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Organization: LiveWorkPlay

Commitment: Short term (less than 6 months)

Availability: Flexible

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 15

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Apr 29, 2021

Description

Be a part of the LiveWorkPlay Employment Task Force!

Do you remember how good it felt to get your first job? Your first pay cheque? Are you curious about other people? Do you enjoy networking and or connecting with your personal and or professional networks to make our community a better place for everyone?
If you answered yes, we need your help and we want to meet you!

LiveWorkPlay is looking for volunteers to join our Employment Task Force - a group of community champions working together to identify and connect LiveWorkPlay to local businesses and employers with the goal of developing job opportunities for people living with intellectual disabilities, dual diagnosis, and/or autism.

What we need from you:
- Join us for bi- monthly task force meetings, usually in the early evening,1.5 -2 hours, hosted at 2197 Riverside Drive
- Share ideas and personal and professional contacts that may be interested in learning more about the benefits of including employees with disabilities in the workplace
- Help us expand our contacts by participating in community networking events
- Share your time with us by approaching potential employers and spreading the word about the benefits of including employees with disabilities in the workplace

What you can expect from us:
-Opportunities to meet other like-minded people and increase your own personal network
- Opportunities to learn about the benefits to employers when they include employees with disabilities in the workplace
-Opportunities to hear about and contribute to the success stories of employers hiring employees with disabilities
- An opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities and employers, help LiveWorkPlay build our organizational capacity, and contribute to make Ottawa a better community for all!

For more information about LiveWorkPlay please visit
http://liveworkplay.ca/


**Please note that because of Covid-19 this is a virtual opportunity, you can reach out to Jen to talk more, discuss LiveWorkPlay's screening process and learn more about steps to be taken at a later date.

Contact

Jen Soucy

613-702-0327

jen@liveworkplay.ca

Volunteer Opportunity Address
Riverside Dr.

Details

Good for people interested in: Disability Support

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

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
You would giving back to the community and doing something you are passionate about and enjoy.

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

Public transportation available: Yes

This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes

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