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Student Links (Community Living Ontario)

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Siobhan Costelloe
Coordinator, Student Links- Ottawa Region
Student Links (Community Living Ontario)

Ottawa, ON
Canada

Téléphone: 613-277-0371

Courriel: scostelloe@communitylivingontario.ca

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Défavorisés; Personnes avec handicaps ou conditions médicales; Jeunes (16-18 ans); Jeunes (11-15 ans); Jeunes (19-24 ans)

Student Links is a mentoring program for students who have an intellectual disability to explore ideas for their future after high school. Student Links matches students to mentors who share a common passion or interest.

Some of the mentors that have been matched with students in the past have been experts in botany, broadcasting, comics, film, geography, bikes, music production, aviation, fashion design, fitness and many more.

Students between the ages of 14 to 21 can learn more about their area of interest or be introduced to members of their community who have similar interests.

Student Links Coordinators introduce students to a member of their community who shares similar interests.

Omar's story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zur98tGmdy8

http://communitylivingontario.ca/initiatives/#student-links

Les possibilités de bénévolat

Are you passionate about your hobby or industry? Do you have specific skills/talents or experiences in a particular field? Would you like to share those experiences and skills with youth to help them develop their passion? If yes, this is for you.

Student Links is an initiative that offers High School students who have an intellectual disability an opportunity to expand on current interests and hobbies, while discovering new possibilities for life after High School.

Your Role as a Mentor:
- Presenting information about your field of expertise
- Introducing a student to your hobby or industry
- Providing an opportunity for hands-on experience

This is an opportunity for you to help a student by sharing something you're passionate about.

Time commitments are flexible.
Endroit : Ottawa Region- various locations
Date limite pour postuler: 6 nov 2019
Looking for creative tradespeople who love to build to share their passion by volunteering some of your time to mentor a youth who wants to learn from you!

Do you love to work with your hands to build your dream creations?
Are you a woodworker, carver, turner, or hobbyist exploring making your own wood creations? Do you enjoy working with metal or other mediums to create projects? Do you build decks, do renovations, landscaping, or other trades? Are you working in this field or do you pursue it as a hobby?

Do you love to work with laser cutters, CNC machines, welding, up-cycled and recycled materials? Or are you someone who dabbles in many creative areas?

If you are willing to impart your experience and knowledge and enjoy working with youth, this is the initiative for you!

Looking to connect a prospective mentor with a youth who has an interest in all aspects of construction, wood/metal smiths to build on knowledge/skills and to learn more about roles in this field.

Student Links is an initiative that offers High School students who have an intellectual disability an opportunity to expand on current interests and hobbies, while discovering new possibilities for life after High School.

Your Role as a Mentor:
- Presenting information about your field of expertise
- Introducing a student to your hobby or industry
- Providing an opportunity for hands-on experience

This is an opportunity for you to help a student by sharing something you're passionate about.

Time commitments are flexible.
Endroit : Multiple.
Date limite pour postuler: 9 oct 2019
Student Links is a mentoring program for high school students with intellectual disabilities, where we connect them to members of their community who can act as mentors and help the student discover their passion, meet new people, achieve their goals, and explore possible roles for their future.

We are currently seeking a volunteer mentor in the fields of reading, writing, blogging, and library studies.

The volunteer will be paired up one-to-one with a young man who wants to gain independence, develop practical skills to help towards his future, and explore his interests in reading.

Possible ideas for the on-going mentorship would include:
- joining a book club together, or creating one and reviewing books and reading materials together
- creating book reviews for young adult/adult novels for the local library websites, creating independent websites/blogs to home the reviews
- volunteering/helping at a local library - cataloging items, arranging books and materials on shelves
- visiting new and used bookstores and book mobiles
- writing your own stories on various subjects and doing research
- general independence training - taking the bus to different stores and libraries, developing skills to help him navigate his world
- taking care of pets - walking a small dog or learning how to care for cats
- subsequently writing, blogging, reading up on animal and pet care
Endroit : Ottawa Region - Various
Date limite pour postuler: 8 oct 2019
Are you passionate about the digital age? Love working with computers or in tech? Do you create websites, work in UX/UI, code or program? Is graphic design and animation a passion of yours? Are you interested in shaping the next generation of computer, tech and design experts?

Looking to connect a prospective mentor with a youth to learn more about roles in tech, computer coding and programming, animation and graphic design, website building and possibly explore other opportunities in this area of interest.

If you are willing to impart your experience and knowledge and you enjoy working with youth and helping them to explore their interests, this is the initiative for you!
If you are employed, study, or have a hobby in any of these fields and would be willing to volunteer some time to teach a youth your skills while working on a project together, we want to hear from you!

Student Links is an initiative that offers High School students who have an intellectual disability an opportunity to expand on current interests and hobbies, while discovering new possibilities for life after High School.

Your Role as a Mentor:
 Presenting information about your field of expertise
 Introducing a student to your hobby or industry
 Providing an opportunity for hands-on experience
 Working on a cool tech project together

This is an opportunity for you to help a student by sharing something you’re passionate about.

Time commitments are flexible.
Endroit : Various.
Date limite pour postuler: 13 sep 2019
Are you someone who wants to make a difference in the life of a young adult with an intellectual disability? Do you enjoy contributing to your community and helping others? We want to hear from you!

Student Links is seeking a volunteer to work one on one with students and young adults with intellectual disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, or others, by exploring common interests, assisting in building a full life, and helping to build independence by creating meaningful roles for the student to participate in and contribute to their community.

Volunteers may help the student with travel training, exploring their community and attending events, playing sports or going to the gym together, working on a project together, introducing them to your network or meet up groups, and developing life skills to prepare them for life after school.

Options to work in either English or French.

If you have experience, or are looking to gain some, working with vulnerable populations, individuals with various abilities and challenges, or community-based services, please contact Siobhan Costelloe Student Links coordinator for more information.

Thank you and we look forward to hearing how you can be of help to a young adult in your community today!
Endroit : Various - Ottawa Region
Date limite pour postuler: 10 sep 2019
Do you work in the music industry or simply enjoy mixing music and creating beats as a hobby? Do you produce or record music - Are you someone who experiments with SoundCloud, Garage Band, or professional recording tools and technology? Do you write music, sing in a band, or play instruments? Just for fun to jam out with friends or for gigs of your own?

Looking for someone who is passionate about any areas of music!
If you are willing to impart your experience and knowledge and enjoy working with youth, this is the initiative for you!

Hoping to connect a prospective mentor with a youth who has some experience recording, playing instruments, and who is interested in building on knowledge/skills and to possibly learn more about roles in this field.

Would you like to create a musical project and teach the next generation of artists how to get involved in the scene and develop their musical abiltiies. Create a song, produce or record a track, learn an instrument, work on album artwork, gain a roady or gig assistant!

Student Links is an initiative that offers High School students who have an intellectual disability an opportunity to expand on current interests and hobbies, while discovering new possibilities for life after High School.

Your Role as a Mentor:
- Presenting information about your field of expertise
- Introducing a student to your hobby or industry
- Providing an opportunity for hands-on experience

This is an opportunity for you to help a student by sharing something you're passionate about.

Time commitments are flexible.
Endroit : Ottawa Region
Date limite pour postuler: 10 sep 2019
Do you have a passion to create? Are you employed in the animation or design industries? Are you a student of animation? Or perhaps you are someone who likes to design and create in their spare time?
If you would like to share your knowledge and skills with a high school student who shares your passion, or simply wish to show them the industry, this is the initiative for you!

Student Links is an initiative that offers High School students who have an intellectual disability an opportunity to expand on current interests and hobbies, while discovering new possibilities for life after High School.

Your Role as a Mentor:
- Presenting information about your field of expertise
- Introducing a student to your hobby or industry
- Providing an opportunity for hands-on experience

This is an opportunity for you to help a student by sharing something you're passionate about.

Time commitments are flexible.
Endroit : Ottawa Region - Various Locations
Date limite pour postuler: 10 sep 2019
Êtes-vous quelqu’un qui souhaite faire une différence dans la vie des personnes ayant des besoins particuliers? Quelqu’un qui aime contribuer à votre communauté? Aimez-vous aider vos voisins à développer un sens d’appartenance, de participation, et d’inclusion communautaire? Nous voulons vous parler!

Liens Étudiants cherche des personnes motivées et responsables pour devenir mentor à nos élèves ayant des besoins spéciaux de toutes capacités. Vous serez jumeler un a un avec un jeune adulte pour développer un mentorat ensemble viser sur vos intérêts et passions partagés. Vous allez explorer vos intérêts en commun pour aider l’étudiant à développer ses capacités autour de sa passion et les aider à se préparer pour la vraie vie après l’école secondaire.

Une personne peut devenir mentor dans plusieurs manières et chaque expérience de mentorat est unique et tailler aux besoins de l’élève et le mentor. En tant que bénévole vous pouvez :
- Aider l’étudiant à explorer leur communauté et fréquenter des évènements ensemble
- Travailler sur un projet ensemble (créer un film, bande dessiné, table en menuiserie, danse)
- Prendre un cours ensemble (yoga, danse, art, soccer…)
- Agir comme portier et introduire a votre réseau social, clubs/groupes dont vous êtes membre
- Aider à préparer pour les études post-secondaires, préparation pour le marché de travail
- Développer leur Independence dans la communauté sur les autobus, faire des achats, habilités de la vie comme préparation de nourriture et lavage…
- Enseigner une nouvelle habilité – sport, travail de mains, instrument
- Faire un ami et s’amuser avec des personnes qui partagent vos intérêts!

Nous cherchons des personnes engagées, motivées, responsables, et matures qui veulent faire une différence dans la vie d’un jeune en les guidant et montrant des options pour leur futures. Si vous êtes quelqu’un qui est passionnée par l’inclusion communautaire et pense que chaque personne mérite les mêmes opportunités et expériences enrichissant dans la vie, veuillez-vous vous impliquer aujourd’hui!

Imaginez avoir eu un mentor quand vous étiez jeune et les choses que vous auriez pu faire différemment avec quelqu’un pour vous guider. Vous pouvez maintenant devenir cette personne pour un adolescent qui a hâte pour son futur!

Expérience à travailler avec la population de notre clientèle (besoins particuliers) n’est pas nécessaire. Tous ceux et celles qui veulent aider un jeune a développer sa passion et faire partie de sa communauté sont les bienvenues d’appliquer.
Endroit : Lieux Variees
Date limite pour postuler: 4 sep 2019
Looking for creative makers to share their passion for maker culture by volunteering some of your time to mentor a youth who wants to learn from you!

Do you have a passion for creative arts? Are you working in this field or do you pursue it as a hobby? You could be a painter, an art enthusiast, sewer or quilter, maker of toys, dolls, crafts, anything!

Do you love to work with laser cutters, 3D printers and pens, up-cycled and recycled materials? Or are you someone who dabbles in many creative areas?

If you are willing to impart your experience and knowledge and enjoy working with youth, this is the initiative for you!

Looking to connect a prospective mentor with a youth who has an interest in all aspects of maker culture to build on knowledge/skills and to possibly learn more about roles in this field.

Student Links is an initiative that offers High School students who have an intellectual disability an opportunity to expand on current interests and hobbies, while discovering new possibilities for life after High School.

Your Role as a Mentor:
- Presenting information about your field of expertise
- Introducing a student to your hobby or industry
- Providing an opportunity for hands-on experience

This is an opportunity for you to help a student by sharing something you're passionate about.

Time commitments are flexible.
Endroit : Ottawa Region
Date limite pour postuler: 2 sep 2019
Spring is upon us and summer is around the corner! Let's make the most of it!

Do you enjoy being active in the outdoors and participating in sports and recreation activities? Do you have a love for fishing, hiking, running, exploring nature, working out or playing on local sports teams?

If you are willing to impart your experience and knowledge and you enjoy working with youth and helping them to explore their interests, this is the initiative for you!

Looking to connect a prospective mentor with a youth to learn more about roles in recreation, sports, outdoor adventures and possibly explore other opportunities in this area of interest.

Student Links is an initiative that offers High School students who have an intellectual disability an opportunity to expand on current interests and hobbies, while discovering new possibilities for life after High School.

Your Role as a Mentor:
- Presenting information about your field of expertise
- Introducing a student to your hobby or industry
- Providing an opportunity for hands-on experience
- Participating in rec or sports programs together

This is an opportunity for you to help a student by sharing something you're passionate about.

Time commitments are flexible.


Endroit : Ottawa Region- various locations
Date limite pour postuler: 2 sep 2019