We are seeking dedicated volunteers to help enhance the lives of the people we support. We offer a range of volunteer opportunities, such as residential and virtual visits, recreational activities, photography, helping at a DASCH hosted event, and many more! We value and appreciate each one of our volunteers and are so thankful for the difference each one is making. Volunteering at DASCH is a great way to meet new people, form new friendships, and have fun!
Volunteers in this position will spend quality time interacting one-on-one with the people we support in a casual setting. This may include reading, playing games, baking, community events or other interactive activities that the people we support can look forward to.
We aim to match your interests and personality to best align with the interests and personality of a person we support.
Your volunteer schedule as a Social Visits Volunteer is dependent on several factors, such as your availability, the schedule of the person we support, and how often you wish to volunteer.
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If over the age of 18, DASCH requires a Criminal Record Check (CRC), Adult Abuse Registry Check (AARC) and Child Abuse Registry Check (CARC), and at least 2 reliable references prior to commencement of volunteering.
For ages 14-17 years, DASCH requires at least 2 reliable references prior to commencement of volunteering.
DASCH will accept existing CRC, AARC and CARC if dated within 3 months of your application date. You may be required to apply for a CRC in-person if you have lived in the province of Manitoba for less than 1 year. CRC can be obtained in-person at 245 Smith Street, Winnipeg. You may also apply for a CRC online, with a valid credit card, at https://policeinformationcheck.winnipeg.ca/.
Please note that obtaining these documents is not a guarantee for a volunteer role.
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