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Hiking/Kayaking (east, west)


Organization: LiveWorkPlay

Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)

Availability: Weekends; Flexible

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 2

Location: Flexible

Deadline: Apr 27, 2021


Looking for someone to hike or kayak with this summer? Look no further, we have two males with intellectual disabilities (one in the east end and one in the west) who are looking for the same thing! Get to know someone new while doing something you both enjoy! Get in touch for more details!

**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
2197 Riverside Dr.


Good for people interested in: Disability Support; Sports; Companionship/Visiting; Outdoor activities (landscaping/gardening)

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

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
This is a great way to make a MEANINGFUL contribution to someone's life; and have FUN doing it!

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

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes