Program Link Ambassadors (Chinese Speaking)
Program Link Ambassadors (Chinese Speaking)
Organization types: Community and Social Services
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: April 22, 2022
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Description

The position supports the Link2Wellbeing: Social Prescribing for Older Adults project. Responsibilities include:
• Meet with the centre’s designated staff to understand who the client will be and their interests in being part of the centre
• Meet with the potential client (online or by phone) to complete the client intake form and to explore specific areas of interest
• Match client with programs of interest and/or other services offered by the centre
• Follow up with the client at intervals outlined in the client intake form and potentially accompany them to a program (e.g., online, by phone and/or in person)
• Ongoing contact with the centre designate about the project and participant needs and interests
• Other duties as required
IMPORTANT: Please note that this position requires the volunteer to have the ability to speak Cantonese and/or Mandarin. See Linguistic Profile Requirement below.

• Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
• Self-motivated and able to work independently
• Reliable with good organizational skills
• Good listening and interview skills to assist with matching older adults and program
• Experience with computers and virtual applications (e.g., Zoom) is an asset
• Comprehensive knowledge about the centre’s programs and services (Information and training will be provided)

Schedule:

• Based on project needs and number of clients referred, flexible schedule

Technology:
• A working phone, Internet at home, Basic knowledge of the Zoom platform to assist clients participate is an asset

Skills/Abilities:
• Must be able to perform duties in a manner that is non-judgemental and hold the belief that diversity makes us stronger

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
Opportunity to stay engaged during the pandemic Opportunity to give back to the community Opportunity to share and build existing skills Opportunity to build new skills Opportunity to gain new skills towards career development
Volunteer location:
Virtual

Contact

Alvis Choi
@Somerset West Community Health Centre
613-492-4233
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​2-3-weeks

Details

Number of Positions Available: 2

Volunteer Considerations

  • Police record check required
  • This position can accommodate persons with a disability
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