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About the Position
Position #: 19337
OrganizationSunbeam Centre
Position: Book Buddy - Recreation & Leisure
Location: 2749 Kingsway Drive, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: Improve someone's quality of life by sharing your love of reading.
Description: Volunteer will be matched with an individual with developmental disabilities to share love of reading. Volunteer expected to visit client in their home for 1 hour per week with a minimum commitment of 3 months. During visits the volunteer will read books, share stories and support client to enjoy activities related to reading. A great opportunity for volunteers of all ages and experience levels.
Training Details: Participation and completion of orientation session required. Volunteers will always have staff supervision and support
Working Conditions: Group Home environment
Duration: 3 months or less
Timing: Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime, Weekend - Evening, Anytime
Time Detail: To be negotiated
Age: 14+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest: Arts/Culture, Caring Support, Library/Research
Skill(s): Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Communicate in Plain Language, Verbal Communication, Creative Thinking, Respect, Performing
How to Apply
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Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Laurie Yeo-Schmidt
Phone: 519-893-6200 Ext. 253
Address: 2749 Kingsway Drive Kitchener, N2C 1A7


Volunteer Action Centre
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