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S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Community Support Volunteer Opportunity (COVID-19 Vaccine)

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S.U.C.C.E.S.S.

  • 7 people are interested

We are currently recruiting Community Support Volunteers to help out with our new COVID-19 Vaccine Education Project. We are looking for volunteers to provide accompaniment and basic translation support for seniors, who have difficulty accessing vaccine clinics in metro Vancouver.

The COVID-19 Vaccine Education Project aims to increase immigrants’ knowledge, confidence and accessibility of COVID-19 Vaccines, and reduce barriers to vaccinations by providing accompaniment, transportation and communication support.

Work Location

Metro Vancouver. Volunteers will be matched with clients who are living in the same neighborhoods.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide safe a timely pick-up services to clients to and from vaccine clinics
  • Help with basic translations/interpretations to clients at vaccine clinics

**Access to a personal vehicle is NOT required. S.U.C.C.E.S.S. will arrange transportation for both volunteer and client.

Time Commitment and Schedule

Flexible schedule. Minimum commitment of 3 hours per week

Required Qualifications

  • 19 years old or older
  • Second language (Cantonese, Mandarin, Korean, Farsi or other languages) will be an asset
  • Criminal Record Check Clearance

Desired Qualifications

  • Passionate about helping seniors
  • Good time management skills
  • Excellent listening and communication skills
  • Committed, reliable and responsible

If you're interested please apply here: http://bttr.im/jnmun

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About S.U.C.C.E.S.S.

Location:

28 W Pender Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1R6, CA

Mission Statement

A World of Multicultural Harmony

Description

We are driven by our vision of a world of multicultural harmony and we focus our mission to build bridges, harvest diversity and foster integration through service and advocacy. Our actions are guided by our value of caring, open, respect, ethical, integrity, inclusive and innovative.

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. was founded in 1973 and incorporated in 1974 as a non-partisan and non-profit charitable organization. Initially founded to assist new Canadians of Chinese descent to overcome language and cultural barriers, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. has evolved into a multicultural, multi-service agency assisting people at all stages of their Canadian experience.

Today, the organization is recognized as one of British Columbia's largest social service providers. With over 20 locations, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. proudly services local communities in Greater Vancouver, Fort St. John and overseas in Taipei, Taiwan and Seoul, Korea. Through advocacy, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. is also recognized as a prominent voice of positive social change.

Guided by policies envisioned by a board of volunteer directors elected by the membership, over 400 professional staff and 2,000 volunteers deliver a multitude of services in the areas of settlement, employment, health and housing as well as business, auto insurance, economic, community and social development.

Health & Medicine
Immigrants & Refugees
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Metro VancouverVancouver, BC Canada

(49.28273,-123.12074)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 19
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 hours/week

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