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Position: 1815 - Office Administrative Volunteer - Programs Department (Mississauga location)
Organization: Kidney Foundation of Canada, Ontario Branch
Position Address: 1599 Hurontario Street, Suite 201, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Location: Mississauga
Accessibility: Partially Accessible Workspace, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Wheelchair Accessible Parking
Ideal for: Individual, Newcomers, Older Adults
Description
> Why we need your assistance:
- We are looking for a volunteer possessing organizational and time management skills, who will assist with the preparation and completion of office related tasks with the Programs Team

> Position Details:
- Preparing shipments and mail outs (main focus of this role)
- Other duties include: filing/scanning; counting and banding brochures; data entry; filing and photocopying; organizing and maintaining storage areas
- Support staff (use well known Microsoft Office software)

We desire to fill this volunteering opportunity WITHOUT DELAY.

Create a volunteer 'profile' with Volunteer MBC (INCLUDE your resume in your 'profile'), THEN click the yellow box 'Apply Now!', above, to gain immediate access to the Foundation's VOLUNTEER APPLICATION FORM. Download it, complete/sign it, SCAN it, then attach it, your resume, and a covering letter to an email addressed to: Monica Sulej, Programs Administrator [monica.sulej@kidney.on.ca ]. Thank you!

Goal
The Kidney Foundation of Canada is the national health charity committed to kidney health and to improving lives for all people living with kidney disease. Our vision for the future is an enduring legacy of those dedicated volunteers who, 50 years ago, started out with a compelling cause and the resolve to make a difference.

We are looking for at least 2 volunteers to fill the important role of Office Administrative Volunteer, who will assist, and be responsible for, the Programs Department at our very active and engaged Mississauga Office.

The role is an excellent opportunity for a keen volunteer who seeks to acquire solid experience in office administration and customer service within an established not-for-profit office setting, plus gain exposure to our community programming initiatives.

Benefits
+ Add to your organizational skills/experience in an office setting
+ Gain confidence through application of 'office administration' and 'customer service' in a sophisticated office setting (add to your resume)
+ Learn about quality community programming from experienced Foundation staff
+ 'Network' with those who are involved with, and committed to, The Kidney Foundation of Canada (build your 'contacts')
+ Enjoy the camaraderie of being part of dedicated team

Position Qualifications
● Length of volunteer engagement - 6 months (see 'Time Commitment', below)
● Prior experience in an office setting is an asset
● Strong oral/written English
● Comfortable with fundamental computer skills (incl. Microsoft Office applications, Internet, email, etc.)
● Committed to following direction, plus learning new skills as you go
● Organized, with attention-to-detail
● Ability to volunteer collaboratively as part of a team, plus be independent
● Occasional light lifting of boxes is part of this role
Min Age: 18    Police Check: No

Time Commitment
Duration:Medium Term (4 - 6 months)
Due Date:2019-11-18
Start Date:2019-09-16
Tuesday Morning, Tuesday Afternoon, Wednesday Morning, Wednesday Afternoon, Thursday Morning, Thursday Afternoon, Friday Morning, Friday Afternoon
PLEASE NOTE: We require a 6-month commitment, and MINIMUM VOLUNTEERING of ONCE A WEEK for 2 - 3 hours
VOLUNTEER OFFICE HOURS: Tuesday through Friday, from 9AM - 4PM

Specific weekly scheduling is FLEXIBLE, to be arranged with successful applicants.



Training
Orientation will be provided by Programs Administrator.
Training appropriate for the role will be provided by a designated staff member and peer volunteer.

Area(s) of Interest: Office Administration, Customer Service
How to Contact
: Send an Email Message
Social Media
: http://www.kidney.ca/ontario
: https://www.facebook.com/kidneyfoundation
: https://twitter.com/kidneycanada


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