Volunteer to support Canada’s response to COVID-19 and receive the Canada Student Service Grant.

If you’re a registered post-secondary student or a recent graduate, you can help your community by volunteering with a local organization. In recognition for your service, you can receive a grant of between $1,000 and $5,000.

Join the PHC team as a volunteer student and gain valuable experience working in a non-profit environment.

The following jobs are available:

- Food Program Assistant

- Seniors Activities Program Assistant

- Office Reception Assistant

4-10 hrs weekly.

Visit: https://www.jobbank.gc.ca/volunteer/initiative to register. Make sure you’re eligible before you apply to become a volunteer, as all the opportunities advertised on I Want to Help were created to support the Canada Student Service Grant.

All Canadian students and recent graduates who meet the eligibility criteria can receive the Grant for volunteering between June 25th and October 31st, 2020.

Food Program Assistant

Support the Food Program team by assisting in the garden, food bank grocery box program, and the community food recovery program. You will be involved in garden tasks, food handling, storage, and packing. Some data collection and reporting is required and you will be working both individually and in a team.

Seniors Activities Program Assistant

Join a small team of staff and volunteers supporting frail isolated seniors. You will be involved in meal preparation, activity coordination, technology support, exercise and special activities. You will assist with those who need help on and off the bus, engage seniors in conversation. Some data collection and logistical supports.

Office Reception Assistant during COVID-19

Work with PHC teams to assist with answering phone, photo copying, greeting participants, promoting COVID-19 protocols, data collection, media support and program logistics

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on Gabriola Society

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