Volunteering at Boost CYAC

Boost CYAC volunteers are an outstanding group of people. They are groups and individuals representing our community and they share in a common need to reach out and help others. Volunteers of all ages play an integral role in our fundraising, awareness and service activities. Our volunteers contribute their unique skills, experience and compassion to help us. We recruit volunteers with the skills, experience, qualifications and interest to meet our needs and offer rewarding opportunities to make a difference.

How You Can Help

Boost CYAC has volunteer opportunities throughout the year, primarily related to fundraising events and awareness campaigns. Occasionally we will request volunteers for administrative or service related tasks.

What is the commitment?

You may wish to volunteer as often as you like. We are flexible and will work with you to accommodate your schedule.

What are the requirements?

Given the number of volunteer applications Boost CYAC receives, we are unable to meet with each applicant in person. The selection of volunteers differs depending on the volunteer opportunity available. For a fundraising event or awareness campaign, a telephone interview may be conducted prior to the event. If the volunteer role is fairly involved and requires training, we may host a training session at our office prior to the event. Boost CYAC offers few volunteer opportunities that allow contact with our clients. If one does arise, we require a current police check and in-person interview(s) be completed prior to the volunteer opportunity. Information related to Toronto Police Service reference checks is available at http://www.torontopolice.on.ca/prcp/

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Student Placement

The application process for full academic year student placements at Boost CYAC is now open. We are not accepting student placements for the spring or summer of 2017. The application deadline is: March 31, 2017. Opportunities are listed below:

Assessment Directed Therapy Program Placement Opportunity

The Assessment Directed Therapy Program offers one (1) clinical practicum opportunity for the 2017/2018 academic year. This practicum is only open to students currently enrolled in the Masters of Social Work Program at the University of Toronto. MSW students interested in this opportunity should consult with their Placement Co-ordinator or Program Supervisor and request s/he contact Heather Gregory, Manager of the Assessment Directed Therapy Program by March 31, 2017.

Heather Gregory
Manager, Assessment Directed Therapy Program
(416) 515-1100 ext. 59333
gregory@boostforkids.org

If you are interested in completing one of the student placements described above, please request that the Placement Co-ordinator or Program Supervisor at the College/University contact Linda Arwich, Manager of Human Resources & Administration by the application deadline. Interviews will be held in April 2017.

Linda Arwich
Manager of Human Resources & Administration
Tel: (416) 515-1100 ext. 59335
Toll Free: 1-855-424-1100
Email: arwich@boostforkids.org

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