Wednesday, September 20 2017, 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
116 Days until this Event
We're currently looking for volunteer to provide interpretation service to seniors in Downtown and Toronto West area.
Carefirst interpretation service is to help remove the language barrier of the seniors at their medical and social service visits so that they understand the information given. Prospective volunteers are required to complete the service training provided by
Trained volunteer will expect to meet the senior at hospital, medical clinic or government office and provide translation service. Service schedule is arranged by Carefirst's case worker (with Monday to Friday being most common) as per the senior’s request.
Each visit usually occupies 3 to 4 hours.
Requirement for this role:
- Registered as a Carefirst volunteer
- Fluent in English and one of our targeted languages (Cantonese or Mandarin)
- Good listening, observation and communication skills
- Maintain clients’ confidentiality
- Caring, patient and details oriented
- Ability to make decisions in crisis situations
- Able to work under minimum supervision
Upcoming Interpretation Service Training:
Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Venue: Carefirst One-Stop Multi-Services Centre
Address: 300 Silver Star Blvd.,Scarborough
THIS IS AN ONGOING OPPORTUNITY - based on case worker's arrangement. Training will be hosted once a year.
If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity, please send an email to Carefirst Volunteer Development & Coordination Department:
Tuesday, July 4 2017, 10:00 AM to Monday, October 30 2017, 4:00 PM
Gilda's Club Greater Toronto - Development Dept
For the 9th year in a row, Gilda's Club Greater Toronto will be 1 of the 185 charities participating in the annual Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, 1/2 Marathon and 5K Charity Challenge on Sund...
Tuesday, July 11 2017, 8:30 AM to Monday, July 24 2017, 6:00 PM
We are currently looking for volunteers for a two week camp as we are hosting 45+ Chinese exchange students and their teachers to tour university campuses, go on day trips, go camping and explore everything Toronto has to offer.
Its a unique oppor...
Egale Youth OUTreach (EYO) is looking for dedicated volunteers to offer peer support to queer and trans youth.Volunteering at EYO is a great learning opportunity for folks hoping to work with queer and trans youth in a social service setting. At EYO...
The TriMentoring Program is partnering with the City Adult Learning Centre (CALC) and Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office (TNO) to provide academic support through helping high school students with their homework and sharing their experiences as post ...
Volunteers needed to work with adult learners to develop stronger reading, writing, comprehension, computer, and/or math skills to pursue their goals of employment, secondary and post-secondary education opportunities, and greater independence.
**LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE**
Yorktown Child and Family Centre takes pride in our tradition of providing high quality programs that are responsive to the specific needs of the communities we serve. Yorktown has an exciting opportu...
The Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario (POGO) champions childhood cancer care. When a child is battling cancer, we ensure that the child has lifelong access to the best care for the best possible outcomes. POGO leads a unique and impactful pediatri...
Hospice Toronto is seeking In-home Hospice Volunteers! Adding Life to Days... Started 25 years ago, Hospice Toronto is Toronto’s first volunteer and community-based, not for profit, in-home hospice palliative care program. In-home Hospice volunteers...
The Youth Mentorship Program at the Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture is a program that enables survivors of war and torture between the ages 12-25 gain the support of a mentor. It is a one year program where the mentor provides one-on-one supp...