One-to-One Support Volunteer

(East Wellington Community Services, Erin - 45 Main St)

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Position ID: V-GUE2869 Last Modified: 23 Aug 2018 Last Full Update: 23 Aug 2018
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementMake a difference in your community!
ContactBarb Carscadden, Manager, Community & Volunteer Engagement, East Wellington Community Services; Phone: (519) 856-2113 * (519) 833-9696; Fax: (519) 856-1498; Email:
DutiesVolunteer will work alongside an adult volunteer with a physical disability in order to facilitate their participation as a front desk receptionist. Reception duties include  
• Provide information and make referrals as required 
· Answer telephone calls and transfer to appropriate staff member 
· Provide assistance to clients using public internet access and/or HRDC site 
· Record statistics of client inquiries for program reporting purposes 
· Maintain pamphlet displays, community information bulletin board, employment bulletin board and backup information files 
· Schedule food bank appointments 
· Receive and send FAX transmissions
More Info
BenefitsFree parking
ClientsAgency clients are residents of East Wellington who are seeking information and referral services and accessing agency programs and services. Volunteer will work directly with an adult, Front Desk volunteer with a physical disability.
Ages18 year(s) - 100 year(s)
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Office Administration ; Reception Support ; Special Needs / Differently Abled
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; General Computer Skills ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours3.5 / Week
Dates and TimesTuesday: Morning, Afternoon (9:00 - 12:30 pm)
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityPartially Accessible
Location45 Main Street, Erin
Number of PositionsErin 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided
TransportationVolunteer must make their own way to volunteer position. There is no available public transportation.
Application Deadline21 Sep 2018
Police CheckRequired
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Start DateOn or after 28 Aug 2018
Display Until31 Dec 2018
Agency Details
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Organization NameEast Wellington Community Services, Erin - 45 Main St
Office Phone519-833-9696
Address & Map
45 Main St
Erin, ON N0B 1T0
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Mailing AddressBox 786 
Erin, ON N0B 1T0