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About the Position
Position # 211
OrganizationGrande Prairie and Area Safe Communities
Position Program Support Assistant - Home Alone Safety Program
Location 10318 92 Street, Grande Prairie, AB, Canada
Impact Statement By volunteering your time with Grande Prairie & Area Safe Communities you are helping to provide important safety education and working towards reducing the numbers of preventable injuries in our community.

There is always room for new volunteers!
Description Help build confidence and keep children safe in our community by volunteering to assist with the Home Alone Safety Program. The program is offered 1 - 2 times per month and is a 4 hour commitment for volunteers. Sessions are held on Saturdays, school holidays or school PD days. Volunteers can choose scheduled program dates that work for their schedule. Background checks are required for program support assistants.

Volunteers duties include:
Light cleaning/sanitizing
Welcoming children as they arrive and ensuring they sanitize, have a mask and have passed the COVID screening.
Directing Children to their table
Hand out and pick up papers
Sharpen pencils
Assist children with reading/comprehension
Assist with crowd control
Assist with set up for program
Assist with clean up after program
Other related tasks.

First aid training is not required but is an asset.
Training Details Orientation with Executive Director in advance of first program session. Job Description provided. On-the-job training.
Working Conditions Mainly indoor classroom setting. Masks are required at this time due to COVID. A short period of time outdoors, occasionally, if weather permits. A combination of standing, walking and sitting. Work as a team member with the program facilitator.
Duration 7 - 12 months
Timing Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening
Time Detail Program sessions occur once to twice per month. Volunteers would be expected to assist with a minimum of 4 sessions per year.
Each session would have a minimum volunteer commitment of 4 hours. Extra volunteer time is available if the volunteer is willing to assist with more of the set up and or clean up for the program.
Age 16+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Accessibility Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest Children/Youth, Communication/Public Relations, Health Care/Emergency
Skill(s) Supervision, Verbal Communication, Accountability, Empathy, Respect
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website http://www.gpsafecommunities.com
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Cindy Blinston
Phone 780-402-2818
Address 10318 92 Street Grande Prairie, T8V 5K9


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