(Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre)

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Position ID: V-CWD0232 Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 Last Full Update: 04 Oct 2016
Opportunity Details
ContactChuck Walton, Coordinator Strategic Priorities, Breaking Down Barriers; Phone: 705-445-1543; Fax: 705 445 1656; Email:
DutiesProvide weekly companionship to a disables adult in our region. Meet for conversation, maybe go for an outing and just be a friendly face to someone who may otherwise be isolated.
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BenefitsProvide companionship to a disabled person. Help make your community a better place for all. Ensure that some people aren't left out because of their disability.
ClientsAdults in the Georgian Triangle with a disability. The disability may be physical, mental, emotional. We believe everyone should be a part of the community.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+)
Areas of InterestArts & Crafts ; Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Community Outreach ; Friend / Penpal ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing
Commitment LengthVarious Commitment Lengths
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group ; Large Group ; Various Interactions
Minimum Hours1
Dates and TimesTimes and arrangements will be made by the volunteer and the client
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityVarious Locations
LocationOffice: 115 Hurontario St, Unit 203 Collingwood
Number of PositionsBlue Mountains ; Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Collingwood ; Grey County ; Simcoe County ; Wasaga Beach 
50 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided
TransportationCar required ; Volunteers are responsible for own transportation
Police CheckRequired
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Organization NameBreaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre
Office Phone705-445-1543
Toll Free Phone1-800-843-6943
Address & Map
234 Ste Marie St
Collingwood, ON L9Y 3K5
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