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Special Needs Sports and Events Program Volunteer

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Organization: Ausome Ottawa

Commitment: Short term (less than 6 months)

Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Evenings; Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 30

Location: Flexible

Deadline: Sep 30, 2020

Description

We are looking for volunteers to support kids with autism at various Ausome Ottawa sports programs. We are also looking for volunteers that would be interested in helping to plan and execute Ausome events throughout the year.

If you like volunteering with children and have an open mind, you will LOVE this opportunity.

Reliable high school students welcome.

Contact

Rebecca Kaell

613-407-8649

volunteer@ausomeottawa.com

Volunteer Opportunity Address
Various locations across Ottawa
Please apply online at: https://ausomeottawa.com/get-involved/volunteer/

Details

Good for people interested in: Event planning and participation; Sports

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?
Enjoy playing sports with Ausome children (children with autism), you will gain valuable experience related to working with children and physical activity. As well, you will also have an opportunity to gain event planning skills. You and the child will be sure to leave Ausome programs and events with a smile that lasts all day.

Earn volunteer hours. Support and give back to your local community!

How will the organization benefit?
Ausome Ottawa programs run on volunteer power. Our Ausome athletes need volunteer support to stay engaged in sports, to develop skills, to enjoy social interactions, and to experience the regular life-enriching activities that the general population takes for granted.

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

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

This position would be great for - Young Adults (19-24); High School Students or Adolescents (14-18); Groups; Persons with a disability; New Canadians

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes

This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes

Police record check required: Yes

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