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Client Care Volunteer (Day or Evening)


  • WHERE
    Toronto, ON

DESCRIPTION

About Hope Air

Hope Air is a unique national charity that helps Canadians get to medical treatment when they cannot afford to pay for their flights. For many people, the cost of travelling to medical care presents a prohibitive financial challenge. Since 1986, we have proudly arranged more than 100,000 flights nationwide. We operate with a small staff, but are supported by a large complement of volunteers.

Objective

Reporting to the Client Care Director, the Client Care volunteer works on the front-line of what we do, interacting directly with clients, healthcare professionals and other interested parties to help Canadians in need access our flight service.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Entering flight requests in our database
  • Confirming healthcare appointments with hospitals and doctor?s offices
  • Providing clients with their flight information
  • Providing information about Hope Air's programs to clients, healthcare workers, social service agencies and others, and
  • Contributing to various projects as required, based on your skill set and the needs of our organization.

Qualifications

We seek the following skills in our volunteers:

  • Strong communication skills are a must
  • Bilingual (French/English) desirable but not essential
  • People-focused
  • Advanced computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office and working with databases
  • Team-oriented with proactive working style
  • Compassion and sensitivity to work with people in crisis.

    Commitment

     Hours are flexible, with a weekly shift of 3 hours.  We ask that you commit to volunteering for a minimum of 3 months.  Please note volunteering takes place in our office, conveniently located at Yonge and Davisville, anytime between 10 am-7:30 pm Monday-Friday. 

     

    Benefits

     There are many benefits to Volunteering at Hope Air, including:

    • References are provided after completing 3 months of active volunteer service
    • Invitations to volunteer recognition events, as well as other special events throughout the year
    • An opportunity to gain valuable volunteer experience with an established national organization in a fun and engaging team

     

Application and Screening Process

Please submit a cover letter and a copy of your current resume to Silken Chan, Volunteer Coordinator, at schan@hopeair.ca. Phone enquiries will not be accepted. Only suitable candidates will be contacted.

 

 


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Who You'll be Assisting

Hope Air