Downtown Youth Centre - Drop-in Program Volunteers

(Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs)

Position ID: V-KNA0199 Last Modified: 01 Nov 2019 Last Full Update: 01 Nov 2019
Opportunity Details
For More InformationPhilippa Putlitz, Program Coordinator, Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs; Email: pputlitz@obgc.ca
Websitewww.boysandgirlsclubs.ca
DescriptionThis is an excellent opportunity for students or graduates looking for experience or networking. This is also a great opportunity for adults who feel that they have the skills to share with the youth we serve. The Drop-In Program provides a safe place to be for youth between the ages of 13-24. 
 
We provide: 
- Access to basic needs, including food, clothing, shelter, access to showers and laundry 
- Supervision and engagement 
- Support, mentoring, and positive relationships 
- Recreational activities and opportunities 
- Life-skills training and employment-seeking support 
- Advocacy and referrals to appropriate community resources 
 
We are seeking volunteers for various roles: 
- house-keeping 
- picking up donations 
- administrative tasks 
- meal preparation 
- mentoring, supervising and engaging youth 
- distributing basic needs items 
- leading or supporting skill-based workshops & activities 
 
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
- Ensure that the Agency’s Mission Statement and Core Values are demonstrated in everyday practice 
- Assist in engaging the youth in a variety of programs and activities.
BenefitsOn the job training, employment opportunities
Skills/ExperienceSome of the skills you may possess include: adaptability, optimism, creativity, energy, and professionalism.
Police CheckRequired
Areas of InterestInformation and Referral ; Leadership ; Life Skills Counselling ; Mentoring Services ; Recreational Activities ; Youth
Agency Details
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Organization NameOkanagan Boys and Girls Clubs
Address & Map
Administration Office
1434 Graham St
Kelowna, BC V1Y 3A8
 
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Mailing Address1434 Graham Street 
Kelowna, BC 
Canada V1Y 3A8
Office Phone250.762.3914
Fax250.762.6562
E-Mailinfo@obgc.ca
Websitewww.boysandgirlsclubs.ca