Tell us about yourself...

We are seeking task driven volunteers with excellent boundaries to volunteer in the area of kitchen support, household cleaning and donation sorting as well as day to day shelter tasks.

Shelter Nova Scotia is here - without judgement - to help. 
We operate with a social justice ideology. We follow strategies of harm reduction and housing first.
 
Due to the sensitive nature of this work, all volunteer applicants are thoroughly screened and interviewed. References are checked and upon a successful interview we request a Criminal record Check and vulnerable sector check be completed before commencement of volunteer shifts.  

While in our facilities volunteers who are selected will be asked to respect our organizational practices and refrain from discussing or imposing beliefs about; religion, politics, abstinence, addictions recovery



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* 1. What is your name?

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* 2. What is your phone number and e-mail address?

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* 3. What is your mailing address?

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* 4. Why do you specifically want to volunteer with Shelter Nova Scotia?

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* 5. How would you define personal and professional boundries and give examples of each;

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* 6. What are your three most recent and/or relevant employment/volunteer positions held?

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* 7. Do you have previous volunteer experience?

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* 8. Are you willing to provide references from organizations where you work(ed) or volunteer(ed)?

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* 9. Are you fluent in english and in what languages do you speak most often?

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* 10. Do you have experience working with populations living with poverty, addictions, correctional, and mental health concerns?

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* 11. Are you currently certified in any of the following? You may select as many as are applicable. Please email or fax copies with your completed survey.

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* 12. Shelter Nova Scotia is seeking volunteers to make a weekly or monthly commitment.  How often  would you be available to volunteer?

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* 13. Do you have any of the following documents?

We thank you for your interest in volunteering with Shelter Nova Scotia, all applications will be contacted to discuss a potential interview. 

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