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Volunteer Facilitator Training – Lower Mainland – June 21-23

Volunteer Facilitator Training – Lower Mainland – June 21-23

Volunteer Facilitators Needed in the Lower Mainland for Parent Support Circle Training

Are you someone who has:
Good listening & interpersonal skills
An interest in supporting parent/caregiver and child relationships
Basic understanding of child devel-opment & parenting issues
Willing to do some community out-reach & development activities
Benefits of this training:
Initial facilitator training provided along with continuing education opportunities
Develop skills for career and person-al growth
Support families in your community
Letter of reference upon request (minimum 1 year commitment)

Our parenting Support Circles are for parents, grandparents, and other caregivers in different communities throughout BC. Our Circles are based on a self-help, peer support model which provides a safe space for Circle members to get together and discuss their strengths, challenges or concerns about their parenting role; builds a supportive network & skills; receives emotional support; develops self-advocacy skills; empowers and boosts self-esteem; and helps create a healthier living environment for all families.

Our parenting Support Circles are for parents, grandparents, and other caregivers in different communities throughout BC. Our Circles are based on a self-help, peer support model which provides a safe space for Circle members to get together and discuss their strengths, challenges or concerns about their parenting role; builds a supportive network & skills; receives emotional support; develops self-advocacy skills; empowers and boosts self-esteem; and helps create a healthier living environment for all families.

To apply: Click here
For more info, Contact Daniela
daniela.alvarado-torres@parentsupportbc.ca
604-669-1616 Ext 106.

Next Training Dates in Burnaby:

June 21, 22 & 23, 2019
Friday 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am to 5:15 pm
Sunday 9:00 am to 5:15 pm
Volunteers must attend the full 20h training

Download poster here: 2019-03-26 June 2019 Initial Training Flyer

Facilitator Training – Nanaimo Oct 26-28

Volunteer Facilitators Needed!
Learn to be an effective group leader
20 hrs Initial Training
October 26, 27 & 28, 2018 Nanaimo BC
Full attendance required

Are you someone who has:
 Good listening & interpersonal skills
 An interest in supporting parent/caregiver and child relationships
 Basic understanding of child development & parenting issues
 Willing to do community outreach & development
Benefits of this training:
 Initial facilitator training provided along with continuing education opportunities
 Develop skills for career and personal growth
 Support families in your community
 Letter of reference upon request (minimum 1 year commitment)
We ask our volunteers to commit 3-5 hrs a week for a minimum of 1 year. This allows our facilitators to develop relationships with the support circle participants within the context of the circle.
What past participants say:
The trainers were very informed with an obvious wealth of experience coupled with a solid academic background that support the activities.
I was taught how to be a facilitator not a caregiver.
This workshop was inspirational, timely, to the point, energetic, friendly.
This training helped move my one-on-one counselling skills into a group environment.

We have several openings for volunteers for Parenting Support Circles in communities such as: Duncan, Nanaimo, and Parksville.
For more information please contact:
Sandi at 250-468-9658
Email sandi@parentsupportbc.ca
Or call us toll free at or 1-877-345-9777 For more details and a downloadable application form visit www.parentsupportbc.ca/volunteers/

Download a poster about the training here: PSS VI Volunteer Trainings Oct 2018 – CI Final

Facilitator Training – Lower Mainland

Your chance to apply for PSS’s Volunteer Facilitator Training – July 27-29

Volunteer Facilitators Needed in the Metro Vancouver & Fraser Valley Areas!

What: A 20 Hr Facilitator Training
Where: Burnaby When: July 27-29 , 2018

Qualifications: Good Listening and Interpersonal Skills; An Interest in Improving Caregiver and Child Relationships; Basic Understanding of Child Development and Parenting Issues; Willing to do Community Outreach and Development; Speak English, Filipino, Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Arabic, and/or other languages

Benefits: Extensive Facilitation Training & Continuing Education Will Be Provided; Develop Skills for Career & Personal Growth; Letter of Reference Upon Request (Minimum 1 Year Commitment)

We ask our volunteers to commit to 3-5 hours a week for a minimum of 1 year. This allows our facilitators to develop close relationships with their Circle participants, in order to gain a deeper understanding of the parenting needs and resources each one of them requires.

For more information or to register 604-669-1616 or email office@parentsupportbc.ca. Or visit our Volunteers Page. Check out our downloadable poster: PSS of BC – Volunteer Facilitator Training
Dates: July 27 – 29 in Burnaby

Friday 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am to 5:15 pm
Sunday 9:00 am to 5:15 pm

Full Attendance is Required
Application Deadline: July 13, 2018
Contact: daniela.alvarado-torres@parentsupportbc.ca or call 1-604-669-1616 Ext 106

Facilitator Training – Vancouver Island – May 4-6

Volunteer Facilitators Needed!
Learn to be an effective group leader
20 hrs Initial Training
May 4-6, 2018 Victoria BC
Full attendance required

Are you someone who has:
 Good listening & interpersonal skills
 An interest in supporting parent/caregiver and child relationships
 Basic understanding of child development & parenting issues
 Willing to do community outreach & development
Benefits of this training:
 Initial facilitator training provided along with continuing education opportunities
 Develop skills for career and personal growth
 Support families in your community
 Letter of reference upon request (minimum 1 year commitment)
We ask our volunteers to commit 3-5 hrs a week for a minimum of 1 year. This allows our facilitators to develop relationships with the support circle participants within the context of the circle.
What past participants say:
The trainers were very informed with an obvious wealth of experience coupled with a solid academic background that support the activities.
I was taught how to be a facilitator not a caregiver.
This workshop was inspirational, timely, to the point, energetic, friendly.
This training helped move my one-on-one counselling skills into a group environment.

We have several openings for volunteers for Parenting Support Circles in communities such as: Greater Victoria, including Sooke and Westshore, Nanaimo, and Parksville.

For more information please contact
In the Victoria area: Annette at 250-384-8042
Email victoria@parentsupportbc.ca
In Central Island: Sandi at 250-468-9658
Email sandi@parentsupportbc.ca
Or call us toll free at or 1-877-345-9777 or visit www.parentsupportbc.ca/volunteers/