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Digital Connection Support Volunteer

(Guelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Healthy Living)

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Position ID: V-GUE3185 Last Modified: 07 Jan 2021 Last Full Update: 07 Jan 2021
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementCommunity members are connected to resources.
ContactHannah Senitt, Coordinator of Volunteer Resources, Guelph Community Health Centre; Phone: (519) 821-6638 ext 326; Email:
DutiesMany of our peer supported programs like Yoga, Zumba and Mindfulness have moved to a virtual platform! Volunteers are needed to assist staff and program leaders with providing online programs or assist clients with one-to-one support in getting connected. This role may include: offering basic tech support, assist with creating email address, software support or loading platforms.  
Volunteers in this role are required to have a good understanding of online meetings and tech problem solving skills. Tech training is not provided. Agency orientation and support are provided.  
Volunteers must have access to a computer and internet.
Sustainable Development GoalsNo Poverty ; Zero Hunger ; Good Health and Well-Being ; Reduced Inequality
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Benefits• Gain experience working in an online setting 
• Gain skills in client service and tech support 
• Be part of a team that is working to offer programs online 
• Learn to adapt your approach when working with people from diverse backgrounds 
• Be appreciated for all of your hard work and commitment 
• Build your network and possibility to gain future reference if needed 
• Have Fun! 
As part of our volunteer appreciation plan, all Guelph CHC volunteers gain access to internal job posting, can sit on various committees and gain access to training opportunities.
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAnyone
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Computers & IT (Software Related) ; Computers & IT (User Support and Training) ; Customer / Sales Services ; Health Care ; Maintenance / Repair ; Pandemic / Coronavirus / COVID-19 Support ; Poverty & Homelessness ; Program Coordination / Support ; Senior's Activity Support ; Volunteer from Home / Virtual
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; General Computer Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Translation & Languages - 2nd Language an asset ; Web & IT
Commitment LengthShort Term (Up to 4 months)
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one
Minimum Hours4 / Week
Dates and TimesFlexible hours, Various program times and volunteer availability
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityNot Applicable
Number of PositionsGuelph 
4 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Tech Training is not provided for this role. Staff support is provided.
TransportationVirtual, work from home.
Police CheckRequired
Agency Details
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Organization NameGuelph Community Health Centre, Guelph - Downtown Location, Healthy Living
Office Phone519-821-6638
Address & Map
176 Wyndham St N
Guelph, ON N1H 8N9
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