Snow Removal Support

(AbleLiving Services, Burlington - Palmer Place)

Position ID: V-HVC0292
Last Full Update: 27 Sep 2022

Opportunity Details: Snow Removal Support

Contact Volunteer Services, AbleLiving Services; Phone: 289-309-8477; Email: volunteer@thrivegroup.ca
Duties

Able Living has been supporting seniors and adults with physical and cognitive impairments for over 40yrs.  Join us in this meaningful opportunity to help break down barriers and support an adult to live independantly in the community.

We are seeking an individual, or small group with an interest in supporting an individual in removing snow from their vehicle to allow safe travel to work on the mornings after a snowfall.

No prior experiences , training or skills required - simply a willingness to support a productive and engaged member of our community to live more independantly.  A dedicated and dependable individual is required who will be appropriately respectful of the task to ensure the vehicle is not damaged and meets safe visiblility requirements. 

Time requirements will be entirely up to the weather

October to April commitment is requested

Benefits Gain experience working with adults with disabilities, physical or cognitive impairments, provide hands on support to assist a client to live independantly, supporting the goals of an individual to live independantly, ongoing support and recognition from the agency, documentation for hours of service provided, reimbursement for police records check after required hours of service, letter of recommendation considered for exceptional volunteers after completing 40hrs of service
Clients Adult with physical disability
Ages 14 year(s) - 104 year(s)
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a mental disability ; Persons with a physical disability ; Persons with a visual impairment ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples
Areas of Interest Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Manual Labour / Physical Labour
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills - Ability to communicate in english required, ESL and english learners welcome ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service - Focus will be on supporting the individual clients goals and directions ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently - Individual will be required to monitor weather and make decision to complete task as needed without prompting
Commitment Length Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Position is weather dependant, individual can commit to a single 'season' or return each winter
Interaction Level Solitary ; Staff support will be provided if needed
Minimum Hours 2 / Month
Seasons Winter ; Highly variable role, requesting commitment october to april
Accessibility Role requires physical task completion. We will work to support accessibiility for appilicants, please reach out if you have specific needs or questions so that we can work to make this a great fit for YOU!
Location Burlington
Number of Positions Burlington 
 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training on-going - as needed or as requested
Transportation Near public transit
Police Check Required
Start Date On or after 15 Oct 2022
End Date 05 May 2023

Agency Details: AbleLiving Services, Burlington - Palmer Place

Office Phone 905-335-3166
Fax 905-335-3381
E-Mail info@ableliving.org
Website www.ableliving.org
Address & Map
Palmer Place
3097 Palmer Dr
Burlington, ON L7M 4G8
 
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Mailing Address c/o AbleLiving Services Inc 
William Osler Building 
565 Sanatorium Rd 
Hamilton, ON L9C 7N4