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Volunteer for Multisport Workshop

Organisme: Jake's House

Engagement: Court terme (moins de 6 mois)

Disponibilité: Soirées

Langue préférée: Anglais

Nombre de postes disponibles: 10

Endroit: Ottawa - Est

Date limite: 13 oct 2019


Multisport Mentorship is designed for young athletes on the autism spectrum, who are exploring all that sport and recreation have to offer. The goal is to get children moving and having fun, through a variety of sport-specific games and activities. Children will explore movement and learn the basic skills involved in a variety of sports, including soccer, basketball, track, baseball, tennis, obstacle training and more. Each activity in this program can be easily modified to match the skill set and interests of your Ausome athlete, so all levels of physical abilities are welcome.

As a Jake’s House mentor, you’ll be paired with an ausome athlete to help them run through each activity at their own pace. Expect balancing games, relay races, and interactive group games, thrown in amongst the other skills in a fun and supportive setting.


Farha Khan


Adresse de l'occasion de bénévolat
St. Rita Catholic School – 1 Inverness Ave. Nepean ON K2E 6N6


Bon pour les personnes intéressées par: Sports; Soutien aux personnes handicapées; Mentorat

Vous allez travailler avec: Autochtones (Première nation, Métis, Inuit); Minorités visibles ou Nouveaux Canadiens; LGBTTQ; Hommes; Jeunes (16-18 ans); Femmes; Jeunes (19-24 ans); Les athlètes

Comment cette occasion de bénévolat vous bénéficier?
Reference letters for proof of volunteer hours and experience available upon request. Your generosity and dedication will provide these children with life-changing experiences and we’re thankful for your help. You will also be invited to be part of our Holiday Party in Ottawa.

Comment l'organisation bénéficiera?
Jake’s House supports individuals on the spectrum throughout their lifespans through four core initiatives: 1) Jake’s House Annual Holiday Parties, a 15-year tradition of bringing families together for a welcoming, fun and festive celebration; 2) Legends Mentoring Program, themed group mentoring workshops that provide youth with opportunities to learn skills, socialize and make friends; 3) Jake’s House Employment Mentoring, a program that supports the integration of young adults into the workforce; and 4) inclusive housing solutions, designed to address the growing housing gap in the autism community, giving more aging adults a place to call home.

These initiatives are only made possible through the generosity and commitment of volunteers. To be able to assist more families in the Ottawa region, Jake's House is currently seeking volunteers to engage as mentors in the Legends Mentoring Program and as advocates willing to spread awareness.

Catégorie de l'organisme: Services sociaux

Bénévoles - considérations

Le temps qu'il faudra pour communiquer avec les candidats - 1-6 jours

Cette position serait formidable pour - Des nouveaux Canadiens; Des jeunes entre 16 et 24 ans; Des groupes

Vérification de casier judiciaire exigée: oui