West End Seniors’ Network (Reception Volunteer at Barclay Manor)

Organization Name: West End Seniors’ Network
Opportunity Title: Reception Volunteer at Barclay Manor
Category: Administration / Clerical / Office
Commitment: Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: January 10, 2022
End Date: January 1, 2023

Email: volunteers@wesn.ca
Website: http://wesn.ca
Details:
  • Background/police check required
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

Our Mission:

To enhance the quality of life of older adults by providing social, recreational, educational, and supportive programs and services that foster connection and inclusion in the broader community.

Description:

This volunteering role provides reception duties for WESN staff, members and clients at Barclay Manor in the West End.

Time Commitment:

One shift a week of 4 hours. Either from 9am-1pm or 1pm-5pm during weekdays

Responsibilities & Duties:

The responsibilities and duties of this role include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • To log time spent volunteering using the Volunteer Hours Report Form.
  • To answer and direct phone calls.
  • To register members and clients for programming over the phone and in person.
  • To greet and assist with WESN’s member, volunteers, and clients.
  • To make reminder and cancellation calls to registered participants
  • To issue and record annual WESN memberships.
  • To assist program setup and attendance taking.
  • To assist with newsletter sorting and bundling on a monthly basis.
  • Shredding, filing, and photocopying, as required.
  • To assist with other administrative tasks, as required.

Skills Required:

  • Positive, friendly, ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Self starter, willing to use initiative and capable of working with minimal supervision.
  • Attention to detail and able to follow instructions closely.
  • Good communication skills with ability to state needs and clarify questions with staff.
  • Good organizational skills
  • Experience of working in an office environment
  • Strong phone skills, ability to operate a multiline phone
  • Fluent and confident in written and spoken English

 Benefits: 

  • Position training provided, as necessary.
  • Learn office skills and be comfortable working in an office environment.
  • Make a positive difference and contribute to the health and wellbeing of older adults in your community.
  • Be invited to volunteer appreciation events.
  • Upon request, a reference letter after 3 months of dedicated service.

Other Requirements

Successful completition of a Criminal Record Check to volunteer with vulnerable adults.

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