitsBuild relationships with children and families, connect with new comer families and children, be a part of a community
ClientsChildren aged 0 to 6 years old. Must be comfortable working with ESL children.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+)
Areas of InterestChild & Family Services ; Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Translation / Languages / Interpretation
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group ; It depends on how many parents are in the program on the amount of children that would attend.
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesFriday: Morning
SeasonsSpring ; Fall ; Winter
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features
Location20 Shelldale Cres, Guelph On, N1H 1C8
Number of PositionsGuelph 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
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Start DateOn or after 21 Sep 2018
End Date31 May 2019
Display Until31 May 2019
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Organization NameShelldale Family Gateway
Office Phone519-824-8498
Address & Map
20 Shelldale Cres
Guelph, ON N1H 1C8
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