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What are a volunteer’s responsibilities?

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What are a volunteer’s responsibilities?

All volunteers must sign their time card indicating the date, time and total number of hours volunteered. Volunteers are expected to arrive at the agreed-upon time. If you must be absent, you should call as soon as possible. Vacation notice should be given to the volunteer coordinator at least two weeks in advance. Volunteers must be appropriately dressed at all […]

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Can I use St.Amant as a reference?

Our confidentiality policy means we can only verify volunteer status and active volunteer dates unless you make a formal, written request for a reference. Volunteer Services can provide a letter of confirmation for volunteers who volunteered up to 20 hours. For student volunteers who have volunteered for more than 40 hours or Adults who have volunteered more than 100  hours, […]

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Can my group/organization come for one day and volunteer?

Please see the information for Special Event Volunteers.

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Does St.Amant have opportunities for students during the summer months?

Yes. We encourage students to apply in early June as spaces fill up quickly. We provide lunch to students who volunteer for a full day with us and snack in the morning and afternoon.

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Where do I park when I volunteer at St.Amant?

Permanent parking passes can be purchased for $10 and once the pass is returned, monies will be reimbursed back to you. Complimentary parking privileges are available in Visitors Parking in front of the main building. You must pick up a pass from front reception and place it in your vehicle.

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I’d like to job shadow someone at St.Amant. How do I go about doing this?

Volunteer Services does not coordinate job-shadowing requests. You must contact individual departments to set up job-shadowing.

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I’m on a student visa. Can I volunteer?

Yes.

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How old do I have to be to volunteer at St.Amant?

Volunteers must be at least 12 years old and/or going into Grade 7.

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How does St.Amant decide where to place volunteers?

We consider many factors when matching volunteers to placements. We look at availability, interest and skills and then determine how they match our opportunities.

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Will volunteering help me get a job at St.Amant?

Volunteering at any organization will help you gain skills for future employment. Volunteering at St.Amant is unrelated to St.Amant job opportunities, but many of our volunteers have gained valuable experience to help with applying for varies roles within our organization.

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