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About the Position
Position #: 19655
OrganizationMennonite Coalition for Refugee Support
Position: Reception - Office Support
Location: 675 Queen Street South, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: The Mennonite Coalition for Refugee Support is a community-based organization that inspires hope and helps to create a welcoming, compassionate and inclusive Waterloo Region for refugee claimants. MCRS supports refugees through their claim process, provides settlement support, builds communities of mutual support and works to educate and encourage community mobilization, helping to facilitate a positive transition for refugee claimants in the community.
Description: Our reception volunteers provide generalized and specialized clerical support to MCRS.

As the face of the office, reception volunteers:
- greet and direct clients and guests to the appropriate destination and resource
- direct the sign-in/out process
- occasionally perform case specific and organizational research
Training Details: Must attend a general MCRS volunteer orientation. Specified training to follow.
Working Conditions: You will work in the MCRS main office at 675 Queen St. South Unit #201.
Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: Tuesday mornings 9:00 am-12:30 pm and/or Wednesday afternoons 12:30pm-4:00pm
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual, A Newcomer
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Communication/Public Relations, Office Work, Newcomer Support
Skill(s): Customer Service, Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Verbal Communication, Problem Solving, Empathy, Respect
How to Apply
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Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Emily Charron
Phone: 519-571-1912 Ext. 103
Address: 675 Queen Street South Kitchener, N2G 0A1


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