Childcare Volunteer

(Nanny Angel Network)

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Position ID: V-OSH0765 Last Modified: 11 Mar 2019 Last Full Update: 11 Mar 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactAngie Destefano, Manager of Volunteer Engagement, Nanny Angel Network; Phone: 416-730-0025 ext 7; Fax: 416-730-8963; Email: volunteer@nannyangelnetwork.com
DutiesProvide free, specialized in-home relief childcare for children 0-16, as support for mothers who have been diagnosed with cancer, for those requiring palliative care and for families requiring additional relief during the bereavement period  
 
Nanny Angels offer fun, educational, creative, and safe experiences for the children in their care * Nanny Angels role is to engage and support the child(ren) with four hours of childcare service per week to the same family 
 
Volunteers are marched with families based on compatibility and location within Durham Region
More Info Linkwww.nannyangelnetwork.com/get-involved/
BenefitsGives mothers and families peace of mind during a time of upheaval * receive extensive training in understanding cancer, bereavement support and self-care
ClientsNanny Angels provide free, specialized in-home relief childcare for mothers of young children and their families who have been diagnosed with cancer
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women
Areas of InterestArts & Crafts ; Child & Family Services ; Child Care ; Distress / Crisis / Bereavement Support ; Games ; Recreation & Sports
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills - Must be strong ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Working with Children - Must have professional childcare experience ; Must be legal resident of Canada * physically and mentally fit to provide unsupervised child care * one year of recent professional childcare experience --nannies, teachers, social workers, nurses, Early Childhood Educators * students of these programs * those with extensive camp counselling experience
Commitment LengthLong Term (Minimum of 6 months)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group - Families with more than one child
Minimum Hours4 / Week
Dates and TimesMon-Sun morning, afternoon and evening * volunteer to pick times that works with their schedule
SeasonsYear Round
LocationHomes of clients in Durham Region
Number of PositionsAjax ; Bowmanville ; Brock ; Clarington ; Durham Region ; Oshawa ; Pickering ; Port Perry ; Scugog ; Uxbridge (Township of) ; Whitby 
 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation - In-person 3 hour training/orientation session ; Training is required ; Training on-going ; Grief and Loss training
TransportationVolunteer to provide their own transportation * transportation costs (bus fare, gas mileage) reimbursed
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsCPR & First Aid Certificate (which can be arranged through NAN) * Vulnerable Sector police check * status - legal resident of Canada * physically and mentally fit to provide unsupervised care for children * Grade 12 or equivalent * mandatory attendance at Nanny Angel Network training * verifiable references 
 
Visit the website, complete the application * additional questions can be directed to Angie volunteer@nannnyangelnetwork.com
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Start DateOn or after 14 Jan 2019
End Date30 Jun 2019
Agency Details
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Organization NameNanny Angel Network
Office Phone416-730-0025 Ext 7
Fax416-730-8963
E-Mailangie@nannyangelnetwork.com
Websitewww.nannyangelnetwork.com
Address & Map
1000 Sheppard Ave W, Suite 100
Toronto, ON M3H 2T6
 
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