Program Volunteer

(Breaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre)

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Position ID: V-CWD0314 Last Modified: 20 Apr 2018 Last Full Update: 19 Apr 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactTeresa Gal, Executive Director, Breaking Down Barriers Independent Living Resource Centre; Phone: 705-445-1543; Fax: 705-445-1656; Email: executivedirector@breakingdownbarriers.ca
DutiesAssist staff to deliver various programs such as crafts, bingo, outings and trips to adults with diverse disabilities. This includes set up and clean up for programs. Also, volunteers needed to assist with weekly golf program and weekly curling program.
More Info Linkwww.breakingdownbarriers.ca
ClientsIndividuals aged 16+ with physical, sensory, emotional, intellectual and/or mental health disabilities.
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Families ; Groups ; Individuals
Areas of InterestArts & Crafts ; Community Outreach ; Event Coordination & Support ; Field Trip Aide / Community Outing Support ; Games ; Nature / Environment ; Program Coordination / Support ; Recreation & Sports ; Social Interaction
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Sports & Coaching ; Team Work
Commitment LengthVarious Commitment lengths
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours2 / Month
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
LocationBDB offices in Collingwood. Golf is at Batteaux Creek and Curling is at the Collingwood Curling Club
Number of PositionsSimcoe County: 20 individual(s) 
 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided ; Volunteers are required to complete AODA training and basic training and orientation to the organization.
TransportationCar required ; Volunteers are responsible for their own transportation
CostPlease note that BDB office is located in downtown Collingwood and parking is not free
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
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Organization NameBreaking Down Barriers, Independent Living Resource Centre
Office Phone705-445-1543
Toll Free Phone1-800-843-6943
Fax705-445-1656
E-Mailadminsupport@breakingdownbarriers.ca
Websitewww.breakingdownbarriers.ca
Address & Map
234 Ste Marie St
Collingwood, ON L9Y 3K5
 
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