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Volunteer Positions

Central Community Health Centre

Are you interested in working in an organization where the team and professional standards are highly valued, where quality of care and the quality of employee working life is respected?

Central Community Health Centre (CCHC) is a non-profit, charitable, community governed organization dedicated to providing the best possible programs and services for our clients and our community.


Position: Systems Navigator – Volunteer – 3 to 3.5 hours per week

Role Description:

The Service Navigator position provides an opportunity to address real and systemic barriers to services that may be amplified by poverty, inequity and intersecting personal identities by:
• Engaging clients through empathetic, supportive, open-minded, and non-judgmental communication and support.
• Provide transportation assistance and accompaniment to government offices.
• Assist clients with applications for identification and services, both online and paper based.
• Troubleshoot when applications are not accepted.
• Facilitate payments for clients without income or low income, such as ODSP, CPP, CPP-D or OAS
• Identify other community resources in place to assist clients


Position: Cook/Baker – Volunteer – Occasional Monday-Friday

Join us in making a difference in our community through your passion for cooking and baking!

Role Description:

We are seeking enthusiastic and service-oriented volunteers to assist with meal preparation, baking, and related tasks for our programs and special events. This is a wonderful opportunity for individuals who have a passion for cooking and baking and wish to contribute to the community by providing nutritious and delicious meals to our clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with staff and volunteers in meal and baked goods preparation for programs or events.
  • Set tables, serve meals, and provide refreshments to clients if required.
  • Maintain cleanliness of dishes, utensils, and work surfaces.
  • Comply with health and safety regulations to ensure a hygienic kitchen environment.
  • Uphold client confidentiality and privacy.
  • Create a welcoming dining experience.
  • Record and submit volunteer hours accurately.
  • Demonstrate reliability and punctuality.
  • Report to the Dietitian and/or Program Coordinator and collaborate with CCHC staff.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to follow recipes and cooking/baking instructions.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Friendly and positive attitude, with strong teamwork capabilities.
  • Commitment to food safety and hygiene standards.
  • Genuine interest in meal preparation and baking.
  • Experience in meal preparation and baking (preferred, but not required).
  • Willingness to undergo WHMIS training (if not certified).
  • Food Handler training program completion (preferred).

Position: Driver – Volunteer

2nd Tuesday of the month, 9 AM – 2 PM (with potential for involvement in other programs)

Role Description:

We are seeking a compassionate and reliable Volunteer Driver to join our team and provide transportation for our Seniors Social Program.  As a Volunteer Driver, you will be an essential part of our efforts to enhance the quality of life for seniors in our community by ensuring they can attend our valuable programs and services. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Safely transport clients using CCHC vehicles to and from various program locations within the catchment area.
  • Perform basic safety checks, maintenance, and record-keeping for the vehicle.
  • Comply with all traffic regulations and maintain a professional demeanor.
  • Complete and manage a driver’s log and vehicle checklists, reporting any issues promptly. 
  • Fuel vehicles at the end of each assignment.
  • Record and submit volunteer hours accurately.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding client information.
  • Aid riders as needed, ensuring their comfort and safety.
  • Communicate effectively with the CCHC regarding any changes or incidents.
  • Greet clients and visitors warmly and professionally.

Qualifications:

  • Valid Class G Ontario Driver’s License with a clean record for at least three years.
  • Minimum age of 25 or at least 9 years driving history.
  • Proof of insurance.
  • No health conditions that impair driving ability.
  • Annual driver’s abstract and vulnerable sector police check.
  • Friendly, welcoming demeanor and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Punctual and able to remain calm in emergencies.
  • CPR and First Aid Certification.

Please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence to: hiring@centralchc.com

CCHC is committed to fulfilling its obligation to employees in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Human Rights Act of Canada, and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and the Employment Standards Act of Ontario.

Central Community Health Centre is an equal opportunity employer. We believe diversity among our staff and volunteers enriches our organization and enhances service to our clients.

Thank you to all who apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

CCHC encourages a scent-free environment. Employees, students, volunteers, and visitors are asked to refrain from wearing fragrances and other scented personal care products (i.e., perfumes, deodorants, lotions, hairspray, etc.) while at the Centre.

COVID 19 is an ongoing concern. All staff, contractors, students and volunteers are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (which includes all recommended doses and boosters), subject to human rights exemptions. If onsite, all individuals must complete a self assessment using the following link https://covid-19.ontario.ca/screening/worker/ and email results to covid19@centralchc.com

Upcoming Events

Event Name:
World Hepatitis Day
When:
July 28
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International Day of Friendship
When:
July 30
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Event Name:
Client Appreciation BBQ
When:
August 21 @ 11:30 am
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