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Child Care Volunteer – “Safe Steps”

The Position

To positively engage and support children who are receiving services from Women’s Crisis Services of Waterloo Region and provide support to the group facilitators of the “Safe Steps” program.

Time Commitment
  • Once a week for three hours (Mondays 5:00pm-8:00pm), for three ten-week sessions over the year
  • At the “Safe Steps” group location which is currently offsite in Kitchener

Key Responsibilities, Tasks and Duties
  • Providing safe child care to young children whose families are attending the group
  • To role model kindness, respect and responsibility.
  • To lead children in their efforts to clean up the playroom
  • To assist group facilitators
  • Lead activities such as games, crafts, free play time

 

Requirements

  • Understanding of the effects of domestic violence on children
  • Experience working with children who have high needs

Additional Information

Support

The Clinical Support Worker will provide primary support for these volunteers.

Orientation/Training

  • AODA, CPR, Health and Safety
  • Anti-oppressive practice training
  • Active listening skills training

Age Requirement

18+

Dress Code

In accordance with the Dress Code policy of WCSWR

Certificates 

  • Police Record Check – Vulnerable Sector

How To Apply

Please submit resume to:

Joyce Birnstihl

Human Resources Specialist

joyce.birnstihl@wcswr.org