Multicultural Council of Windsor & Essex County

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS IN THE FOLLOWING OPPROTUNITIES

POSITION: Office Administration; Event support; Client support; and Bingo 

POSITION SUMMARY: 

Volunteers will be responsible for working under the direction of MCC staff to assist with organizing and facilitating programming and activities at MCC events.

QUALIFICATONS AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • Familiarity with the ethno cultural community in the Windsor and Essex County area is considered an asset.
  • Must have sensitivity for working with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Strong computer skills; Office software, data entry, word processing, spreadsheets, etc.
  • Friendly, courteous, and sociable towards staff, clients, and the public.
  • Strong customer service skills, previous experience desirable.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Attentive to detail.
  • Willing and able to follow direction.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of a second language is an asset.
  • Must possess a valid Level 3 vulnerable sector police clearance at time of placement.

MCC CORE COMPETENCIES: 

1. LEADERSHIP 

  • Seeks to understand support and work toward MCC’s goals and objectives. 
  • Steps forward to address difficult issues and presents concerns constructively. 
  • Champions new and innovative approaches 
  • Develops commitment in others through participative decision making and empowerment. 

2. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT 

  • Participates in sector specific committees and promotes MCC vision. 
  • Develops and nurtures a strong network of contacts by partnering with community agencies, ethno-cultural groups and community committees. 

3. CLIENT FOCUSSED 

  • Demonstrates an understanding of internal and external clients and gives precedence to the needs of clients. 
  • Requests feedback and input from clients and uses it for continuous improvement. 

4. TEAM WORK 

  • Demonstrates a readiness to assist others. 
  • Participates actively on teams, contributing ideas and suggestions towards meeting MCC goals. 
  • Is open to others ideas and supports team decisions. 
  • Demonstrates awareness and respect for others’ objectives and responsibilities. 

5. POSITIVE COMMUNICATION 

  • Presents information and expresses ideas clearly through the spoken word; influences or persuades others 
  • Writes clearly and effectively to present ideas and to document activities. 

6. MANAGING RELATIONSHIPS 

  • Attempts to resolve conflicts situations collaboratively and works toward win –win situations. 
  • Builds support for ideas or changes by developing and presenting logical arguments 
  • Motivates and generates commitment by tying ideas into the needs and goals of MCC and others. 

7. ACCOUNTABILITY 

  • Acknowledges and assumes of responsibility for actions within the scope of their position with respect to their program/services, clients, and the organization as a whole. 

APPLICATION PROCESS 

Please submit your Resume and Cover letter in .doc or .pdf format directly to: volunters@themcc.com

Subject Line: RE: Volunteer Opportunity

The MCC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applicants for this position; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

As per AODA guidelines, individuals with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment, and selection process will be accommodated upon request.

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