Boat Crew
Volunteer Types: Disability Support, Environment, Outdoor activities (landscaping/gardening)
Organization types: Children, Youth and Family, Community and Social Services, Disabilities, Public/Society Benefit, Senior Citizens, Sports and Recreation
Ongoing (more than a year)
Application Deadline: June 1, 2022
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Description

We are looking for volunteers to run boating and fishing trips for people with special needs. We have large pontoon boats we use to provide trips. We will train volunteers in the operation of the boats. A pleasure boat operators card is required, it can be obtained online. We also require a police check for the vulnerable sector. We operate from June to September and you can volunteer for as little as one day a week or more.

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
Our volunteers learn boating skills. They also benefit greatly from the interaction with our guests who take tripos with us.
How will the organization benefit?
We cannot operate without the services of our volunteers. We have been in service in Eastern Ontario since 1996 and each year we normally take about 1300 people with special needs on trips. Finding people who have the time to volunteer with us during the week is essential to our continued operation.
Volunteer location:
10 Clarey Ave

Contact

Peter Homulos
@Friends in Sportfishing
613-853-5690
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​1-6-days

Details

This position would be great for: Adults, Groups, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 10
Good for people interested in: Disability Support, Environment, Outdoor activities (landscaping/gardening)
You will be helping with: Children (0-10 years), Disadvantaged, Homeless, Men, Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Seniors, Youth (11-15 years), Youth (16-18 years), Youth (19-24 years)

Volunteer Considerations

  • Police record check required
  • Vulnerable sector check required
  • This position can accommodate persons with a disability
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