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Day Camp Assistant

Organization: CNIB

Commitment: Short term less than 6 months

Availability: Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 3

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Jul 31, 2018

Description

-Provide support to children ages 5-13 who are visually impaired
-Provide sighted guide to various day camp activity locations
-Participate in all day camp activities: Games, Cooking, Crafts, Museum visits, Swimming, and Sports
-Report promptly to the day camp leader of any issues
-Work closely, collaboratively and effectively with day camp volunteers and staff
-ATTENTION: Must be available to attend an orientation workshop

Contact

Mikaela Berg

613-563-4021

Ext: 5076

Mikaela.Berg@cnib.ca

Volunteer Opportunity Address
20 James St, Ottawa, ON, K2P 0T6

Details

Good for people interested in: Entertainment; Disability Support; Arts, Crafts and Photography

You will be working with: People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years)

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
This is an opportunity to learn about how visual impairment affects an individual's every day life. As a Day Camp Assistant you will learn to modify and accommodate activities for children with visual impairment. You will gain a new perspective while working with an amazing organization!

How will the organization benefit?
CNIB will benefit greatly from your support during our week of children's day camp!

Organization category: Philanthropic intermediaries and voluntarism promotion

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - Seniors; Youth 16-24; Persons with a disability

This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes

CPR certification required: Yes

Suitable for community service hours: Yes

Police record check required: Yes