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Position: 2617 - Charity Bingo Volunteer
Organization: Victim Services of Peel
Position Address: RAMA Bingo, 2295 Battleford Rd, Mississauga, ON, Canada
Location: Mississauga
Accessibility: Partially Accessible Workspace
Ideal for: Individual, Newcomers, Older Adults
Description
> Bingo volunteers share information about our organization with the guests. They also provide general customer service, deliver food orders, call back Bingos and balls tickets, assist with clean-up, and answer or redirect questions about the game and/or Bingo Hall procedures and regulations.

>> This role is best suited to an individual with either an outgoing personality, or the ability to interact comfortably with people of all ages and backgrounds. As well as being an onsite representative for our agency, the volunteers' interactions with staff and patrons should contribute to a positive, engaging overall atmosphere and experience for all. Please note that this position requires that the representative remain standing on the Bingo floor for the duration of the session (3.5 hours), moving throughout the Bingo Hall.

>>> Victim Services of Peel will be at Rama Mississauga 2 weekdays a month, beginning in December, 2019. Shifts will be 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm, and the days of the week will be confirmed in September, 2019. Successful candidates can select the shifts they are interested in based on their availability.


PLEASE 'CLICK ON' the yellow box 'Apply Now!' (above or below) , to access the VOLUNTEER APPLICATION FORM. COMPLETE IT, 'save' it, then EMAIL it to volunteer@vspeel.org. Thank you!

Goal
Since 1986, Victim Services of Peel, in its charitable capacity, has been the only around-the-clock crisis intervention agency in the region to support residents who become victims as the result of crime, personal tragedy, including sudden loss of loved ones.

By giving hope through education and support, while promoting healing through counselling and advocacy, we can empower victims and prevent further trauma.

Agency Charity Bingo volunteers are needed to represent Victim Services of Peel at the Rama Bingo Hall, located at 2295 Battleford Road, in Mississauga.

The funds our agency receives from Charity Bingo are allocated to direct support of our clients' emergency needs in the immediate aftermath of crisis or tragic circumstances.

Benefits
+ Volunteering is good for your mind and body (an exercise in health and wellness)
+ Volunteering can advance your career/build your resume
+ Volunteering offers vital help to people in need, and it advances worthwhile causes within your community
+ Volunteering strengthens your ties to the community and broadens your support network, exposing you to people with common interests, while enhancing neighbourhood resources, and it often involve fun and fulfilling activities

Position Qualifications
The role includes the following requirements:

● Ability/commitment to be a personable onsite representative ('ambassador') for our agency
● Through positive, helpful interactions with staff and patrons, beneficial contribution to the overall atmosphere and experience for all
● Ability to remain standing (and mobile) throughout the usual 3.5 Bingo sessions conducted by the Hall
● Reliable/punctual, organized, able to strictly comply with the schedule indicated for the organization
● Compliance with OLG dress code guidelines (golf shirt provided)
● Compulsory attendance at an OLG training session before working their first Bingo shift

PLEASE NOTE that volunteers in this role will NOT be required to handle cash or 'call'/supervise Bingo games. The mandatory 'Police Check' is part of the volunteer screening process.

Min Age: 18    Police Check: Yes

Time Commitment
Duration:Medium Term (4 - 6 months)
Start Date:2019-12-05
Anytime
The shifts are twice per week per month from 12:00 pm to 3:30 pm. The specific days of the week will be confirmed in September, 2019, and volunteering will start in early December, 2019.

Training
Orientation and training for the role will be provided to successful applicants.

Area(s) of Interest: Fundraising, Customer Service, Food Services, Information & Referral Services, Marketing/Promotion
How to Contact
: Send an Email Message
Social Media
: http://www.vspeel.org
: https://www.facebook.com/Victim-Services-of-Peel-327191540727283/?fref=ts
: https://twitter.com/VictimServPeel
: https://www.linkedin.com/company/10384887?trk=vsrp_companies_res_name&trkInfo=VSRPsearchId%3A2289095221469125660174%2CVSRPtargetId%3A10384887%2CVSRPcmpt%3Aprimary


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