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Outreach Display/Volunteer
(Wellwood Resource Centre of Hamilton)

Position ID: 2329 Last Modified: 06 Nov 2012 Last Full Update: 06 Nov 2012
Opportunity Details
ContactMs Rachel Murphy, Manager of Volunteers, Wellwood Resource Centre of Hamilton; Phone: 905-337-8870 ext 202; Email:
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Duties* Attend functions with the Wellwood display as pre-determined by the coordinator. 
* Act as a representative of Wellwood at such events. 
* Review email/voice mail messages on a regular basis for outreach opportunities as shared by the outreach coordinator. 
* Respond by email or voice mail to confirm your participation in events you have chosen. 
* Gather more information about the specific event from the coordinator or Program Director. 
* If working alone or with a partner, arrange with the office to pick up the display for the event. 
* At the event, answer questions about Wellwood programs and services, hand out materials and make referrals. 
* Arrange for the return of the display to the Wellwood office.
BenefitsConnecting individuals and groups to a resource in which they can benefit greatly from.
ClientsPeople affected by cancer.
SeasonsYear Round
Location501 Sanatorium Road, at Rice Avenue, Hamilton
AccessibilityAccessibility may vary depending on the location of the event.
Number of PositionsHamilton Mountain: 15 individual(s)
Ages18 year(s) and up
Commitment LengthTIME REQUIRED:  
Varied hours – approximately 2 to 3 hours per month or less.
TrainingTraining is provided - Training is provided by Wellwood.
TransportationOn Bus Route - On the 33 Sanatorium and 41A Mohawk bus routes.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one - One to one with clients.
Police CheckNot Required
Volunteer CategoriesEvents Coordination ; Public Relations ; Set up/Clean up
Skills/ExperienceSKILLS NEEDED: 
* Pleasant, welcoming style. 
* Knowledge of Wellwood’s many programs and services. (Will be taught.) 
* Access to a car is an asset but not necessary. 
* Physical ability to transport and set up Wellwood’s display to and from events. 
* Positive presence from Wellwood at events in the community. 
* Observation by co-leader. 
* Periodic observation and coaching as required by Volunteer Committee member.
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Organization NameWellwood Resource Centre of Hamilton
Address & Map
Juravinski House
501 Sanatorium Rd
Hamilton, ON L9C 0C3
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Office Phone905-667-8870