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Youth Mentor- Animals/Animal Services (Mentor must be over 21)

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Organization: Student Links (Community Living Ontario)

Commitment: Long term (6 months to a year)

Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Evenings; Days

Language Preference: English or French

Number of Positions Available: 2

Location: Flexible

Deadline: Feb 20, 2020

Description

Do you have experience working with animals? Are you passionate about animal welfare? Have an animal run business and looking for dedicated volunteers? Or maybe you just have a pet of your own that you care for and want to teach that to others? If you love animals and enjoy working with youth, 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.

Contact

Dana LaBrash

613-277-0371

dlabrash@communitylivingontario.ca

Volunteer Opportunity Address
Ottawa Region- Flexible

Details

Good for people interested in: Teaching/Tutoring; Companionship/Visiting; Mentoring; Skilled Trades

You will be working with: Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Youth (19-24 years)

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Becoming a mentor allows you to:

• Share something you are passionate about
• Empower students to make decisions about
what’s possible for their future
• Challenge yourself and grow in unexpected ways
• Teach a student something new
• Be a role model
• Contribute to a more inclusive community

How will the organization benefit?
You will be contributing to a more inclusive community while also contributing to Community Living Ontario's role in supporting people who have an intellectual disability to experience a good life.

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; Youth 16-24; None of the above

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes

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