Friday Activity Night

(Burlington. Parks and Recreation, Programs for Individuals with Disabilities)

Position ID: V-HVC0055 Last Full Update: 04 Jul 2019
Opportunity Details
CommentsThis is a volunteer opportunity to assist individuals with a disability at Friday Activity Night. This is a fun social get together with games, crafts and activities. The participants may need assistance with taking part, or are just looking for a friend.
ContactSharon Hutchinson, Recreation Programmer - Child, Youth & Family, City of Burlington; Phone: 905-335-7720 ext 6439; Email: youthprograms@burlington.ca
DutiesAssist in drop-in program for teens & young adults who have developmental delays.  
Help with group or one on one activities.
ClientsPeople with varied disabilities of all ages
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestEvent Coordination & Support ; Friend / Penpal ; Games ; General Manpower / Physical Labour ; Music & Performing Arts ; Social Interaction ; Special Needs / Differently Abled ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work ; Empathy. Able to see ability. Comfortable with those who have a disability. Enthusiasm required.
Commitment LengthShort Term - Seasonal commitment preferred
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours3 / Week
Dates and TimesFriday: Evening (6:30 PM to 9:30 PM)
SeasonsSpring ; Fall ; Winter ; Volunteers can choose to do one session - Fall, Winter or Spring - or multiple sessions.
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationBrant Hills Community Centre, 2255 Brant Street
Number of PositionsBurlington: 2 individual(s) 
 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsPolice check 
Vulnerable Sectors Screening is required if over 18.
Start DateOn or after 27 Sep 2019
End Date12 Jun 2020
Agency Details
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Organization NameBurlington. Parks and Recreation, Programs for Individuals with Disabilities
Office Phone905-335-7600
Toll Free Phone1-877-213-3609
Fax905-332-0932
E-Mailyouthprograms@burlington.ca
Websitewww.burlington.ca/en/live-and-play/Individuals-with-Disabilities.asp
Address & Map
Burlington, ON
 
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Mailing Addressc/o Youth Programs 
PO Box 5013 
426 Brant St 
Burlington, ON L7R 3Z6