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:
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!
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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
Address & Map
3057 Mainway
Burlington, ON L7M 1A1
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