Volunteer Facilitator for Support Groups

Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
Parent Support Services of BC
  • Community Outreach
  • Counseling
  • Mediation / Facilitation
On-going (More than 1 year)
  • British Columbia - Vancouver & Lower Mainland
2019-05-062019-06-16

Are you someone who has:

  • Good listening & interpersonal skills
  • An interest in supporting parent/caregiver and child relationships
  • Basic understanding of child development & parenting issues
  • Willing to do some community outreach & development activities

Benefits of this training:

  • Initial facilitator training provided along with continuing education opportunities
  • Develop skills for career and personal growth
  • Support families in your community
  • Letter of reference upon request (minimum 1-year commitment)

Our parenting Support Circles are for parents, grandparents, and other caregivers in different communities throughout BC. Our Circles are based on a self-help, peer support model which provides a safe space for Circle members to get together and discuss their strengths, challenges or concerns about their parenting role; builds a supportive network & skills; receives emotional support; develops self-advocacy skills; empowers and boosts self-esteem; and helps create a healthier living environment for all families.

We ask our volunteers to commit 3-5 hrs a week for a minimum of 1 year. This allows our facilitators to develop relationships with the support circle participants within the context of the circle.

We’re currently looking for volunteers to fill positions in:

Vancouver: Looking for English, Spanish & Mandarin speakers

Burnaby: Looking for English, Spanish & Mandarin speakers

Surrey: Looking for Filipino, English, Hindi & Punjabi speakers

Coquitlam: Looking for Korean speakers

Richmond: Looking for Filipino speakers

To apply online, visit https://www.parentsupportbc.ca/volunteer/

For more info, Contact Daniela https://www.parentsupportbc.ca/staffs/daniela-alvardo-torres/

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