Family Program Facilitator
Volunteer Types: Mental Health, Mentoring, Special events and festivals
Organization types: Addiction and Substance Abuse, Children, Youth and Family
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: October 26, 2023
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Join Our Team as a Family Program Facilitator at Serenity Renewal for Families!

IMPORTANT* Please send your resume to this application (A lot of the community that we help are indirectly or directly affected by addictions and therefore they are apart of the vulnerable sector). Attached to this email, please answer these questions below:
1. What made you want to volunteer at Serenity Renewal for Families?
2. Can you share any previous volunteer or work experience related to addiction recovery, family support, or any other relevant field?
3.What do you believe are the most significant challenges faced by families dealing with addiction, and how do you see yourself contributing to their recovery and healing process?

About Serenity Renewal for Families:
Serenity Renewal for Families is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing support for individuals and family members impacted directly or indirectly by addictions. We achieve this through various services we offer such as specialized family programs, short-term counseling sessions, adult educational workshops, as well as adult programs.

Position Details:
As a Family Program Facilitator, you will be a pillar of support in running our Strengthening Families Program. Your responsibilities will include assisting in educational sessions, facilitating group activities, and providing guidance and encouragement to families seeking to rebuild their lives. The experience you gain in this role will not only enhance your personal and professional development but also provide you with a deep sense of fulfillment.

Position Requirements:
– Experience with children: While not mandatory, some experience working with children is considered an asset. It can help you connect with and support families more effectively.
– Vulnerable Sector Check: We prioritize the safety and well-being of our clients. Therefore, all volunteers will be required to complete a vulnerable sector check before joining our team.
– Flexibility: Being available for occasional team meetings is essential for effective coordination and collaboration.

Time Commitment:
– This position requires availability on Saturdays during the daytime, as our Strengthening Families Program sessions primarily take place on weekends.

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
Volunteering with Serenity Renewal for Families is not just an opportunity; it's a chance to make a profound and lasting impact on the lives of families in need. By joining our team as a Family Program Facilitator, you will play a vital role in empowering families and individuals to overcome their challenges. This position is especially valuable for those considering a career in the Social Services field, offering hands-on experience and the opportunity to make a meaningful difference.
How will the organization benefit?
The organization, Serenity Renewal for Families, will benefit significantly from the involvement of Family Program Facilitator volunteers. Their assistance allows for more efficient program delivery, expanding the reach of the Strengthening Families Program to support a larger number of families in need. Additionally, it fosters community engagement, builds a positive reputation, and encourages personal growth among volunteers, ultimately contributing to the organization's long-term success and sustainability.
Volunteer location:
404 McArthur Avenue, Ottawa Ontario K1K 1G8


Brittany Duguay
@Serenity Renewal for Families
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This position would be great for: Adults, Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 4
Good for people interested in: Mental Health, Mentoring, Special events and festivals
You will be helping with: Children (0-10 years), Men, Women, Youth (11-15 years), Youth (16-18 years)

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  • Vulnerable sector check required
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