COVID-19 Update

VO is recruiting and deploying volunteers to respond to the volunteer needs specific to COVID-19 in Ottawa, Prescott-Russell, Lanark County and Renfrew County while ensuring proper screening and training protocals to safeguard the health of those volunteering and those they are assisting. Please see the intake portals for volunteers, for members, and for other agencies on our hompage. VO’s COVID 19 volunteer deployment program is supported by the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund and the Ottawa Community Foundation.

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Kathleen Forestell
Lead, Advocacy and Community Outreach
CNIB

101-1355 Bank St
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1H 8K7

TEL: 613-563-4021

E-mail: kathleen.forestell@cnib.ca

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Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years); Animals; Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Homeless; Athletes

Passionately providing community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure Canadians who are blind or partially sighted have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life.

www.cnib.ca

Volunteer Opportunities

Organization: CNIB
The goal of the Virtual Vision Mate Program is for the volunteer to reach out to those individuals that are blind or partially sighted once week, by telephone to engage in friendly conversation and offer support. The volunteer must be patient, friendly and able to work with minimal supervison and have access to their own phone.
Location: Volunteer must be located in Renfrew and be over the age of 18.
Deadline: Aug 28, 2020
Organization: CNIB
The goal of the Virtual Vision Mate Program is for the volunteer to reach out to those individuals that are blind or partially sighted once week, by telephone to engage in friendly conversation and offer support. The volunteer must be patient, friendly and able to work with minimal supervison and have access to their own phone.
Location: Virtual- by telephone
Deadline: Aug 14, 2020
Organization: CNIB
The goal of the Virtual Vision Mate Program is for the volunteer to reach out to those individuals that are blind or partially sighted once week, by telephone to engage in friendly conversation and offer support. The volunteer must be patient, friendly and able to work with minimal supervison and have access to their own phone.
Location: Virtual- by telephone
Deadline: Aug 14, 2020
Organization: CNIB
The goal of the Virtual Vision Mate Program is for the volunteer to reach out to those individuals that are blind or partially sighted once week, by telephone to engage in friendly conversation and offer support. The volunteer must be patient, friendly and able to work with minimal supervison and have access to their own phone.
Location: Virtual- by telephone
Deadline: Aug 14, 2020