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Vision Mate Volunteer


Organization: CNIB

Commitment: Long term (6 months to a year)

Availability: Weekends; Evenings; Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 5

Location: Ottawa - East

Deadline: Nov 29, 2019


Provide community-based support; one on one sighted assistance and companionship for a person who is blind or partially sighted. Regular visit with a client in his/her home at a mutually convenient time. Activities are determined by client need and mutually agreed upon. Approved activities are: reading, organizing, walking, assisting with errands or outings and friendly visit.


Valerie Dawson



Volunteer Opportunity Address
425 Marche Way


Good for people interested in: Companionship/Visiting

You will be working with: Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Seniors; Women

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Make a difference for people who are blind or partially sighted by providing sighted assistance and companionship to a person in your community. Develop or use experience and skills in client service.

How will the organization benefit?
Providing qualified and trained volunteer team to provide companionship and assistance to the blind or partially sighted community, working together with CNIB staff to further CNIB's mission.

Organization category: Philanthropic intermediaries and voluntarism promotion

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1 week

This position would be great for - None of the above

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes

Police record check required: Yes