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Organization: Ancoura

Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)

Availability: Flexible

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 4

Location: Ottawa - West

Deadline: Mar 31, 2020

Description

Ancoura is a community agency in Ottawa that provides affordable housing and social supports to people living with a mental illness.

Contact

Max Derenoncourt

613-233-8130

max@ancoura.ca

Volunteer Opportunity Address
30 Cleary Ave
Room 7

Details

Good for people interested in: Companionship/Visiting; Disability Support

You will be working with: People with disabilities or medical conditions

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Visiting volunteers are provided with training, benefit from the regular support of our Ancoura Coordinator, and are invited to take part in various Ancoura-wide activities. Volunteers also get a chance to make a significant and real difference in the live of individuals living with a mental illness.

How will the organization benefit?
Visiting volunteers are assigned to one of our townhomes and take part in social and recreational activities with the residents; they share meals, watch sports, go on walks or out for a coffee, assist with shopping, and visit museums and cultural events.

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

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

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Persons with a disability

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes

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