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Volunteer Child Care Provider

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Volunteer Child Care Provider
Date Posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Organization Name: Nanny Angel Network (NAN)
Organization Contact: SaraJoy Turner
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: Our volunteers (Nanny Angels) provide free virtual specialized childcare support for mothers who have been diagnosed with cancer, for those requiring palliative care, and for families requiring additional support during the bereavement period. Nanny Angels help children by providing a sense of normalcy and routine. They lessen the impact of cancer on families by engaging children in enjoyable, age-appropriate activities to help reduce any stress or anxiety they may be experiencing as a result of their mom’s illness or death. What volunteers of our charity contribute to their communities is incredibly unique!
Type of Organization: Child and Family Service
More Info Link:
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Adult (18 +)
Duties / Roles / Activities: Through weekly virtual interactions building trust and having fun, Nanny Angels help mothers gain the confidence and peace of mind to rest or attend appointments, knowing their children are cared for and supported by knowledgeable and compassionate volunteers.
Sample Tasks:
Dates & Times:
  • Daytime
  • Evening
  • Weekend
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
  • Any Dufferin
  • Orangeville and area
  • Shelburne and area
  • Grand Valley and area
Wheelchair Accessibility: No
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): No
Does this opportunity relate to COVID-19: No
Commitment Length / Duration: Moderate Term (3 months to 1 year)
Training Required:
  • First Aid
  • CPR training
  • Other
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expired Saturday, May 30, 2020
Areas of Interest:
  • Support for Children / Youth
  • Support for persons with disabilities
  • Education / Mentoring / Tutoring
  • Community and information services for the general public
Skills / Experience: One year of recent professional or volunteer childcare experience
Minimum 18 years of age
Vulnerable Sector police clearance (CPIC), current CPR and First Aid training
Able to make a minimum 6 month commitment to 4 hours per week
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