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About the Position
Position # 1898
Position Medical Support Committee Members - Open Harbour Refugee Association
Location Halifax, NS, Canada
Description When our refugee sponsorship arrives to Halifax, they will need assistance with navigating the Canadian healthcare system. The Medical support committee is responsible to:
1. Register clients at the Transitional Health Clinic after arrival and ensure they have an initial health assessment when they arrive;
2. Assist clients with medical appointments (including transportation to and from, using the bus when possible for bus orientation)
3. Search for a family doctor, dentist and optometrist for clients by the end of the year of sponsorship (Transitional Health Clinic often helps with this);
Training Details OHRA is a very supportive committee that will provide help where needed. You will meet with current members of the medical committee to learn about your role.
Minimum Duration 4 - 6 months
Timing Anytime
Age 19+
Ideal for An Individual, ESL
Transportation Car required
Accessibility Support Newcomers and ESL
Area(s) of Interest Children/Youth, Health Care/Emergency, Newcomer Support
Skill(s) Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Interpersonal Communication, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Sensitivity, Empathy
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Address 1041 Wellington Street Halifax, B3H 3A1
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