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People Presence Volunteers at Church of the Holy Trinity

ABOUT PEOPLE PRESENCE

Volunteers are being added to Holy Trinity's tradition of hospitality. People Presence volunteers welcome all comers to the church Monday - Friday, 11 am - 3 pm weekly, including tourists, spiritual seekers, and homelesss and street-involved people. We are looking for volunteers are available for one or two days a week, OR one or two days every two weeks, OR a few days a month.

In addition to the main duty of welcoming all who enter our doors, volunteers will:

-Give information to visitors about the history and architecture of the building, the parish and its activities
-Provide assistance accessing services, filling out forms, and placing local telephone calls as requested
-Provide light refreshments as donations permit
-Provide friendly listening to visitors
-Support the Toronto Homeless Memorial, 2nd Tuesday of the month
-Provide a safe welcoming environment for refuge from the weather

 

ABOUT CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY:
The Church of the Holy Trinity is a community of people who seek to express Christian faith through lives of integrity, justice, and compassion. We foster lay leadership, include the doubter and marginalized, and challenge oppression wherever it may be found.
We welcome people of all faiths and no faith to volunteer with us, in an inclusive, non-judgmental, and supportive environment.
Accessibility: This position is accessible for people who use wheelchairs.

 

REQUIREMENTS:
-Volunteers must be kind, compassionate, and friendly. Experience with homeless and street-involved people is an asset. 
-Volunteers in this position must be over the age of 18, and must complete a satisfactory Criminal Record Check.
-Volunteers must attend all training sessions as required.
How to Apply / Contact
Please contact volunteer co-ordinator Kate Werneburg at kwerneburg@holytrinitytoronto.org, stating your suitability for this position, and your availability for volunteering.

 

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