Adult Leisure Buddy Volunteer - Virtual

(Community Living Burlington)

Position ID: V-HVC0477 Last Full Update: 02 Mar 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactDayalini Mathai, Volunteer Coordinator, Community Living Burlington; Phone: 905-979-6319; Email: mathai_dayalini@clburlington.ca
DutiesVolunteer to spend time with an adult with developmental disabilities. Volunteer will connect virtually to explore hobbies and interests, engage in meaningful activities and to have FUN!
More Info Linkwww.clburlington.ca
BenefitsVolunteering is an opportunity to share your time, talents and abilities. By becoming a volunteer you will know that you are making an impact on the lives of others. You will enjoy a flexible schedule tailored to meet your goals, needs and interests. Some of the benefits of volunteering include: gain work and life experience, meet new people & contribute to the community, gain awareness and understanding of people with a disability while enriching both yours and their lives, good experience for people considering a career in Developmental Services, and most importantly have FUN!
ClientsAdults with developmental disabilities living in Burlington.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+)
Areas of InterestFriend / Penpal ; Social Interaction ; Volunteer from Home / Virtual
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Planning & Organizing ; Willingness to establish a friendship with an adult with special needs, good communication skills, sense of humour, dependable and reliable.
Commitment Length6 months or more
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Virtual Volunteering
Minimum Hours2 / Month
Dates and TimesHours are flexible as convenient to volunteer and person supported.
SeasonsYear Round
LocationVarious location in Burlington
Number of PositionsBurlington: 5 individual(s) 
 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Scheduled training
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckRequired
Agency Details
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Organization NameCommunity Living Burlington
Office Phone905-336-2225
Fax905-335-9919
Websitewww.clburlington.ca
Address & Map
3057 Mainway
Burlington, ON L7M 1A1
 
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