Dunk & Dive Volunteer

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

Position ID: V-HVC0072 Last Full Update: 04 Jul 2019
Opportunity Details
CommentsFun Saturday afternoon program for individuals with disabilities, needs volunteers to assist with integration.
ContactSharon Hutchinson, Recreation Programmer - Child, Youth & Family, City of Burlington; Phone: 905-335-7720 ext 6439; Email: youthprograms@burlington.ca
DutiesAssist teens (13 to 21 years) who have a disability 
Assist teens to participate in a variety of sports & swimming activities
ClientsSpecial needs teens ages 13 to 21 years with varied disabilities
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestProgram Coordination / Support ; Recreation & Sports ; Special Needs / Differently Abled ; Youth Engagement ; Youth Services
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Sports & Coaching ; Team Work ; Some knowledge of swimming helpful. Empathy. Able to see ability. Comfortable with those who have a disability. Enthusiasm required
Commitment LengthShort Term - Seasonal commitment
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours3 / Week
Dates and TimesSaturday: Afternoon (12:30 PM to 3:30 PM)
SeasonsSpring ; Fall ; Winter ; Volunteers can assist for one session - either Fall, Winter or Spring - or multiple sessions.
AccessibilityPartially Accessible
LocationTansley Woods Community Centre, 1996 Itabashi Way, Burlington
Number of PositionsBurlington: 5 individual(s) 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Orientation is required - provided by the City of Burlington
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsPolice check with Vulnerable Sector's Screening required. If under 18 Police Records Check required.
Start DateOn or before 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
Address & Map
Burlington, ON
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Mailing Addressc/o Youth Programs 
PO Box 5013 
426 Brant St 
Burlington, ON L7R 3Z6