Volunteering at Michael House
Michael House Pregnancy and Parenting Support Services
Volunteers shall be recruited by MHPPSS to augment the support given to clients by staff and shall be subject to staff supervision. Volunteers shall agree to a selection and screening process: the nature of the screening will depend on the volunteer position concerned. Volunteers shall be expected to be familiar with and respect the Guiding Principles and Mission Statement upon which MHPPSS is built.
A nurturing community for those facing crisis pregnancies.
Drawing on Christian values, Michael House will provide to women in Guelph and area who
it, the offer of shelter during pregnancy, childbirth and the initial post
partum period, and
will seek to help such women to make healthy, informed decisions for their own lives and those
of their children.
We are committed to excellence in providing opp
ortunities for the young women to enhance their
being and to live to their fullest potential through in
house programs, access to community
support programs and education.
that from fertilization to natural death, each
human being is unique and
precious and has a fundamental right to life.
that, in providing an accepting and supporting environment, we will help
young women make life
affirming decisions for themselves and their children.
ing sexual abstinence outside marriage.
in showing the love of Jesus through service to all, regardless of sex,
religion, culture, national origin or personality.
in being inclusive of the father and extended family, whenever the
tuation allows, benefiting the young mother and her child.
in involving the community to provide acceptance and support to all
in fulfilling it
s Mission Statement, always supports women who have chosen
services are built upon the belief that life begins at conception.