HOPES Health Centre

1246 LeMarchant St, 2nd floor

Halifax, NS B3H 4R2

(Saturdays only)

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HOPES Health Centre (1246 LeMarchant St. 2nd fl)
Saturday 1:30 - 4:00 PM
HOPES at St. Andrew's 
Foot Care Clinic: Sunday 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Coffee Time: Sunday 2:00 - 4:00 PM (Nov. 3 - Apr. 26)

© 2019 by HOPES Health Centre

HOPES at

St.Andrews & Spencer House

 

Expectations

Act in a professional manner not only when volunteering for HOPES, but beyond HOPES in their daily lives. 

  • Show up for volunteer shifts on time.

  • Refraining from swearing or using discriminating terms.

  • Have a non-judgemental approach.

  • Cancel shifts at least 48 hours in advance so the Volunteer Coordinator and Clinical Coordinators can fill the shift.

  • Be respectful to clients, fellow volunteers, preceptors, and any other individuals you are exposed to while volunteering.

  • Dress professionally and wear HOPES volunteer T-shirts to each shift. 

  • Respect the confidentiality of the clients.

  • Comply with the policies and procedures of the organization.

  • Complete volunteer orientation and training.

  • Refrain from giving money to clients.

  • Ask for support when needed.

  • Report any incidents as soon as possible.

  • Provide feedback.

Roles

Coffee Time at St. Andrews & Spencer House

  • Interact with the clients 

  • Build a relationship with clients and facilitate trustworthiness.

  • Promote the HOPES Health Centre.

  • Spread awareness of the services available within the community.

  • Direct clients to the HOPES Health Centre.

Commitment

Students are expected to volunteer for a minimum of four Sunday shifts over the course of an academic term.