Music Program Facilitator (McQuesten Lofts)

Music Program Facilitator (McQuesten Lofts)

1 position(s) available

Location

256 Parkdale Ave, Hamilton

Time Commitment

1+ year, weekly, bi-weekly, monthly

Age Requirement

Adult

Job Summary

Volunteers will build meaningful relationships with tenants and residents through social programming and offer emotional and practical support to residents of Indwell’s supported affordable housing programs.

Responsibilities

  • Planning and facilitating a music program for tenants to participate in (can include playing instruments are listening to music as a group)
  • Establishing a relationship of trust and respect with individuals and/or groups
  • Reinforcing life skills, spirituality, and social and community skills
  • Supporting individuals and/or groups to achieve their goals while encouraging independency
  • Maintaining a safe and healthy environment
  • Liaise with staff as required

Qualifications

Warm, pleasant and caring approach with problem-solving ability and dependability. Able to maintain good interpersonal relationships and have a genuine interest in supporting people living with mental illness.

Other Requirements

  • Experience providing support, ideally to vulnerable people
  • An empathetic and non-judgmental approach
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Personal integrity with an open and honest approach
  • A willingness to work within professional boundaries
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team, with flexibility
  • Police clearance (vulnerable sector check) with results acceptable to Indwell
  • Own transportation
  • Agreement with Indwell’s Code of Conduct and other policies and procedures
  • References acceptable to Indwell

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