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About the Position
Position #: 18001
OrganizationCity of Kitchener
Position: Leisure Support Volunteers
Location: various City of Kitchener facilities
Impact Statement: The City of Kitchener is committed to ensuring that all residents can participate in leisure and recreational programs regardless of ability.
Description: As a Leisure Support Volunteer you will provide one-on-one support for residents who require assistance to participate in city programs. Volunteers should have an interest in working with individuals with a disability, have good communication skills and a caring and understanding attitude. Must be comfortable to provide input to program instructor about potential program adaptations that would enhance the participantís experience in that program. Please note that this placement time, length and location will vary depending on the needs of the community.
Requirements: Confidentiality, Work Without Supervision
Training Details: Information on the participant that you are supporting will be shared with you by the Inclusion Coordinator. This may include strategies used by the participant guardians or caregivers and AODA Training.
Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Anytime
Time Detail: Varies in time, date and location depending on volunteer availability and needs of the individual.
Age: 16+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs
Area(s) of Interest: Children/Youth, Recreation/Sports
Skill(s): Interpersonal Communication, Communicate in Plain Language, Conflict Resolution
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://www.kitchener.ca
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Rebecca Florence
Phone: 519-741-2200 Ext. 7537
Address: 200 King Street West, Kitchener, N2G 4G7
 
Volunteer Action Centre of Kitchener Waterloo and Area
(Townships Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich)
151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2
Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559
Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm
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