Wish Grantor

(Make-A-Wish Canada)

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Position ID: V-OSH1276 Last Modified: 12 Mar 2019 Last Full Update: 11 Mar 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactKaren Kwapien, Manager, Volunteer Services, Make-A-Wish Canada; Email: karen.kwapien@makeawish.ca
DutiesWith a volunteer wish granter partner, help to grant the wish of children in Durham Region * visit the children and understand the reason for the child's most heartfelt wish * complete and submit wish paperwork * create wish enhancements, special touches to keep the children excited about their wish throughout the process * solicit in-kind gifts * plan a 'send off' or 'presentation' party for each wish as appropriate * develop rapport with the child and the family and liason between chapter staff and the wish process * other duties as necessary and appropriate
ClientsChildren ages 3 - 17 living with a critical illness
Ages25 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Men ; Women
Areas of InterestEvent Coordination & Support ; Health Care ; Program Coordination / Support ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperienceConfidentiality ; Creativity ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Working with Children
Commitment LengthLong Term - Minimum 1 year commitment, chance to renew annually
Interaction LevelWish Grantors work in pairs
Minimum Hours25 / Year
Dates and TimesGenerally evenings and weekends
SeasonsYear Round
LocationAt the homes of Make-a-Wish children and families in Durham Region
Number of PositionsAjax ; Brock ; Clarington ; Oshawa ; Pickering ; Scugog ; Uxbridge (Township of) ; Whitby 
 
14 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationDriver License required ; Car required
Application Deadline30 Jun 2019
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsPolice check must include vulnerable sector check
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameMake-A-Wish Canada
Toll Free Phone1-888-822-9474
E-Mailkaren.kwapien@makeawish.ca
Websitewww.makeawish.ca

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