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Dog Walking (various locations)


Organization: LiveWorkPlay

Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)

Availability: Flexible

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 3

Location: Flexible

Deadline: Dec 31, 2020


Do YOU have a dog? Several people with intellectual disabilities who live in various parts of the city are looking for someone to walk with! Do you and your dog like walks and meeting new people?! The goal is to make it fun and provide company while getting to know someone new and have fun. If this sounds interesting to you, contact Alex for more info or to set up an interview!

**Please note that because of Covid-19 we aren't actively setting these opportunities up BUT you can reach out to Alex to virtually talk more, discuss LiveWorkPlay's screening process and learn more about steps to be taken at a later date.


Alex Darling


Volunteer Opportunity Address


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

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

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
This is a great chance to have FUN while making a MEANINGFUL contribution to someone's life!

How will the organization benefit?
You will be helping us achieve our mission of helping the Ottawa community be a more welcoming place for people with intellectual disabilities, Autism and Dual Diagnosis.

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

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

This position would be great for - None of the above

Police record check required: Yes