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Organization: Student Links (Community Living Ontario)
Commitment: Short term (less than 6 months)
Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Evenings; Days
Language Preference: Bilingual
Number of Positions Available: 3
Deadline: Oct 31, 2020
Volunteer Opportunity Address
Ottawa Region- various locations
Good for people interested in: Mentoring; Sports; COVID-19 Virtual Volunteering; Outdoor activities (landscaping/gardening)
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
Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days
This position would be great for - None of the above; Groups
Vulnerable sector check required: YesApply