Volunteer Position: Mothers of Multiples Program Assistant

Volunteer Position: Mothers of Multiples Program Assistant
Location:   900 Merivale Road
Team:   Parent-Child
Days:   4th Monday of every month
Time:   10 a.m. to 12 noon
Minimum commitment:   3 months
Volunteer will report to:  Team Administrative Assistant

Goal of the program:
The Mothers of Multiples Group is a breastfeeding mother-to-mother support group. The group is open to all mothers of multiple children. Mothers are invited to a safe space where they can connect & discuss their challenges and experiences.

Description of Volunteer Role:
• Assist with registration of participants
• Assist with the physical set up of room and any activities.
• Promote play among children
• Assist with cleaning and putting away items after the sessions, including toys, dishes, floors, surfaces.
• Promote safety.

Qualifications:
• Ability to work in a challenging environment
• Demonstrated genuine interest in children
• Good communication skills, ability to speak in English (other languages, such as Somali, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, an asset)
• Caring, patient, non-judgmental, and understanding of children and children’s needs
• Punctual, reliable, and dependable.
• Sensitive to multicultural issues
• Sensitive to issues facing low-income population.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to obtain an appropriate Police Records Check.

Contact Volunteer Coordinator volunteering@carlington.ochc.org