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About the Position
Position #: 19670
OrganizationEpilepsy South Central Ontario
Position: Client Support Specialist
Location: 351 Louisa Street, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: By sharing your time, you can help to improve the quality of life of people and their families who live with epilepsy. You will also be helping to demystify epilepsy to the public, teach essential first aid, promote empathy and understanding of this disorder.
Description: Provide information and support around all aspects of living with epilepsy. Including: office and/or telephone consultations with individuals and families, advocating on behalf of clients, as appropriate, in their community setting; consult with community professionals requesting expertise on epilepsy-related issues, maintain up-to-date epilepsy information, compiling and distributing appropriate information as requested; and make referrals to other community services as needed.
Training Details: Training will take place the first week and be ongoing throughout the position.
Working Conditions: Working in an office environment with 1-2 other people.
Duration: 3 months or less
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: Position is generally during the daytime, occasional evenings (1 per month) to help with group meetings.
Age: 25+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: Car required
Accessibility: Designated accessible parking space, Support volunteers with special needs
Area(s) of Interest: Counselling/Conflict, Office Work
Skill(s): Community Knowledge/Awareness, Motivate Others, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Accountability, Empathy
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://www.epilepsysco.org/
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Jennifer Lyon
Phone: 519-745-2112 Ext. 303
Address: 351 Louisa Street Kitchener, N2H 5N1


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