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Position Number: 2462
Position Title: Program Assistant - Dazzling Seniors (Hindi/Punjabi speaking)
Organization Name: MIAG Centre for Diverse Women & Families
Area(s) of Interest: Culture & Heritage, Office Administration, Customer Service, Event Planning, Food Services, Program Coordination, Senior Support, Volunteer Coordination, Multilingual
Position Description: The role of 'Program Assistant - Dazzling Seniors' principally involves:

● Assisting the project coordinator with filling the forms
● Translating from English to Hindi or Punjabi
● Preparing the refreshments and light clean up
● Participating in activity session as needed
● Provides administrative support to coordinator, including maintaining the filing system, and tracking client participation

PLEASE APPLY AT YOUR EARLIEST OPPORTUNITY (and no later than May 31, 2019)
Goal of Position: MIAG is a non-profit community organization which addresses community needs and identifies gaps in delivery of vital services. We ensure the active participation of diverse communities including women, youth, seniors, and persons with disabilities in our society through empowerment, innovation, and well-being based programs and services.

Our 'Program Assistant' has an important role in delivery of MIAG's programs, including 'Dazzling Seniors', designed to promote the health & wellness of seniors.
Position Benefits: By volunteering at MIAG, you will be making a valuable difference in the lives of others (notably seniors), and you will be contributing to a good cause. ALSO:

> If you are new to Canada, volunteering will help you gain Canadian work experience
> Opportunity to learn/enhance 'customer service', 'office admin', 'program delivery', 'seniors' assist' skills/experience (add to your resume)
> You may include yourself in, and benefit from, the many training programs offered at MIAG
> Meet new people and build your professional or social network
> Secondary school students may earn hours towards their '40 hour' community service graduation requirement
Training Details: Volunteer will be advised of Orientation training session dates.
Position Qualifications: ● Minimum age - 16
● Length of volunteer engagement requested - 6 months
● Oral communication skills in Hindi or Punjabi
● Organized, with ability to multi-task
● Friendly, engaging, empathetic, and happy to volunteer to assist seniors
● Appreciation for clients from diverse cultural backgrounds
Time Commitment: Monday Morning, Tuesday Afternoon
Duration: Medium Term (4 - 6 months)
Time Detail: Twice a week for 6 months (usually Monday morning and Tuesday afternoon)
Application Due Date: 2019-05-31
Start Date: 2019-04-12
End Date: 2019-10-11
Min Age: 16
Ideal for: Individual, Placement & Co-Op Students, Newcomers
Location: 3034 Palstan Road, Suite M3, Mississauga, Ontario
Geographical Area(s): Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon
Police Check: No
Accessibility: Fully Accessible Workplace
Special Accommodations: Bus tickets will be provided as needed
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How to Contact
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Social Media
Website: http://www.miag.ca
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MIAGCentre
Twitter: https://twitter.com/MIAGCENTRE

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