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Program Coordinator


  • WHERE
    Mississauga, ON
  • WHEN
    Ongoing

COVID-19 notes:

  • We have relaxed criteria for posting volunteer opportunities due to the urgent need for COVID-19 Response. Volunteers are responsible for confirming the legitimacy of the group or organization(s) they are working with. Never hand over money or confidential information to groups looking for volunteers. SPARK does not vett volunteer opportunities on the site. Before agreeing to volunteer, remember to do a background check on the organization and staff you'll be working with. Ensure they are a registered nonprofit and that they are taking appropriate health and safety precautions
  • Please confirm that the organization you want to volunteer with can ensure your safety.

DESCRIPTION

Are you enthusiastic about leading and motivating others to give back, creating a fruitful community? At Fruitful Communities we are looking for Training Volunteers to recruit, lead, train, and support other volunteers for our Virtual Connections Program!

Program Overview:
Virtual Connection for Older Adults was designed to address the need for social participation and inclusion for this population, reducing the impact of isolation and loneliness caused by changing life demands, the Covid 19 pandemic and its aftereffects. Virtual Connections promotes intergenerational learning and engagement connecting older adults with younger adults, promoting volunteerism among both groups. The program will be led by a Leadership Team of 8 Volunteers, 50 Trainer Volunteers supporting our Connection Volunteers that will be connecting to older adults (seniors) in our community doing various activities including reading, sharing experiences, games, and reflection.

Requirements:
-Be 18 years or older
-Have excellent listening and communication skills
-Be willing to learn
-Willing to follow policies and procedures
-Excellent command of English (written and spoken)
-Any additional languages are assets
-Good computer skills

As a program Coordinator Volunteer for Fruitful Communities you will be responsible for the following responsibilities:
-Plan training sessions and work shops that will be available for online drop-in covering nutrition and meal planning, wellness and exercise, PPE training and maintaining healthy relationships.
-Drop-in to small group training sessions randomly to ensure best practices are being followed in training and support for the secondary volunteers.
-Support the fundraising team to identify and reach out to financial opportunities in the community
-Support the evaluation team to follow through with data collection
-Evaluate data collected to make recommendations or changes to existing or upcoming program

Who You'll be Assisting

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Fruitful Communities

Fruitful Communities is a community services hub where we are committed to ensuring that we provide quality programs and services that meet the needs of our community.


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Who You'll be Assisting

organization logo

Fruitful Communities

Fruitful Communities is a community services hub where we are committed to ensuring that we provide quality programs and services that meet the needs of our community.