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About the Position
Position #: 17640
OrganizationFamily & Children's Services of the Waterloo Region
Position: Child Care Volunteers - Family Respite
Location: Various locations throughout Waterloo Region (volunteer office shown: 65 Hanson Avenue, Kitchener)
Impact Statement: Giving the ability for parents/caregivers to have time to complete what they need to do, by caring for children aged as young as infants.
Description: Volunteers can provide child care for children as young as infants during adult programs or for families needing respite. Volunteers may work on their own or with a group of other volunteers depending on the number of children requiring child care. Volunteers may be providing childcare in a family home, agency site, or other community site.
Requirements: English Proficiency, Confidentiality, Physical Demand
Training Details: Orientation to position and training provided.
Working Conditions: Access to a vehicle is not mandatory, though having access to a vehicle can make a difference in matching depending on client location.
Duration: 7 - 12 months
Timing: Anytime
Time Detail: Varies, depending on assignment requirements. For those interested in this position, you must be available for a minimum of 6 months after training is complete.
Special Event End Date: 2005-01-01
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual, A Group
Transportation: On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Children/Youth, Driver/Transportation
Skill(s): Coaching, Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Problem Solving, Sensitivity, Empathy
How to Apply
Application Link:
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Volunteer Services
Phone: 519-576-1329 Ext. 3411
Address: 200 Ardelt Avenue Kitchener, N2C 2L9


Volunteer Action Centre
151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2

Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559

Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm