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Position: 2617 - Charity Bingo Volunteer > BINGO begins November, 2021!
Organization: Victim Services of Peel
Position Address: RAMA Bingo, 2295 Battleford Rd, Mississauga, Ontario
Location: Mississauga

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. Charity Bingo Volunteers are needed to represent Victim Services of Peel at the RAMA Bingo Hall, located at 2295 Battleford Road, in Mississauga (see MAP, below). Revenue from Charity Bingo received by Victim Services of Peel is allocated to fund direct support of our clients' emergency needs in the immediate aftermath of crisis or tragic circumstances.


Description

> Bingo volunteers share information about our organization with the guests (players). 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.

>>> Victim Services of Peel will be at RAMA Mississauga 2 shifts a month, beginning in early November, 2021. Shifts will be NOON - 3:30 PM, and will be always take place on Thursdays. Successful candidates can select the shifts they are interested in based on their availability. 

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.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ADVISORY: As required by recently enacted government regulations, we can only engage applicants who are fully vaccinated (2 doses) and can provide acceptable proof. Please apply only if you meet these requirements. Additionally, due to the ongoing presence of the virus and its variants, volunteers will not be required to closely interact with patrons, but rather our volunteers mainly will be at the front door greeting customers and reminding them to sanitize their hands. 

PLEASE 'CLICK ON' the yellow box 'Apply Now!' (above) , to access the VOLUNTEER APPLICATION FORM. COMPLETE IT, 'save' it, then EMAIL it to [email protected]. Your name/contact information will be also sent directly and confidentially to Victim Services of Peel, and the date of your application will be recorded in your 'volunteer profile' with Volunteer MBC. Thank you!


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


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)
  • Compliance with COVID-19 health & safety procedures (see DESCRIPTION, above, and the Advisory, below)
  • Compulsory attendance at an OLG training session before working their first Bingo shift
  • You are able to provide a satisfactory Police Check

PLEASE NOTE that volunteers in this role will not be required to handle cash or supervise Bingo games.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ADVISORY: As required by recently enacted government regulations, we can only engage applicants who are fully vaccinated (2 doses) and can provide acceptable proof. Please apply only if you meet these requirements. Additionally, due to the ongoing presence of the virus and its variants, volunteers will not be required to closely interact with patrons, but rather our volunteers mainly will be at the front door greeting customers and reminding them to sanitize their hands. 

SCREENING will be virtual/remote (Tel/Email/Online interviewing, etc.) After you have completed and email the Application Form, as a precaution, please monitor your 'Junk/Spam' folders and leave space on your voicemail.

Min Age: 18   
Police Check: Required   
Resume: Not required   
Driver's Licence: Not required


Time Commitment
This is a Medium Term (4 - 6 months) commitment starting 2021-11-01
Shifts are available on the following days
 - Thursday Afternoon

SHIFT DETAILS:



This role is twice per month, and the specific day of the week our shifts are on will be announce end of September 2021. The shifts are 2 hours in length. This volunteer position will start in early November, 2021


Training

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


More Details
Areas of Interest: Fundraising, Customer Service, Food Services, Information & Referral Services, Marketing/Promotion
Accessibility: Partially Accessible Workspace
Ideal for: Individuals, Newcomers, Older Adults



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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