Montreal Women's Y (#31672)

Organisation: 
Montreal Women's Y
Wheel chair accessible
Services and programs supporting the personal development and the leadership of women of all ages and backgrounds.
The YWCA Montreal occasionally needs interpreters to help its volunteers or employees communicate with the clientele at various meetings and other activities. The needs are ad hoc, thus the interpreters are “on call” as needed. Simultaneous interpreting in the context of a meeting between an employee or a volunteer and the client. If needed, translate short and simple texts. We especially need volunteers to interpret French and English to: French, Arabic, Mandarin, English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Japanese and Punjabi. | Place of work: On location
Location: 
Centre-Ville
Language: 
Japonais | Espagnol | Chinois | Arabe | Français | Bilingue (F/A) | Anglais | Punjabi | Vietnamien
Causes: 
Women | Women in difficulty
Activities: 
Translation/Interpretation
Advantages: 
Training | Reference letter upon request
Contact: 
Natalia Medina, Responsable de l'action bénévole et des activités communautaires / nmedina@ydesfemmesmtl.org
Place of work: 
On location
Metro/Bus: 
Métro Lucien-L'Allier ou Guy-Concordia
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Request number: 
31672

This organization's needs

  • The description of this request is only available in French. | Nous cherchons un notaire pour offrir de l’information juridique dans leur domaine de spécialisation à raison de une à deux fois par mois. Tâches et responsabilités: Offrir de l’information juridique (et non des conseils) aux clientes de la Clinique. Référer les clientes vers les ressources appropriées, au besoin. Accueillir de 3 à 5 clientes par plage-horaire. Offrir un excellent service aux clientes et les aider dans la mesure du possible. Exigences et qualités requises: Être membre de la Chambre des notaires du Québec, avoir cinq ans d’expérience en tant que notaire. Avoir de l’entregent, de l’empathie et de la patience, être à l’écoute de l’autre, savoir mettre ses limites avec les clientes, être ponctuel-le et se présenter aux rendez-vous. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • Web search for good practices of social enterprises in Canada or abroad, Non-profit organizations or Inc, which are inspiring models in the field of family services and seniors services. Also web search of sociodemographic studies carried out in the greater Montreal area to understand the unfulfilled needs of workers, students and residents of downtown Montreal. Required Skills : Data collection, analysis and synthesis. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • Translation of different articles from French to English for the website. Must have experience in text translation and English-speaking (English as mother tongue). Please note that our selection criteria for translators are very high and that candidates must first, pass a translation test and afterwards have an interview with the Center’s Manager. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • The Fringues & Cie boutique, the program of the YWCA that offers women the possibility of integrating into the workforce, is looking for volunteers during the summer. Tasks : Welcome and help the customers of the boutique, cabin service, preparation of the merchandise to put in the boutique (labeling, etc.), participate in marketing, billing and any other necessary task. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • We are looking for a woman to act as a volunteer hairdresser at the YWCA's Housing area. Come and pamper our women residents to style and cut hair only. We are looking for professional hairdresser or hairdressing students that espect boundaries and are comfortable with being alone with women in difficulty. Backcheck required. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • The YWCA is looking for committed and dynamic female volunteers to support the participants of its Employability programs on their professional integration journey. Peer-Mentors contribute to developing the confidence, transferable skills and autonomy of women from diverse backgrounds, through one-on-one assistance with language, computers and moral support. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • Bring old clothes back to life! Ironing, sorting and washing clothes at Fringues & Cie boutique, the thrift shop of the YWCA Montreal. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • The description of this request is only available in French. | Couturière pour offrir un cours de base en couture et de faire une pièce comme un sac en bandoulière. Exigences: Être couturière, bien maîtriser le contenu de l’activité proposée. Savoir animer et communiquer avec une clientèle diversifiée ; assurer le bon déroulement de l’activité. Avoir de l’entregent, être accueillante, patiente, empathique et respectueuse. Faire preuve d’ouverture d’esprit et de tolérance. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • We are looking for a volunteer to come with one of the YWCA's residents to a food bank in Hochelaga Maisonneuve twice a month. If a volunteer accompanies her, she may be able to bring back the entirety of her food bank. Point of departure: YWCA Montreal (1355 boul. René-Lévesque west). | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • Female volunteers required to give support to the team of Caregiving Services in developing relationships with key people in the cultural and religious communities in the CIUSSS West Center and Peter McGill territory. The female volunteer will help us to better reach caregivers in their community or religious institutions, or to build a partnership with them to better meet their needs. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • The women’s Y is looking for volunteers to help out with manual work. Examples : Organize the merchandise in our boutique, Fringues : (sorting donations and materials, labeling, shop maintenance, etc.). Other tasks include : Cleaning the toys from our day-care center, clean yoga mats, tables and other materials from the Activity Centres, etc. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • Volunteer position for women : We are looking for administrative assistant volunteers to support different programs with administrative tasks, such as : Data entry, warmly welcome anyone who comes to the reception, direct clients to the appropriate room, program, or resource, answer the phone, reply to emails, update files and file documents. Skills required : Excellent command of French (written and oral), intermediate level of English, have very good computer skills (Word, Excel, internet research). Be independent and able to communicate with a diverse clientele, know how to set priorities, have a good sense of organization, feel comfortable on the phone. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • Short-term activity from 2019-07-02 to 2019-08-23 | During the Summer Camp of the YWCA Montreal: Give children a warm welcome, ensure their safety; assist with animating sports and artistic activities and accompany the group for punctual outings: Pol, park, museum, library. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • Through its boutique, the Fringues & Cie insertion program enables young women experiencing difficulties in finding a job, to complete sales and customer service training and to gain paid professional experience. We are presently looking for women wishing to become volunteer sales attendants: Welcome and assist customers, prepare merchandise for the store (pricing, washing, ironing, labeling, and marketing), work at the cash and control the quality of donations. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • Assistant educator drop-in day-care: Warmly greet parents and children, help create and facilitate the children’s activities, ensure the children’s safety, tidy the space and materials, assist with the day-to-day tasks of the drop-in centre and other tasks requested by the drop-in centre facilitator. | Place of work: On location Read more...
  • Short-term activity from 2019-08-26 to 2019-09-11 | The thrift shop, Fringues & Cie, is looking for volunteers to help prepare the boutique prior to instore sales, such as: Sort and control the quality of our donations (clothing, jewlery, etc.), also wash, iron and label the items and any other task requested by the manager. | Place of work: On location Read more...