Yellow Door (#31777)

Organisation: 
Yellow Door
To empower young people to initiate and engage in community and creative projects that promote social inclusion, combat urban isolation across all generations, and spark positive societal change.
The Yellow Door, a non-profit organization running intergenerational programs for the community, is looking to add volunteers to help in the office. We are looking for a volunteer to help with making phone calls to our senior members on Tuesdays and Thursdays to inform of our upcoming activities and as a check-in. Basic skills we look for are interpersonal skills, and comfortability in interacting with seniors. | Place of work: 3590 Jeanne-Mance, Montreal, QC, H2X 2K3
Location: 
Plateau-Mont-Royal
Language: 
Anglais | Bilingue (F/A) | Français
Causes: 
Seniors
Activities: 
Phone calls
Advantages: 
Reference letter upon request | Supervision
Length of commitment: 
Two hours, once a week for 4 months.
Contact: 
Rocio Barreno Cantos, Activities Coordinator / 514.845.2600 x 3 / activities@yellowdoor.org
Place of work: 
3590 Jeanne-Mance, Montreal, QC, H2X 2K3
Metro/Bus: 
Station McGill / 144 bus
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Request number: 
31777

This organization's needs

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