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3132 - Cancer Support - VIRTUAL Childcare Volunteer - Ongoing Need
Position Address:
'Virtual', from the volunteer's residence
Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon, Virtual


Make a Difference in a child's life, Become a Homework or Activity Angel!Do you want to support families living with cancer? Are you willing to commit 2 hours of virtual support per week to a child in need? Join Nanny Angel Network as we lessen the impact of cancer on families through our virtual support programs. The Nanny Angel Network (NAN) offers rewarding volunteer positions for those who are looking to make a difference in the lives of families. Homework and Activity Angels provide virtual childcare support for parents who have been diagnosed with cancer, for those requiring palliative care and for families requiring additional relief during the bereavement period. Homework and Activity Angels lessen the impact of cancer on families, by engaging children in homework-aid and/or age-appropriate activities to help reduce any stress or anxiety they may be experiencing due to their parent's illness or death.By meeting weekly, building trust, and having fun, our Angels help parents gain the confidence and peace of mind to rest or attend appointments, knowing their children are cared for and supported by knowledgeable and compassionate volunteers. Our Angels receive specialized training and the support of NAN’s Child Life Specialist throughout their volunteering time.


Nanny Angel Network is actively recruiting passionate, committed volunters, ages 16 and over, who believe that they can engage virtually with children in a variety of educational and recreational fun activities that will be welcome childcare for a family during their mother's cancer treatment and recovery.

Suitable candidates for a minimum 6 MONTH PERIOD will provide TWO (2) HOURS of virtual childcare per week to the same family.

PLEASE APPLY by no later than July 6, 2022. PLEASE CLICK the yellow box 'Apply Now!' (above/below) to gain immediate online access to the Nanny Angel volunteering webpage and APPLICATION PROCESS *. (Select: 'BE A HOMEWORK ANGEL-Greater Toronto Area (GTA)' or 'BE AN ACTIVITY ANGEL- Greater Toronto Area (GTA)', then create a MY IMPACT account and complete the application.

If you do not have a volunteer 'profile' with Volunteer MBC, create one (incl. upload of your resume into your 'profile'), and after that you'll be able to use the 'Apply Now!' feature! If you have questions about this volunteering opportunity, see How to Contact (below). Don't delay. Do it, TODAY!


Angels will learn and grow their compassion and their ability to work with children from their experiences with these children and their families.


  • Minimum Age - 16
  • You are requested to volunteer in this 'role' for a MINIMUM of 6 MONTHS (see TIME COMMITMENT, below)
  • Passionate and committed to be an active, dedicated Nanny Angel, you've the capacity to engage children and adapt engagement approach based on age and ability
  • Experience supporting children requiring special learning accommodations (an asset)
  • Reliable access to the Internet and to devices/software needed for this 'role'
  • Police Vulnerable Sector Check and Proof of Vaccination required

There’s a family in your community waiting for their very own Angel! 

Min Age: 16   
Police Check: Required   
Driver's Licence: Not required   
Proof of Vaccination: Required

Time Commitment
This is a Long Term (More than 6 months) commitment
Shifts are available Anytime

FLEXIBLE, subject to a minimum of 2 HOURS PER WEEK, scheduling to be arranged with the family matched to you.


ORIENTATION and TRAINING provided by Nanny Angel Network.

More Details
Areas of Interest: Arts & Crafts, Education & Learning, Healthcare, Parent & Child Support, Youth Mentorship
Accessibility: Unknown, Fully Accessible Workplace
Ideal for: Individuals, Co-op Placements, Older Adults
Apply before: 2022-09-28

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