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  • 342 children and 236 adults stayed at Rotholme 2014-2015.

  • 24,323+ volunteer hours donated in 2015-2016.

  • 14,395 Store Vouchers filled 2015-2016.

  • 7,066 accommodated stays in Crash Bed Program 2015-2016.

  • Five branches devoted to 100% hope…more than a shelter.


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Volunteer Opportunities

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IMG_20160606_123627298The future is here. The new location is open. Volunteer at the new Mission Store in a position that suits you. Ask about a role as a sorter, clerk or in the voucher room.  Days and times are flexible.  Please contact Leigh-Anne to learn more about these volunteer opportunities: 519-433-2807 ext. 2105.

About: The Mission Store is a thrift store at 797 York Street offering great finds of gently used clothing, footwear, jewelry, electronics, books, media, toys,  household items and more at great prices. They are open six days a week. The store also runs the Voucher Program to provide families and individuals with basic needs items without charge. The Warm Hands – Warm Hearts Outreach Program provides warm children’s clothing to participating London elementary schools from November to February. 

DONATIONS: We take most items except for large furniture and large appliances. For information and to arrange for a pick-up of your donations, call the store at 519-438-3056.



New Volunteer Opportunities at Mission Services of London

1. Quintin Warner House (477 Queens Ave.) is looking for one or two people who would be available to do grocery shopping for the kitchen on Mondays and Thursdays each week.

2. Rotholme Women’s & Family Shelter (42 Stanley St.) is looking for kitchen volunteers to assist with serving lunch and dinner on Saturday and Sundays. The shifts are either 11am to 2 pm, or 4pm to 7pm. Safe Food Handling certificate is an asset, but is not required.

3. Community Mental Health Programs (457 York St.) – Streetscape Outreach program – is currently looking for volunteers interested in short term, casual volunteering. Studying social work, social work experience and experience with personal support work are assets. This is a specialized volunteer position and will have some additional training involved.

For info, contact Leigh-Anne 519-433-2807 x105 or volunteer@missionservices.ca

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With the start of the new year, we are actively
recruiting new volunteers for a variety of positions
in our branches. Our highest needs are:

• Kitchen help at Rotholme and the Men’s Mission

• Store clerks and sorters at The Mission Store

• Housekeeping/maintenance help throughout our branches

Our volunteers play a vital role at Mission Services of London, acting as
a support team for staff and clients throughout the year. If you are
interested in any of these volunteer opportunities or others, contact
Leigh-Anne: volunteer@missionservices.ca or 519-433-2807 ext. 105.

 



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Volunteer Positions at our Head Office (Currently located at 415 Hamilton Road East. Moving to York and Rectory in spring/summer 2016)

 Special Projects/ On Call:

  1. Administration – Office Assistant (mailings)
  2. Special Events Volunteer (Scan Away Hunger Campaign – November December,  Coldest Night of the Year Winter Walk – takes place Feb. 20, 2016 )

Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Dependable
  • Good organizational skills, an ability to work in an office environment
  • Must be sensitive to the life circumstances of clients

*Previous volunteer experience in a social service agency is not necessary. Training and orientation for volunteers is provided. For more information, please call Leigh-Anne, Volunteer Relations Coordinator 519-433-2807 ext. 105 or email volunteer@missionservices.ca



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Volunteer at The Mission Store in a position that suits you. Days and times are flexible.  (Currently located at 300 William Street. Moving to York and Rectory in spring/summer 2016.)

  1. Administration clerk
  2. Voucher Program clerk
  3. Cashier
  4. Floor Clerk
  5. Donation Sorters – Rough & Fine
  6. Department supervisor assistants: Jewelry, Electronics, Collectibles

 Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Dependable with good organizational skills
  • Must be sensitive to the life circumstances of clients

*Previous volunteer experience in a social service agency is not necessary. Training and orientation for volunteers is provided. For more information, please call Leigh-Anne, Volunteer Relations Coordinator 519-433-2807 ext. 105 or email volunteer@missionservices.ca



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Rotholme Women’s & Family Shelter

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Volunteer Positions at Rotholme Family & Women’s Shelter, 42 Stanley Street

  1. Kitchen Assistant
  2. Activity Hour Assistants/ Leaders (March to September)
  3. Front Reception Desk (evenings)
  4. Christmas Gifts: Sorters and Wrappers

 Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Dependable with good organizational skills
  • Must be sensitive to the life circumstances of clients

*Previous volunteer experience in a social service agency is not necessary. Training and orientation for volunteers is provided. For more information, please call Leigh-Anne, Volunteer Relations Coordinator 519-433-2807 ext. 105 or email volunteer@missionservices comprar genericos viagra.ca



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Quintin Warner House

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The following volunteer positions are available at Quintin Warner House, Residential Addiction Treatment Program located at 477 Queens Ave. 

  1. Recreation Leader – Morning Recreation Program
  2. Kitchen Assistants

Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Dependable with good organizational skills
  • Must be sensitive to the life circumstances of clients

*Previous volunteer experience in a social service agency is not necessary. Training and orientation for volunteers is provided. For more information, please call Leigh-Anne, Volunteer Relations Coordinator 519-433-2807 ext. 105 or email volunteer@missionservices.ca



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Community Mental Health Programs

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The following volunteer positions are at Community Mental Health Programs – 457 York Street – in our Resource Centre

 Special Project Instructors:

  1. Cooking classes – basic skills
  2. Activity leader (cards, board games)
  3. Indigenous arts class instructor
  4. Painting/ Drawing group assistant
  5. Smart Recovery group facilitator
  6. Hair Stylist

 Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Dependable with good organizational skills
  • Must be sensitive to the life circumstances of clients
  • Experience with the special project indicated

*Previous volunteer experience in a social service agency is not necessary. Training and orientation for volunteers is provided. For more information, please call Leigh-Anne, Volunteer Relations Coordinator 519-433-2807 ext. 105 or email volunteer@missionservices.ca

 



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Men’s Mission

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We have the following volunteer opportunities available at:
The Men’s Mission & Rehabilitation Centre, 459 York Street for:

  1. Housekeeping Helper
  2. Kitchen Assistant

Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Dependable with good organizational skills
  • Must be sensitive to the life circumstances of clients

*Previous volunteer experience in a social service agency is not necessary. Training and orientation for volunteers is provided. For more information, please call Leigh-Anne, Volunteer Relations Coordinator 519-433-2807 ext. 105 or email volunteer@missionservices.ca

 



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You’ve thought about volunteering this fall. It’s time to take action! Our volunteers come  to gain experience, to give back to the community, or both. We do our best to match your interests and time commitment with our volunteer positions among our branches. Currently, The Mission Store thrift store is looking for volunteer help.

Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Dependable with strong organizational skills
  • A good listener, communicator and team player
  • Able to work alone, making judgment calls based on the needs of the organization
  • Must be sensitive to the life circumstances and needs of clients
  • For The Mission Store, ability to lift up to 50 pounds is helpful

*Previous experience is not necessary. Training and orientation for volunteers is provided. 

For information and next steps, contact Leigh-Anne, Volunteer Relations Coordinator, at 519-433-2807×105 or volunteer@missionservices.ca.

ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION:

Mission Services of London opened its doors in January 1951. We are a Christian faith-based social service agency with a focus on serving individuals and families who struggle with poverty and homelessness. We provide food, shelter, clothing, outreach, support, counselling, crisis intervention and rehabilitation through five branches. We also over hope for a different tomorrow. Learn more on our FAQ page.



About Us

Mission Services of London opens doors of hope with compassion for those seeking emergency shelter and support, by offering safe shelter, food, clothing and rehabilitation.

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