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Social senior needs help to get out in to the community

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Organisme: Citizen Advocacy Ottawa

Engagement: Continu (plus d'un an)

Disponibilité: Flexible

Langue préférée: Anglais

Nombre de postes disponibles: 1

Endroit: Ottawa - Ouest

Date limite: 28 fév 2020

Description

Mary is friendly and outgoing, she enjoys new things and has a wide variety of interests such as arts and crafts, crosswords, museums, parks and community events. She is looking for someone who can spend time with her one-on-one each week. The ideal volunteers is someone who is patient, willing to work with Mary’s communication methods (which include a bliss board and personal communication book) and able to push a manual wheelchair.

As a friend to someone with a disability you can have a profound effect on their life by reducing loneliness and isolation; helping to achieve hopes and dreams; developing personal networks and relationships; decreasing vulnerability; and increasing self-confidence, mental and physical health.

Join our team of more than 250 volunteer advocates who are enriching the lives of someone in their community. You will gain a wonderful new friendship – someone to share activities that you love. You need to be over the age of 18 and to make a minimum commitment of 12 months to this role [Note: your status in Canada may affect your ability to make this commitment e.g. visitor visa, student visa, refugee claimant]. Preparation and ongoing support are provided.

Change Two Lives - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMcWEQdN920

INTERESTED? CONTACT US DIRECT AT volunteer@citizenadvocacy.org or 613-761-9522

Contact

Michael Song

6137619522

Ext: 231

volunteer@citizenadvocacy.org

Adresse de l'occasion de bénévolat
Centrepointe K2G 5X3

Détails

Bon pour les personnes intéressées par: Compagnie/Visites; Soutien aux personnes handicapées

Vous allez travailler avec: Personnes avec handicaps ou conditions médicales

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 - Aucune des mentions ci-dessus

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